A 36-year-old female asked:

Why do doctors not seem to care that i'm fatigued, even though it's affecting my job/quality of life? how can i make someone listen?! not depressed!!!

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Compassion: I regret that these days it's hard to sense human interest from providers of all services. You may find it's even worse for overweight women. A therapist/coach for assertiveness might help. Firm diplomacy - "I've had difficulty impressing Dr's of my fatigue and hope you will take it seriously. It's not my usual state. Please help and do tests." Prepare for diet/exercise advice (may be right!)
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