A 21-year-old female asked:
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yesterday i woke up with diarrhoea and painful stomach cramps. throughout the day, i developed muscle aches all over (flu-like) and went quite dizzy. could it be the norovirus? my symptoms have improved today (no longer achey or dizzy).

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sounds like sugar: Sugar in the diet is a common cause of this kind of ill health. If it applies to you, stop taking sugar in all its forms and get a multivitamin
Answered on Jun 22, 2017

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