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Acting Very Tired (Overview)

Fatigue is a non specific term that describes a state of feeling tired, or even exhausted. Feeling fatigued can be normal (for example, after running a marathon), or it can be a symptom of any of a wide variety of conditions, such as viral infection, anemia, low thyroid, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFIDS), malignancy, and many more.


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What is the definition or description of: acting very tired?

What is the definition or description of: acting very tired?

Only you know.: What's 'very tired-acting' to you is something only you know for sure. Discuss it further with your doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more

Acting Very Tired (Overview)

Fatigue is a non specific term that describes a state of feeling tired, or even exhausted. Feeling fatigued can be normal (for example, after running a marathon), or it can be a symptom of any of a wide variety of conditions, such as viral infection, anemia, low thyroid, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFIDS), malignancy, and many more.


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Normal to feel fatigue when IBS acts up? How about why it don't act up

Normal to feel fatigue when IBS acts up? How about why it don't act up

Possibly : Ibs can be associated with other emotional types of disorders. It would be nice for you to speak with your physician to adjust or add some potential medicines if indicated. ...Read more

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I've had 2 enlarged lymph nodes behind ears returning for 6 months they act up at night lots of fatigue doctor wont listen, says to take ibprophen help?

I've had 2 enlarged lymph nodes behind ears returning for 6 months they act up at night lots of fatigue doctor wont listen, says to take ibprophen help?

Take it out: Since they are causing symptoms and bothering you to search for help and they have been for a while i consider removing one for biopsy and getting a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Tmj has been acting up for two months now, only way I can get relief is taking anti inflammatories, I'm tired of always drugging myself. Options?

Tmj has been acting up for  two months now,  only way I can get relief is taking anti inflammatories,  I'm tired of always drugging myself. Options?

Bruxism Appliance: Have you discussed the fabrication of a bruxism appliance with your dentist? If not, now is the time to do so. Make an appointment, you might be a good candidate. ...Read more

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Is there a form of melatonin between time release and short acting? I want one that works for a while, but doesn't keep making me tired.

Is there a form of melatonin between time release and short acting? I want one that works for a while, but doesn't keep making me tired.

Melatonin 20 mg/day: Short acting melatonin is the better one- upto 20 mg daily is very safe. Melatonin has proved in some studies to arrest the growth of cancers like breast,ovary etc ...Read more

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I woke up gasping for air, I don't sleep often, I'm not usually tired during the day. I was told it could be just GERD acting up? Worry? Apt is in dec

I woke up gasping for air, I don't sleep often, I'm not usually tired during the day. I was told it could be just GERD acting up? Worry? Apt is in dec

Waking up gasping : for air is a usually a sign of sleep apnea; gastro-esophageal reflux severe enough to cause it? Maybe, depending on your history. What does " I don't sleep often" mean? I trust your MD knows your health history & has results of your cranial ultrasound, CT scan of the brain & endoscopy. Tell your doctor. Seek an appt. sooner than Dec. & ask if any studies are needed before your visit. ...Read more