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Are sleep deprivation and neck stiffness related symptoms?

Are sleep deprivation and neck stiffness related symptoms?

Could be: You may have aches and pains, listlessness, decreased concentration when you are deprived of sleep. ...Read more

Sleep Deprivation (Definition)

A condition in which, either consciously or unconsciously, you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically, adults require six to eight hours, although some people require ...Read more


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Tired all the time can't sleep irritable memory loss blurred vision headaches body aches tightness in neck and shoulders and e.D. Can it be depression

Possibly: You might also be suffering from sleep related do you know if you stop breathing at night or clench or grind your teeth? If so, speak to your doctor about a sleep study. Much can be learned from this test and it can shed a lot of light on the clinical problems. ...Read more

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What are the extraintestinal symptoms of IBS-C? Can patients experience fatigue, poor sleep, headaches, back pain, and heart palpitations?

What are the extraintestinal symptoms of IBS-C? Can patients experience fatigue, poor sleep, headaches, back pain, and heart palpitations?

Limited to bowel: Technically speaking, IBS-C (constipation predominant) shd only affect the bowels. IBS isn't a systemic disease like IBD (inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis). That being said, IBS can certainly cause anxiety / panic disorder (it has a way of affecting the mind, sleep, & there4 personality), which can then explain the symptoms u describe. TTYD & perhaps a counselor regarding ...Read more

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Headaches, arm and leg pain with tingling, and neck stiffness. Symptoms all happen together. Could low lying cerebellar tonsils cause my symptoms?

Headaches, arm and leg pain with tingling, and neck stiffness. Symptoms all happen together. Could low lying cerebellar tonsils cause my symptoms?

Hemiplegic Migraine: Migraine is a complex neurological disorder. Such symptoms could signal an other serious problem that requires treatment soon. See your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Are chronic fatigue and sleep apnea related?

Are chronic fatigue and sleep apnea related?

Apnea + fatigue: People with sleep apnea can be chronically fatigued, but not everyone with chronic fatigue has sleep apnea. Fatigue is a feeling of mental of physical exhaustion but is not the same as sleepiness. Sleepiness is the likelihood someone will fall asleep given the opportunity. You can be fatigued but not sleepy. Mention these symptoms to your physician so they can help you work through them. ...Read more

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Sudden brief dizziness, stiff neck and tiredness lasting 24 hours. Do experience PA's and GAD. Could these sympts be related to those? More serious?

Sudden brief dizziness, stiff neck and tiredness lasting 24 hours. Do experience PA's and GAD. Could these sympts be related to those? More serious?

Consider a MRI brain: While the symptoms that you note could be related to stress, anxiety or panic attacks it is best that you are followed regularly by your medical doctor and a psychiatrist given your history of HTN and mitral valve prolapse. Also a cervical and brain MRI may be in order to evaluate for a pinched nerve or other diagnosis causing the dizziness. ...Read more

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Are headache, painful neck and shoulders symptoms of flu?

Are headache, painful neck and shoulders symptoms of flu?

Fever?: If yes, then maybe. If you have no fever flu is unlikely and you should see your doctor if this persists for a few days. ...Read more

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Could these symptoms be related? Joint pain/ inflammation, fatigue, postural hypotension, dry mouth, poor memory/'fog', arm/hand twitches, clumsiness

Could these symptoms be related?  Joint pain/ inflammation, fatigue, postural hypotension, dry mouth, poor memory/'fog', arm/hand twitches, clumsiness

Possibly: It is possible that you may have one single condition, although it would seem more likely to be a number of conditions that may be contributing. There are a number of inflammatory arthropathies, lupus, for example, that can cause joint complaints but also a variety of systemic manifestations in their more advanced state. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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What could be a cause for? Muscle stiffness, numbness, swollen thyroid, headaches, sleep apnea, personality changes, all in the right side of body.

What could be a cause for? Muscle stiffness, numbness, swollen thyroid, headaches, sleep apnea, personality changes, all in the right side of body.

Clinical hypothyroid: When your thyroid does not works or is affected by an inflammation (thyroiditis) it will swell, have fatigue, weakness, nubness, snoring, slepiness & sleep apnea. Rare to be jusst one side, then a neurological problem could be present/ neuropathy. See a specialist. ...Read more

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For 2-3 weeks i've had neck, shoulders, and back pains. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Hand numbness and tingling. Depression. What causes these symptom?

For 2-3 weeks i've had neck, shoulders, and back pains. Loss of appetite.  Fatigue. Hand numbness and tingling. Depression.  What causes these symptom?

Rule out med illness: You should first get a physicalexam to rule out any medical illness that might be contributing to how you're feeling. There are various illnesses such as vitamin deficiencies thyroid disease and sleep apnea that can cause what you're feeling. Lyme's disease is another possibility. Depression makes you feel very tired and fatigued both physically and mentally. You can develop aches and pains in virtually any part of your body. With depression you feel helpless hopeless worthless and guilty. Energy and motivation are low. There is a distinct lack of ability to enjoy things and a tendency to withdraw socially. You can either have an increased or decreased appetite and insomnia or increased sleepiness. You can also have both. If you are feeling this way please see your doctor, then a therapist, and if necessary a psychiatrist for medication management. Do not forget to watch your diet, exercise, and seek out other ways of treating your depression from an alternative medicine or complementary medicine point of view. Yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and finding your spiritual center can all be important ways to overcome depression. ...Read more

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Can anxiety mimic the symptoms of CKD: restless legs at night, increased urination, shortness of breath, back pain, headache, trouble concentrating?

Can anxiety mimic the symptoms of CKD: restless legs at night, increased urination, shortness of breath, back pain, headache, trouble concentrating?

Kidney disease: assuming CKD means chronic kidney disease. Until very late and had advanced stage, usually requiring immediate dialysis, CK D typically has no specific associated symptoms other than a loss of nocturnal urinary concentration ability requiring a trip to the bathroom during the night. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Been having sudden dizzy spells. More nervous about things now. Brain fog, memory problems, legs ache, problems sleeping, and fatigue are most symptom?

Been having sudden dizzy spells. More nervous about things now. Brain fog, memory problems, legs ache, problems sleeping, and fatigue are most symptom?

See a neurologist: for the evaluation, imaging and management. It is important to see doctor neurologist so they can conduct further investigations of your alarming condition. ...Read more

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Other than stress and anxiety what might cause lightheadedness, some mucsle tension and not sleeping well. ?

Other than stress and anxiety what might cause lightheadedness, some mucsle tension and not sleeping well. ?

137 possibilities: Go to symptomchecker.Webmd.Com. You can type the symptoms in and they list all 137 conditions that can cause those symptoms, along with a brief explanation. Next time you see your dr quiz him or her and find out how many of those the human mind can remember. Don't be dismayed if the list is not that long. That's why doctors need computers and iphones and ipads . We are truly in the info era. ...Read more

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My symptoms are lack of focus, dizziness, fatigue (even with sleep), and headaches. What could this be?

My symptoms are lack of focus, dizziness, fatigue (even with sleep), and headaches. What could this be?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. HBA1C TO SCREEN FOR DIABETES LABS: CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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Migraine with lethargy, excessive sleeping, neck pain, and have NO energy. Different from other migraines. What is this?

It is migraine: a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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What would cause general feelings of unwellness, aching joints, occasional headaches, etc.. I have anxiety and depression...Could this be the cause?

What would cause general feelings of unwellness, aching joints, occasional headaches, etc.. I have anxiety and depression...Could this be the cause?

Yes: Yes depression and stress can cause all of kinds of things. General feelings of unwellness can be linked to depression and stress. See a professional who can help you in treating and addressing your anxiety and depression.A god starting point is your family physician otherwise a psychiatrist would be best. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


Dr. Walker Wynkoop
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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more