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Dr. John Chiu
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Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

See internist: This problem is so complex that I would urge you to see an internal medicine doctor ASAP. Gluten-intolerance is one condition you will need to rule out but there are also issues which cannot be explained by gluten intolerance alone. I presume you have significant anemia as well. Please keep us update on the findings since getting feedback helps us to do a better job in the future. ...Read more

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How do you know if your severe fatigue is from endometriosis ? Also what else can be checked besides vitamin d hemoglobin iron for tiredness

How do you know if your severe fatigue is from endometriosis ?   Also what else can be checked besides vitamin d hemoglobin iron  for tiredness

Probably not related: Endometriosis, while it can really cause a lot of pain over many years does not in and of itself cause fatigue. Certainly the pain can wear one down but again, it does not directly cause fatigue. The workup for fatigue includes blood work to check the function of almost all the different organs and glands in the body - kidney, liver, blood cells, thyroid (TSH) to name the basics. ...Read more

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20 y/o Female having frequent fainting spells, excessive tiredness, and history of Vitamin D deficiency and six past concussions.

20 y/o Female having frequent fainting spells, excessive tiredness, and history of Vitamin D deficiency and six past concussions.

U need 2 C a neurol-: -ogist soon. Post concussion syndrome can B a cause. My advice NO MORE CONTACT SPORTS OF ANY KIND! Get in 2 C the neurologist. ...Read more

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Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

See internist: This problem is so complex that I would urge you to see an internal medicine doctor ASAP. Gluten-intolerance is one condition you will need to rule out but there are also issues which cannot be explained by gluten intolerance alone. I presume you have significant anemia as well. Please keep us update on the findings since getting feedback helps us to do a better job in the future. ...Read more

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Will being low on vitamin d make me Feel tired all the time?

Will being low on vitamin d make me Feel tired all the time?

It can cause: some fatigue, but there are many, many more common causes. Check w/your doctor. Luckily, vitamin D deficiency is easy to correct with a cheap daily vitamin d supplement capsule. ...Read more

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If you have low vitamin d, will it make you tired all of the time? I can sleep 10 hours and wake up still tired.

If you have low vitamin d, will it make you tired all of the time? I can sleep 10 hours and wake up still tired.

No: But there are a number of sleep disorders, psychiatric disorders and physical disorders that can cause this. Start with your personal doctor and take it from there. I wish you wakefulness and alertness. ...Read more

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Can lack of vitamin d make a person fatigued or tired?

Can lack of vitamin d make a person fatigued or tired?

Yes.: But the exact mechanism is unclear. More people with d deficiency report fatigue, but it is unclear if it is related to lack of outdoor activity, and other factors (nutritional) that may be confounding factors. At this point, we can't be sure! ...Read more

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