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What are some potential causes of chronic fatigue? I've been tested for anaemia, thyroid disorders, mononucleosis and haemochromatosis, but no answer.

What are some potential causes of chronic fatigue? I've been tested for anaemia, thyroid disorders, mononucleosis and haemochromatosis, but no answer.

More Leaves to Turn: Fatigue unfortunately carries a significant amount of possible causes. It sounds as if your doctors are going through the process of eliminating some of the likely players. In the small space we have here, if the above mentioned work-ups were negative....I would take a close look at your bmi or body mass index. Food choices can make a big difference in how you feel hr to hr during the day. ...Read more

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Chronic Fatigue (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Chronic fatigue? ANS: The definition is too long for this space. Google national guidelines for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and you will find the specific items needed to define chronic fatigue syndrome. They ...Read more


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What can cause chronic fatigue?

What can cause chronic fatigue?

Many causes: There are many causes for fatigue and it's impossible to tell you what you have without asking more questions, examine you or run diagnostic tests. Some common causes of fatigue are: obstructive sleep apnea (this is a very important etiology), sleeping problems, homornal imbalances, electrolyte/mineral deficiencies, infections or past viral infections, kidney/liver troubles, stress, depression... ...Read more

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What causes chronic fatigue and nausea?

What causes chronic fatigue and nausea?

Chronic fatigue: There are many causes for chronic fatigue. Best if you see your trusted family physician for examination and tests to determine the cause and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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Would rsd/crps cause chronic fatigue?

Would rsd/crps cause chronic fatigue?

Association: Admittedly, i'm not an expert in chronic fatigue syndrome. I think chronic fatigue is a common comorbidity or associated syndrome of complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy, causalgia), rather than a cause. Sympathetic involvement may be the common link; hopefully an expert in both conditions could contribute more. ...Read more

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Can stress cause chronic fatigue. ?

Can stress cause chronic fatigue. ?

Chronic fatigue: Absolutely! You need to seek a way to minimize your stress. A consult with a Psychologist should point you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause chronic fatigue?

Can HPV cause chronic fatigue?

Highly improbable: Hpv infections present with few if any symptoms. Those that someone with hpv experiences are associated with the problems that they cause such as genital warts or cancer, although these conditions themselves often go unnoticed with no symptoms as well. Chronic fatigue has not been associated with hpv, although if you have one std you may well have been infected with others and should be tested. ...Read more

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Could chronic fatigue syndrome be caused by?

See below: Chronic fatigue syndrome can be brought on by multiple causes. The cdc has a nice page on it: http://www.Cdc.Gov/cfs/causes/index.Html. Hope that helps answer your question! ...Read more

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What is the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome?

What is the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Multifactorial: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors impair the patient's ability to produce energy and they end up chronically fatigued. Poor diet, suboptimal sleep, food and other allergies contribute. ...Read more

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Do we know what causes chronic fatigue syndrome?

Do we know what causes chronic fatigue syndrome?

Chronic fatigue: Scientists don't know exactly what causes chronic fatigue syndrome. It may be a combination of factors that affect people who were born with a predisposition for the disorder. Some of the factors that have been studied include: viral infections, immune system problems and hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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I have been very stressed for over 7 months. Can this cause chronic fatigue? . Labs normal

I have been very stressed for over 7 months. Can this cause chronic fatigue? . Labs normal

Stressed: If you have been stressed for 7 months please try and enjoy XMAS and New Year and then set up an appointment with a Psychologist. You will be guided in the right direction but it won't happen overnight. ...Read more

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What is chronic fatigue syndrome? What causes it, what are the symptoms, and how can it be treated?

See details: CFS is chronic fatigue without an identifiable cause. By definition, the cause is unknown. Several meds can help. One should also have a sleep study to rule out sleep abnormalities as a cause of the fatigue. ...Read more

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Does bronchiectasis significantly cut a persons life span? secondly can it be cause of chronic fatigue? thanks

It depends: on the severity. It can range from being so minimal and localized that it is not clinically significant, to being so severe that lung transplant might be indicated. It can be idiopathic(no discernible cause) or acquired secondary to a number of causes(e.g. pneumonia, TB, cystic fibrosis). It is a form of COPD, and if severe enough can impact morbidity/mortality, and cause chronic fatigue. ...Read more

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Does bronchiectasis cause chronic fatigue and low stamina?, currently my coughing has subsided mostly but still very weak,is it due bronchiectasis?

Does bronchiectasis cause chronic fatigue and low stamina?, currently my coughing has subsided mostly but still very weak,is it due bronchiectasis?

Possible: Extensive disease causing decrease lung function can cause muscle waisting, weightloss & a catabolic state mostly from persistent colonizations & exacerbations ...Read more

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What causes fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome?

No one thing: Hi. We do not know what causes either condition, so right now, your guess is as good as mine (or anyone else's). My belief is it's a constellation of causes, not any one thing. ...Read more

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Are eye problems a cause of chronic fatigue?

Are eye problems a cause of chronic fatigue?

Not usually: Generally, eye problems can result from cfs, but not usually the other way around. ...Read more

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What causes past mono/chronic fatigue syndrome?

What causes past mono/chronic fatigue syndrome?

Chronic Fatigue: Given that extensive labs, imaging, and all medical causes have been ruled out, you may want to try stimulants if you dont have a history of addictions. I have seen Provigil work well but again this would off label use, consult an expert. ...Read more

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What causes your fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? Are the two very related or not?

What causes your fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome?  Are the two very related or not?

Separate: ? re: similarity chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) & fibromyalgia (FM). CFS is attendant with several different diseases & disorders. FM causes CFS; a sentinel symptom. Chronic fatigue is common consequence of common occurrence of non-restorative sleep, which might reflect chronic pain, chronic psychological stressors, noisy environments etc. Gov. agencies on quest for THE elusive virus; good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal for a reactivation of Epstein-Barr (and associated chronic fatigue) to last >12 months? Or can this be caused by something else?

Is it normal for a reactivation of Epstein-Barr (and associated chronic fatigue) to last >12 months?  Or can this be caused by something else?

Chronic Recurrant EB: EBV can reactivate with chemo, but in nature its more controversial because tests do not help us much. In a study in nature (Lake Tahoe area) many poeple with the "yuppy flu" had highly elevated blood EBV component levels compared to a non-symptomatic population. Most of these, often disabled, improved in two years. Some have periodic reactivation or chronic symptoms. Lots of variations seen here. ...Read more

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