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Chronic Fatigue Brain Fog
Chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs) diagnosis after vigorous testing which was all normal. I live with brain fog on a daily basis. Anything that can help?
CFS: Treatment includes a combination of the following: cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) and graded exercise for certain patients healthy diet sleep management techniques medications to reduce pain, discomfort, and fever medications to treat anxiety (anti-anxiety drugs) medications to treat depression (antidepressant drugs) also see excellent info at www.Cdc.Gov/cfs best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause chronic (2-7 years): coughing, swollen left lymph node, headaches, constipation, fatigue, anxiety, depression, insomnia, "brain fog"?
GERD: Gastro esophageal reflux disease associated with constipation. Change diet, avoid spicy , fried, citrus food, white chocolate peanut. Coffee soda condiments. Over the counter antacid twice a day, sleep inclined , avoid late dinner, eat small meals and chew your food very well. What to eat ? High fiber green vegetable beans lentils. Drink more water. Use laxative like metamucil twice a day . I. ...Read more
Could mast cell disorder cause tachycardia no hypertension, chronic sinus problems, brain fog, sweating, fatigue, shortness of breath very high ige?
Most common symptoms: Fatigue skin lesions (urticaria pigmentosa) and itching abdominal discomfort nausea and vomiting diarrhea food and drug intolerance olfactive intolerance infections (bronchitis, rhinitis, and conjunctivitis) ear/nose/throat inflammation anaphylaxis (shock from allergic or immune causes) episodes of very low blood pressure (including shock) and faintness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic Fatigue, Muscle Weakness, Diarrhea, and Brain Fog years after Gallbladder surgery. Any ideas?
Let's talk diarrhea: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, after cholecystectomy), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. ...Read more
Is it possible to experience fatigue and brain fog after taking ciproflaxin? And if so, what are ways to relieve it?
Possible side effect: The symptoms you have listed can be side effects of taking ciprofloxin. Side effects can be temporary, or it can last as long as one takes the ciprofloxin. Relief comes primarily from stopping the medication, however, before doing so, you should contact your doctor for alternatives to the ciprofloxin. ...Read more
Evaluation needed: You need to see a Dr for an eval. Prepare by thinking about anything that might be different in your life if these are new concerns. The more detailed you can be, the better their chances to Dx.Best! ...Read more
I am 16 and am experiencing heavy 'brain fog' and fatigue all the time. I can't seem to relieve it with sleep or with any methods I've seen online. ?
See your doctor.: Have you been ill with a fever, sore throat, cough, other symptoms? Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Did you have a head injury? Are you on medication? You should be examined by your doctor and may need some lab work done to make the proper diagnosis. Possible causes of your fogginess and fatigue are mono, concussion, depression, other viral illlnesses, medications, among others. ...Read more
Too many ideas!: There are many possible causes of your symptoms: many type of infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), anemia, nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, thyroid ; other hormonal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, stress, depression etc. It's impossible for anyone here to diagnose you further. See a good doctor, preferably with a holistic perspective, for a thorough evaluation ;comment:. ...Read more
What possible illnesses could cause fatigue, brain fog, and tinnitus without any problems with blood work?
Vague: Many illness can cause similar symptoms. I would get more than one opinion from possibly an ENT dr. As a start. ...Read more
Since my dose of thyroxine has changed from 150mgs to 125mgs, I am now experiencing brain fog and fatigue. Is this a coincidence or could it be this?
Medication effect: I understand your discomfort. Thank you for informing about Thyroid cancer, Thyroidectomy , Thyroxine ,Diabetes, and Lantus (insulin glargine) It is likely that fatigue and brain fog are due to changing of Thyroxine from 150mgs to 125mgs/day, or Anxiety and Depression. See Endocrinologist for Thyroid status. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Therapy and Medication ...Read more
Have lupus.BAD fatigue& brain fog x2weeks.Rheum did labs,said your lupus looks great,ignored my fatigue.I'm normally active.This if affecting my life?
Been on vivelle (estradiol) 0.0375 for a month. better but not much. should I increase to 0.05? brain fog still and fatigue is still really there. Help!
Talk to your doc!: Please, DO NOT INCREASE YOUR HORMONES WITHOUT DISCUSSING WITH YOUR DOCTOR, who should be a gynecologist expert in hormone replacement. You don't say why you're on the muscle relaxer and Tramadol, but they could be contributing to your fatigue and brain fog. And I'm not sure why you are thinking that the Vivelle (estradiol) would be the answer to those particular symptoms. See a psychiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I used to take ritalin (methylphenidate). I would take a break from them and would experience extrem fatigue, nausea and brain fog for a few days. Why did this happen?
How long should the flu last? I've had a headache, on and off brain fog/confusion, and extreme fatigue for the last 5 days and I'm not getting better.
Please tell me what symptoms come with oral herpes (cold sores)? Fatigue? Any fibromyalgia-like symptoms like pain, brain fog?
I have had fatigue muscle weakness and some brain fog. I have low vit d of 20. Is this cause for my symptoms ? Dr says yes but idk about brain fog
Low Vitamin D: can negatively impact brain function so your doctor sounds correct. Just to be thorough consider getting a second opinion. I see that your have GI symptoms also. This can account for your symptoms. Perhaps a GI specialist would be a good place for a second opinion. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Diagnosed with hypothyroid Tsh 12.3 3 months ago, been on Levo 75 mg yet still have fatigue & brain fog. Did a 2nd test last week. result: Tsh 5.3 ?
Hypothyroidism: While most labs in States use 0.45-4.5 as normal range, many will aim for 1-2 when treating hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). We (re)check TSH every 6wks after dose change. Assuming no side effects, we'd recommend increasing your Levothyroxine dose to 88 or even 100mcg daily, then rechecking TSH in 6wks. Goal should really be making you feel normal, not just making numbers normal. ...Read more
Question for MDs that have actually treated a patient with POTS: what intervention did you see the best results from for symptom management? Symptoms: Fatigue, Brain fog, Memory Recall, Exercise Intolerance, Occasional Swallowing/breathing issues;
Uncertain: There is at this time no convincing data to prove existence of adrenal fatigue (stress-induced adrenal insufficiency too small to measure), & symptoms attributed to it may be due to depression, sleep deprivation, acute stress reaction, hypothyroidism, heart failure, or other. If mood, aerobic exercise can be helpful for brain fog. Best to seek medical opinion, and ask doc before starting exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer