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D Ribose Chronic Fatigue
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?
Horizant for FMS: Dear Wanda: Horizant is a brand name for Gabapentin which is also known as Neurontin (gabapentin). Gabapentin is widely used by neurologists for neuropathy (pain due to nerve damage); Gabapentin is also used to treat chronic pain syndromes like fibromyalgia, however, the treatment can be associated with fatigue! So, talk with your rheumatologist. All the best! Nisha ...Read more
Still a mystery: Chronic fatigue syndrome refers to severe, continued tiredness that is not relieved by rest and is not directly caused by other medical conditions. As part of the definition of cfs other conditions known to cause fatigue are not present. The cause of cfs is still a mystery but there is often evidence of immune dysfunction and many theorize it is caused by viruses. Please see my comments for more:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Change life style: Chronic fatigue usually takes years of poor life style to develop and requires healing on the physical (diet and gradual increasing exercise, ) mental (positive attitude, ) emotional and spiritual (faith, hope, self-love, and patience, ) levels. You have to learn to take care of you and not others until you recover. It usually occurs in so called wounded healers who help others before themselves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer