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Just diagnosed with innappropriate sinus tachycardia.I'm a high level athlete,17yrs. high hr with minimal exertion,fatigue,dizziness.treatment?

Just diagnosed with innappropriate sinus tachycardia.I'm a high level athlete,17yrs. high hr with minimal exertion,fatigue,dizziness.treatment?

U need 2 B worked-: -up by a cardiologist B4 U compete in sports. It may B ok if U R in great shape,but with the other symptoms U really must B sure. Talk 2 Ur parents & B sure U C a qualified cardiologist. A stress test needs 2 B done if not done already. ...Read more

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Why does post-exertional malaise not kick in until the following day for me? Moderate exertion causes extreme fatigue and/or joint pain the next day.

Why does post-exertional malaise not kick in until the following day for me? Moderate exertion causes extreme fatigue and/or joint pain the next day.

See a doctor: This can occur with a wide variety of underlying medical conditions and in and by itself is so non-specific that without clearly relating it to other factors makes it difficult to discuss. You need full history and physical. Good luck and hope this works out to your advantage. ...Read more

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I have recenty been diagnosed as patient with sarcoidosis, I have fatigue and exertional dyspnoea.Do i need treatment?I have asthma and diabetic.

Rule out other cause: Fatigue is a well described component if sarcoidosis, it is a part of sarcoidosis penumbra( insomnia, fatigue and possible neuropathic symptoms) . Please talk to your doctor to see if other causes have up be ruled out such as hypothyroidism and any sleep related breathing disorders ...Read more

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Mild dyspnea-increases on exertion, lower back pain, fatigue, difficult to concentrate, cold hands/feet, painless blisters on end of tongue. Help!

Mild dyspnea-increases on exertion, lower back pain, fatigue, difficult to concentrate, cold hands/feet, painless blisters on end of tongue. Help!

Need more info: This constellation of symptoms could be unrelated and appear rather non-specific. A thorough history and physical examination should be performed by your doctor to elicit a diagnosis or multiple diagnoses. He may want to check your thyroid, blood levels and heart function. Go to er if shortness of breath worsens, you develop chest pain, or dizziness. ...Read more

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I feels always tiredness?

I feels always tiredness?

Many causes: Lots of causes of fatigue to consider. Anemia, depression, throud disorders, sleep apnea, obesity, lung disease, diabetes, low vitamin d, restless legs, circadian sleep disorders, sprue, just to name a few. Best to see a doctor to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes fatigue?

Lots of things: Nutrient-poor diet, not enough sleep, anemia, medication or drug side effects, chronic stress, hidden illness (usually with other symptoms), etc... Make sure you are eating mostly fruits and vegetables, avoiding suger and high fructose corn syrup, getting enough sleep (extremely important) and see your doctor if things don't improve soon. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I treat fatigue?

How do I treat fatigue?

Find the cause: Fatigue is a very non-specific symptom that can be caused by many things including stress, hormonal imbalance, sleep apnea, over exertion from work, infection, electrolyte imbalances, thyroid/adrenal/pituitary disease or even just daily living can cause fatigue...The best way to treat this is to find the cause and correct what's causing the fatigue (if a cause can be found). ...Read more

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What can cause fatigue?

What can cause fatigue?

Fatigue: The causes of fatigue are multi-factorial. Often times fatigue is caused by problems with: sleep, hormones, heavy metals, infections, nutrient deficiencies, from lack of exercise, poor oxygenation and food allergies. ...Read more

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