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Doctor insights on: Exertional Fatigue

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Can adrenal fatigue cause constant lightheadedness?

Can adrenal fatigue cause constant lightheadedness?

It can but: In your age group, it is more likely to be anemia, low blood pressure, or low blood sugar. Try eating more often, avoiding sweets which can make your sugar drop. Try to drink enough fluids to keep your urine a pale yellow color (if its clear, that's too dilute, drink less) and try to get more protein in your diet. If not better with that in a week or two, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could fibromyalgia cause muscle fatigue?

Could fibromyalgia cause muscle fatigue?

Not fatigue alone: Not unless you have the other symptoms of fibromyalgia as well. If you are simply in poor condition that is a more likely cause for your complaint. ...Read more

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Fatigue, headache, lassitude, unrefreshed sleep, body weakness?

Fatigue, headache, lassitude, unrefreshed sleep, body weakness?

See a doctor: 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 is impossible for anyone here to diagnose you further. See a good doctor, preferably one with a holistic perspective, for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Constant dizziness, spaced out, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath lately?

Constant dizziness, spaced out, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath lately?

You need to be seen: Stress, poor diet, smoking, dehydration, anemia, medication interaction, endocrine problems, heart problems, being out of shape are all potential reasons. You need an evaluation to see what is going on with you. ...Read more

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Symptoms: sudden fatigue then sudden energy, nauseous, headaches, weak (strength), abdominal pain?

Symptoms: sudden fatigue then sudden energy, nauseous, headaches, weak (strength), abdominal pain?

See below: It sounds as if you've acquired an influenza-like illness (ili). These illnesses are similar to, but not as severe as, influenza. The best thing to do is maintain hydration, rest, and stay home. ...Read more

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Forgetfulness, Memory problems, Poor concentration, nerve pain in head, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, tachycardia, swollen belly/legs/feet.

Forgetfulness, Memory problems, Poor concentration, nerve pain in head, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, tachycardia, swollen belly/legs/feet.

Various symptoms: You have a variety of symptoms so you need to see your doctor. He/she will examine and test you and give you a diagnosis and provide help. Possibilities include cardiac issues, infection, GI issue, anxiety. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dizzy, light, headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath, yawning.

Dizzy, light, headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath, yawning.

This constellation : Of symptoms requires further evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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Can muscle tension dysphonia cause shortness of breath on exertion?

Can muscle tension dysphonia cause shortness of breath on exertion?

Possibly: If the dysphonia interrupts the mechanics of inspiration or expiration in any way, one could note shortness of breath even with healthy lungs. ...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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Feeling down, low concentration, muscle pain, heart palps, overeating, easily irritable, exhaustion, occasional nausea and headaches?

Feeling down, low concentration, muscle pain, heart palps, overeating, easily irritable, exhaustion, occasional nausea and headaches?

Sad: Depressed, depressed, depressed. All your symptoms shout "depression". Sorry that we can't fix that in 400 characters here and now, but I urge you to seek help. Depression isn't easily treatable, but it is treatable. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches, dizziness, shortness of breath, tachycardia, nausea, eye pain.

Multiple symptoms: These multiple and diverse symptoms require a consultation and complete evaluation by your physician who will then order appropriate tests to diagnose the causes of these complaints. In addition to blood tests, xrays, ekg, breathing tests, neurology and opthalmology consultations may be needed. ...Read more

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Could my varying generalized weakness and fatigue be deconditioning?

Could my varying generalized weakness and fatigue be deconditioning?

Yes.and other things: Deconditioning is probably the most common cause of generalized weakness, or feeling of chronic fatigue. By varying yu mean that sometimes strong and alert, then something more unusual, and needs to be worke up. Start reconditioning. Best way is aerobic activity, such as a brisk walk up slight incline 30 minutes daily; long muscle exercises, drink 8 glasses water/fruit juice daily, get enuf sleep. ...Read more

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Sudden weakness , dizziness and sleepiness with shortness of breath.

Sudden weakness , dizziness and sleepiness with shortness of breath.

Short of breath: The shortness of breath worries me. I would go seek help immediately. Feel better. ...Read more

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What causes extreme fatigue?

What causes extreme fatigue?

Many Causes: Extreme fatigue can be caused by many possible medical concerns. Some common causes are medications, low thyroid, depression or anxiety, anemia, mono virus, and sleep apnea. There are also many more possible causes and so i would recommend visiting your healthcare professional and at least starting with basic blood work and a review of your current medications and overall health status. ...Read more

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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