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Dr. Rita Corona
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Exhaustion (Definition)

Exhaustion = depletion of energy which can occur ...Read more


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Is post orgasmic illness syndrome real?I have symptoms similar to it like feeling extreme fatigue and depressed after sex. Is it real or pschological?

Is post orgasmic illness syndrome real?I have symptoms similar to it like feeling extreme fatigue and depressed after sex. Is it real or pschological?

Good question: This is a rare syndrome for which the cause is still being sought, one hypothesis involves immune and allergic responses to one's own semen. Many of these men have other signs of atopy in addition to this -- psychological responses are not the only symptoms. Your own situation may or may not match; please discuss with your doctor. Good luck. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21241453. ...Read more

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Can leaky gut syndrome cause chronic issues?Developed multiple food allergies& get extreme fatigue/brainfog after eatinANYTHING-sound like leaky gut?

Can leaky gut syndrome cause chronic issues?Developed multiple food allergies& get extreme fatigue/brainfog after eatinANYTHING-sound like leaky gut?

CELIAC VS ALLERGIES: Celiac vs Food Allergies is sometimes difficult to distinguish. True gluten allergy with Celiac antibodies is less common. You may have a leaky Gut. You need full exam and lab testing especially TFTS/VITD/Celiac Panel/HPYLORI. Stool samples x 3 . While waiting start a gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com and rotate your food. Food allergy testing. A food diary and elimination may help ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

What are the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

See below: Medically unexplaned fatigue for over 6 months not relieved by rest and interfering with normal activities plus 4 or more of the following: impared memory/concentration sore throat tender neck or axillary lymph nodes muscle pain multijoint pain new headaches unrefreshing sleep postexertion malaise. ...Read more

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Which symptoms consistant with chronic fatigue syndrome?

Which symptoms consistant with chronic fatigue syndrome?

Many tests: You need to be evaluated for sleep pattern disruptions, metabolic abnormalities, immune system dysfunctions, inadequate nutrition, chronic infections, insufficient hormone levels, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, psychological issues and many more. It's difficult to evaluate and treat. There are many things that can help. ...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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What are the main symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome that people have?

What are the main symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome that people have?

Multi system: This condition, perhaps as a sequel to a viral illness, causes tiredness, muscle aching, joint pain and mental fatigue. More common in women, it can affect all age groups, responds poorly to medication, and in extreme cases leaves the patient mostly bedridden. There is no laboratory testing that makes the diagnosis. There are strong psychological underpinnings. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to relieve all the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Does anyone know how to relieve all the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Identify cause!: Poor sleep, depression, chronic viral illness, autoimmune diseases, anemia, all can cause this. The medication i favour for symptomatic relief is Provigil or nuvigil. ...Read more

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I think I have chronic fatigue syndrome. How would i find out if that is my symptom?

See details: Fatigue is your symptom when you have cfs. However, you need to rule out other causes of fatigue so have a doctor evaluated the situation. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how do I know if I have chronic fatigue syndrome and what are the symptoms?

I was just wondering how do I know if I have chronic fatigue syndrome and what are the symptoms?

See details: Only if you have severe unremitting fatigue and all other causes of fatigue have been ruled out. ...Read more

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Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Yes: There is a fair amount of overlap between chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and chronic daily headache syndromes. Patients with of them commonly report headaches and difficulty falling asleep. ...Read more

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Can you list some key differences between fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome? I have most symptoms of both, so need some way of distinction.

FM vs. CFS: Fm is a generalized systemic condition that is characterized by widespread aching or pain throughout the body. To be included in the diagnosis of fm, this pain should be located in at least three out of four quadrants of the body or along the entire spine for a minimum of three months. Cfs may be distinguished from fm on the basis of the presence of cognitive dysfunction, which is absent in fm. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and HIV similar and can they be mistaken for each other?

Specific diagnosis: For hiv. While the symptoms of two disease may have some similarities, there are specific tests for diagnosing hiv. Your doctor can order a test for HIV if you have any reason to believe that you may be infected. The cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is not known and there are no diagnostic tests for this malady. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more