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Doctor insights on: Extreme Weakness And Fatigue Causes

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What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.

What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.

Narcolepsy: You may be experiencing a disorder called narcolepsy.
It is characterized by the sudden onset of the overpowering urge to sleep during the day.
See a physician about this matter. ...Read more

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Can clinical depression cause all day fatigue, drowsiness and general weakness even after waking up until bed time? I fear MS for extreme fatigue. F 32

Can clinical depression cause all day fatigue, drowsiness and general weakness even after waking up until bed time? I fear MS for extreme fatigue. F 32

Clinical depression: Can manifest in extreme fatigue. Difficult to get out of bed, on the couch all day, etc. However, there are others conditions that can cause these symptoms. Please visit you doc and perhaps he/she can check your thyroid and other hormones, blood sugar, etc. Please put ms at the bottom of your list and try not to let your mind run away with problems that may not exist. Called "catastrophizing. ...Read more

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What could cause extreme joint pain, weakness especially in leg and wrist with fatigue? Feeling of having the flu but not actually having the flu??

What could cause extreme joint pain, weakness especially in leg and wrist with fatigue? Feeling of having the flu but not actually having the flu??

Be seen: There are many potential causes, I would encourage you to be seen. Systemic inflammatory conditions can cause patients to ache in their joints and generally not feel well. These can precede a viral infection or can be associated with non-infectious conditions like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Consider being seen, and exam and labs can often find the cause. ...Read more

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My tests show vitamin B12 to be at just 109. I have extreme weakness and fatigue. I've taken 5 injections so far and still feeling the same.?

My tests show vitamin B12 to be at just 109. I have extreme weakness and fatigue. I've taken 5 injections so far and still feeling the same.?

Other tests...: Have you had any other tests done? That would be important to know since there are many other reasons that can cause weakness and fatigue. For example, low iron, thyroid problems, hepatitis, diabetes, to mention just a few. Also, many people with depression may suffer extreme fatigue and tiredness. Discuss this with your doctor for more evaluation. ...Read more

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Can high prolac cause general body weakness and fatigue?

Can high prolac cause general body weakness and fatigue?

Yes!: Hyperprolactinemia makes people feel depressed, anxious, and have heightened physical complaints! ...Read more

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Can 5mg of isotretinoin cause tiredness and weakness? I doubt it.

Can 5mg of isotretinoin cause tiredness and weakness? I doubt it.

Isotrentoin: There can be significant side effects so contact the prescribing doctor and discuss ...Read more

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Think my vision is getting worse could that cause fatigue and weakness?

Think my vision is getting worse could that cause fatigue and weakness?

Depends: You should have your eyes examined by an eye md. Blurred vision should be evaluated. May be very simply a need for glasses. Now fatigue and weakness may be a totally different problem. Get an evaluation to rule out systemic problems that could be related to your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the reason of extreme fatigue/weakness?

What is the reason of extreme fatigue/weakness?

Extreme fatigue: There are so many potential causes of extreme fatigue, and often you will be experiencing a perfect storm combination of several of them if your fatigue is truly extreme. Think adrenals, thyroid, b vitamins vitamin d, chronic viral infection, malnutrition, and even early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can cause shakiness, weakness, light headedness, and sudden tiredness?

What can cause shakiness, weakness, light headedness, and sudden tiredness?

Several things: Reaction to medication, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), anxiety, cardiac arrhythmia, middle ear infection, labyrinthitis, panic attack, anemia, and dehydration are few conditions. If these are frequent symptoms should consult physician for physical exam and perhaps testing. ...Read more

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What does fullness in the i hilum mean? a could this cause severe fatigue. a weakness?

What does fullness in the i hilum mean?  a could this cause severe fatigue. a weakness?

Is this a: Chest xray finding? It means there is possible enlargement of a part of the hilum, which is located in the central part of the lung, where the pulmonary blood vessels emerge from the heart. Usually this is just due to anatomic variations of the blood vessels, but it could also be due to adenopathy, a pulmonary circulatory abnormality, or mass. Talk to your doc, you may need a chest CT to sort it out ...Read more

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Can clonazepam cause fatigue and weakness?

Maybe: Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine, so it shares properties with all the other benzodiazepines, which include producing sedation and muscle relaxation. These could be experienced as fatigue and weakness, though they really are different. ...Read more

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What can cause leg weakness/tiredness?

What can cause leg weakness/tiredness?

Many causes: In your age group, may consider spinal stenosis, poor blood flow to legs, such as intermittent claudication, myasthenia gravis or muscle disease, peripheral nerve issues, spinal cord compression caused by neck degeneration. But could well be a benign problem, such as deconditioning, gaining weight, having thyroid issues, even depression your doctor can sort all of this out. ...Read more

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Does arimidex (anastrozole) cause fatigue and weakness!

Does arimidex (anastrozole) cause fatigue and weakness!

Yes: Arimidex (anastrozole) is used to treat some types of breast cancer. Fatigue, weakness, tiredness are some common side effects seen with use of this drug. Please report these symptoms to your physician if they continue or become bothersome. Take care. ...Read more

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Can low vit d cause mild breathing weakness along with my body weakness and fatigue. Dr prescribed pills for severely low vit d?

Can low vit d cause mild breathing weakness along with my body weakness and fatigue. Dr prescribed pills for severely low vit d?

Low vitamin D: If your doctor has prescribed vitamin D for you the breathing weakness is not vitamin D related.
What is your ethnicity? Vitamin D is lower but very safe in African-Americans. ...Read more

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For several months I've had lightheadedness, weakness and fatigue. Bp and sugar under control. Always feel "out of it". What can cause these feelings?

For several months I've had lightheadedness, weakness and fatigue. Bp and sugar under control. Always feel "out of it". What can cause these feelings?

Ask about your meds: This could be a side effect of one of your medications. Ask your doctor next time you have an appointment. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue weakness loss of appetite?

Extreme fatigue weakness loss of appetite?

Many possibilities: This set of symptoms could be due to many things — depression, anemia, glandular disorders, a tumor, toxic exposure, etc., to name a few. Best to get checked by your primary care doctor as a first step. ...Read more

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What can cause pain, tiredness and weakness in my legs and knees?

What can cause pain, tiredness and weakness in my legs and knees?

Legs and knees: There are many things that can cause pain, tiredness, and weakness in your legs and knees.
Please start with a visit to your primary doctor and you may need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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Periodic, transient fatigue, weakness with low mood. One-two weaks everything seems fine, next weak extreme fatigue. No other physical symptoms. F, 32?

Periodic, transient fatigue, weakness with low mood. One-two weaks everything seems fine, next weak extreme fatigue. No other physical symptoms. F, 32?

Low blood sugar?: Please see your doc. How is your diet and exercise? If low blood sugar see Mark Hyman's boo "The Blood Sugar solution." Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does antiphospholipid antibody syndrome cause weakness and fatigue?

Yes: Yes it can cause vasculicitis and cause decrease in blood flow. It can predisposed to stroke. ...Read more

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For these past few days I have had tiredness, weakness, joint pains and feeling generally ill with no obvious cause?

Can be a variety of : It can be a variety of issues from a viral illness, to the initiation of inflammatory arthritis and it may be best for you to see your physician to get this clarified. ...Read more

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HB 12% iron 32 mild anisocytosis can it cause fatigue sleepiness weakness?

HB 12% iron 32 mild anisocytosis can it cause fatigue sleepiness weakness?

Yes: Your hemoglobin is a bit low for a male! Depending upon what your genetic background is the anisocytosis along with mild anemia MAY represent a Hemoglobin abnormality (eg: Thalassemia Minor)

Hope this helps

DR Z ...Read more

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What causes severe back muscle stiffness a disoriented, balance trouble, fatigue, weakness? Can barely move......

What causes severe back muscle stiffness a disoriented, balance trouble, fatigue, weakness? Can barely move......

Need full work up: Your symptoms are troublesome. I would see your PCP for full eval. Need to get full work up to find correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Yes: There are many symptoms.
Always recommend that an individual also obtain a full physical to be sure you are healthy.
There are many ways to help the anxiety including meds, meditation, yoga, relaxation techniques.
Wish you all the best. ...Read more

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Can ulcers cause weight loss, weakness and fatigue?

Can ulcers cause weight loss, weakness and fatigue?

Yes, that is : Possible. Especially so if there is significant weight loss or bleeding. ...Read more