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How To Cure Fatigue
Not a disease: "Adrenal fatigue" is not a true medical disorder. It is a "diagnosis" made by alternative doctors for people with nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, dizziness, difficulty concentrating. Salivary cortisol levels are typically done, but the results have no medically validity. "Adrenal insufficiency" is a rare medical disorder that should only be diagnosed by an endocrinologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Balancing good / bad: No medication is perfect, it is always a balancing art. Whatever you decide to do to cure these undesirable effects, please keep in mind the benefits you get from taking the medication. Your doctor is a good resource to help you figure out why you are taking the medication in the first place, and based on the specifics of the medication, he/she might have a recommendation for you. ...Read more
Get evaluated: First get a good evaluation to rule out underlying causes for your fatigue. A complete history and physical along with appropriate tests, including cbc, chem, thyroid tests including thyroid antibodies, cpk, rf, ana, parvo, ebv, and lyme. Depending on your history and risk factors additional studies may be ordered. Treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fatigue on the road: 8000miles, how many days? How many hours drive/day? How much coffee daily? Good food to support long drive 9fruits +++ fibers ++)? No matter the distance and urgency of the drive, need absolutely 8h of sound and recuperative sleep. Good sleep = good restoration period = good planning result in less consequence. ...Read more
Doctor visit: You need your health checked by your doctor and sleep. Make sure you are drinking enough water. If you have allergies get that treated. Along with that consider laser skin care for your under eye troughs as well as dermal fillers. These are cosmetic treatments and do not eliminate medical care and good health. ...Read more
My vit d is 70 ug/ml which is high.I get drowsiness and tiredness. Is high vit d causing that? How to get cured of that in a month?
NO: There is no fully agreed vitamin d level which is optimal, but we do feel that many patients do quite well with levels at 50-60 ng/ml, and your "70" should indeed be very safe. The drowsiness and fatigue should actually respond positively to vitamin d, unless you have a paradoxical rxtn. Since this is a fat soluble vitamin, can take time for level to drop. Work with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be treated: There is no scientific evidence which will support the concept of Adrenal Fatigue.It is not a recognized diagnosis by the medical community and has been perpetuated by the Alternative Medical Practitioners Hypothyroidism has to be treated with life long replacement with thyroid hormones.You can say it is controlled and not cured in real sense. In adrenal underlying medical problem can be treated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
FATIGUE EVAL: CFS IS A DX OF EXCLUSION You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary. LASTLY EBV&CMV TITERS TX VALTRX/FAMVIR can help Pts with VERY HIGH TOTERS ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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