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Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Multiple issues that: you seem to be addressing w/doctors. Stay in touch w/them. Also, consider a Micronutrient panel to see the nutritional status of your body. Spectracell lab in Texas has an excellent one. Check out their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Why do babies get fussy about going to sleep even when they are tired?

Why do babies get fussy about going to sleep even when they are tired?

Change: A babies perception may be stressed as they enter into a sleep phase as they don't understand leaving an awake state. They are aware something is happening but don't wish it too. Try playing soothing white noise - spa music - in the background to help the baby relax. Avoid rocking to sleep as they will get used to it and will grow older and have sleep issues unless always rocked. ...Read more

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Four days ago I do unprotected sex with sexworker now iam suffering from low BP and tiredness, no sleep. is HIV infected to me...

Four days ago I do unprotected sex with sexworker now iam suffering from low BP and tiredness, no sleep. is HIV infected to me...

Too Early: Too Early to know if you have contracted HIV. However, other sexually transmitted infections like Herpes can make you feel tired and body ache and fatigue also before you see sores in your penile area. The best is to prevent. DO not go to Sex workers. Help them to get out of this profession. Hope you used a condom. Good luck . It is never too late to change. ...Read more

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Usually I can rock 4 month baby to sleep, but now he is very fussy, won't take the pacifier and only falls asleep on my nipple? Why? And what to do?!

Usually I can rock 4 month baby to sleep, but now he is very fussy, won't take the pacifier and only falls asleep on my nipple? Why? And what to do?!

Possible teething: At that age, it's possible he is starting to teeth, and is using your nipple to soothe his aching gums. You don't want to get into a routine of him using you to soothe himself at bedtime - it's a difficult habit to break. Try massaging his gums, use a cool teething ring, or try a dose of ibuprofen if he;s really fussy. Likely this will pass with the eruption of some teeth!! ...Read more

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How long do two to four month old babies sleep?

How long do two to four month old babies sleep?

6-8 hours: A four month old baby can sleep from 10 pm to 6 am. Up until four months a baby will usually be up once between 10 pm and 6 am. If a baby is not sleeping through the night by 4 months then i discuss with parents how to achieve that. A baby sleeping in your room or in your bed may not easily sleep all night. ...Read more

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What is the typical sleep habits for twenty-four month old babies?

What is the typical sleep habits for twenty-four month old babies?

Baby aleep: They will still require a daytime nap, about one hour or so. They will also still sleep about 10-12 hours at night. Not much different than 1year olds but they definitely should be sleeping through the night on their own and in their own bed. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby turns on her side to sleep. Is it safe ? N is that normal?

My 4 month baby turns on her side to sleep. Is it safe ? N is that normal?

It's OK: Once a baby is able to turn themselves to one side or other in their sleep, it is considered safe to leave them in that position. It is normal, although I'd say she is a bit ahead of the norm in being able to do this. ...Read more

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When is a good time to put a 4 month baby down for sleep for bedtime?

When is a good time to put a 4 month baby down for sleep for bedtime?

Bedtime: It kind of depends on your schedule, but as a general rule of thumb I encourage parents to set up a good nighttime routine and make the goal bedtime around 8pm. ...Read more

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