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Fatigue, headache (quality: dull/aching sensation) (time frame: gradual onset) Worst when I wake up. Had sleep apnea as a baby. Experience nightmares?

Fatigue, headache (quality: dull/aching sensation) (time frame: gradual onset) Worst when I wake up. Had sleep apnea as a baby. Experience nightmares?

Morning headaches: Morning headaches can be due to a variety of things including sleep apnea, high blood pressure and brain tumors. Follow up with your doctor for more complete history taking, exam and care. ...Read more

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My monocyte percentage is always low (2% or less) is that normal? I suffer chronic fatigue & feel tired most of the time .. All other test are fine

My monocyte percentage is always low (2% or less)  is that normal? I suffer chronic fatigue & feel tired most of the time .. All other test are fine

Monocyte: percentage is fine.. Try changing your diet with more vegetables and less meats. I am basing this on the conditions you've listed as well as your medications. ...Read more

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Does chronic fatigue syndrome get worse over time?

Does chronic fatigue syndrome get worse over time?

Chronic fatigue: Chronic fatigue can become worse over time but can also be related to age related changes from hormonal decline, vitamin deficiencies or reduction in level or time as well as from the increased degenerative changes in your body. The best strategy is to always eat well, get your hormone levels checked since they can help and take your vitamins. ...Read more

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I suffered severe chronic fatigue and constant infections for yrs after going under general annesthetic for the first time. Any insight as to why?

I suffered severe chronic fatigue and constant infections for yrs after going under general annesthetic for the first time. Any insight as to why?

Chronic fatigue: Undergoing general anesthesia and surgery is a major stressor to the system. This puts a tremendous burden on the adrenal glands and may suppress the immune system. Most of the time it depends on how healthy or stressed the body was prior to the procedure. This allows infections that may not normally be able to cause illness to replicate with a suppressed immune system. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause chronic fatigue? And what are some ways i can boost my metabolism? Trying to lose weight, but tired all the time

Can low blood pressure cause chronic fatigue?  And what are some ways i can boost my metabolism? Trying to lose weight, but tired all the time

Maybe: Chromic hypotension can but some people run a low blood pressure as baseline. So it depends what your baseline BP was. The best way to boost your metabolism is to follow a low-carb, higher lean protein diet in the form of three meals and 2 to 3 snacks. Also adding daily exercise such as walking, running, hiking yoga, spinning or pilates and circuit training will definitely boost your metabolism. ...Read more

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All day drowsiness, fatigue and tiredness without any accompanying symptom. Stressful life and feeling sad. Feeling like faint&tired all time (f, 32).

All day drowsiness, fatigue and tiredness without any accompanying symptom. Stressful life and feeling sad. Feeling like faint&tired all time (f, 32).

Seek medical consult: As a psychiatrist, i could easily draw an association between your mood (i.e., sad); your life circumstances (stressful); and symptoms (drowsiness). The diagnosis could be depression, which can be addressed with a combo of talk therapy and medication. However, there are innumerable other conditions which could cause fatigue and faintness, hence consultation with an internist or family md is key. ...Read more

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I'm having extreme fatigue for the past 3 days same time I started topical hydrocortisone. Can extreme tiredness and shortness of breath be a side e?

I'm having extreme fatigue for the past 3 days same time I started topical hydrocortisone. Can extreme tiredness and shortness of breath be a side e?

Not typically: It is not a typical side effect. Especially if it is only being used for three days. Hydrocortisone cream can eventually cause this if used in large amounts for long periods of time. I would recommend that you see your general physician to discuss your symptoms if you are concerned. ...Read more

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No energy and tiredness bloods have gone back normal doctor thinks it's chronic fatigue is there anything I can do to stop the tiredness ?

No energy and tiredness bloods have gone back normal doctor thinks it's chronic fatigue is there anything I can do to stop the tiredness ?

Talk with your MD: Talk with your MD to learn what tests were done and what specifically your tests showed. Standard things like eating properly, getting extra rest and avoiding unnecessary stress may help. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have idiopathic small fiber neuropathy & i've also had horrible tiredness that won't get better. Are sfn &chronic fatigue syndrome seen together?

Yes: Devanshi gupta, md, and john harney, md, neurologists at dallas neurological associates, richardson, texas, paper, reviewed 48 patients who underwent skin biopsy for small fiber neuropathy. 30 patients had a painful condition, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain syndrome or some combination of the above. Of these, 13 (43%) had evidence of small fiber neuropathy. ...Read more

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22 year old female... Constant shortness of breathe, tiredness, dry cough, and anxiety. I have celiac disease, asthma, and chronic fatigue.

22 year old female... Constant shortness of breathe, tiredness, dry cough, and anxiety. I have celiac disease, asthma, and chronic fatigue.

Consider allergist: It sounds like your asthma is still not completely controlled. A board-certified allergist can be really helpful if you haven't seen one yet. Tai chi or chi gung classes can help with breathing technique and anxiety. See therapist for help with anxiety triggers. Take care of yourself! ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of feeling fatigue much of the time ? What tests should I be looking at ? What could it be ?

What are the most common causes of feeling fatigue much of the time ? What tests should I be looking at ? What could it be ?

Depression: Once one rules out the potential medical causes (insomnia, low thyroid, anemia etc), depression is the most common followed by deconditioning (lack of physical activities) , and sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my side, dizziness, and fatigue all the time?

What could cause pain in my side, dizziness, and fatigue all the time?

FATIGUE EVAL: 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 many subtle sleeP disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in my side, dizzy fatigue all the time?

What to do if I have pain in my side, dizzy fatigue all the time?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: First you need to uncover the cause of your symptoms, prior to getting this addressed and treated. ...Read more

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I have extreme fatigue all the time. I am currently exclusively breastfeeding. Is this related?

I have extreme fatigue all the time. I am currently exclusively breastfeeding. Is this related?

Yes: Having an infant and breastfeeding is extremely exhausting, just to begin with. You may have other issues though, that need to be checked out. You might want to see your doctor and have your blood count checked to make sure not anemic, as well as your thyroid checked out. Pregnancy can induce changes in our bodies that weren't there before pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more