Depression. You first have to rule out medical, thyroid, neurological and sleep related or drug induced causes, if all this has been ruled out then you can start meds and therapy.
I have 3 children aged 2, 5, and 8. I am 29 and am in full swing surgical menopause. I live with chronic fatigue, night sweats and every other miserable menopause symptom you can imagine! I have severe clinical depression and anxiety. I have seasonal affe
Unlikely. 29y fem. W. "menopausal" sx's/3 young children has "fatigue, night sweats, depression & anxiety". Ovarian waning unlikely & speculative. Symptoms correlate w. Fibromyalgia, FM. General med exam needed. If no physiologic findings see Rheumatologist. Oft FM symptoms result from primary lumbosacral dysfunction incited by multiple childbirths w. & w/o underlying Hypermobility Syndrome. See Osteopath.
Therapy? Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room.
Insomnia 7yrs, chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks, memory loss, pain back of head, neck, shoulders, hips & depression setting in now. Diagnosis?
Def sleep problem. While your symptoms could mean a lot of different things, a primary sleep disorder is certainlyone of the problems. Insomnia can contribute to all complaints and is very common with anxiety and depression. They both feed into each other. Find a sleep specialist in your area that works with similar patients to use sleep program like cognitive behavioral therapy to treat.
Get an evaluation. When one has a number of long standing symptoms the only way to get an accurate diagnosis is to get a personal evaluation by an experienced clinician. There are hundreds of possibilities based on the symptoms you list.
Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia? 50's female describes 7 years chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks, memory loss, pain of back head, neck, shoulders, and hips, ; depression. This is a pretty good description of the fibromyalgia constellation of symptoms. Her medications reflect ongoing care ; probable serial metabolic profiles. Hopefully thyroid studies have been performed. She should see a rheumatologist.
What could cause chronic (2-7 years): coughing, swollen left lymph node, headaches, constipation, fatigue, anxiety, depression, insomnia, "brain fog"?
GERD. Gastro esophageal reflux disease associated with constipation. Change diet, avoid spicy, fried, citrus food, white chocolate peanut. Coffee soda condiments. Over the counter antacid twice a day, sleep inclined, avoid late dinner, eat small meals and chew your food very well. What to eat? High fiber green vegetable beans lentils. Drink more water. Use laxative like metamucil twice a day. I.
Big question. Those are all complex disorders and the treatments are also complex. Medications that are often used include Lyrica, SSRIs, Savella, (milnacipran) gabapentin. Treatment needs to be holistic to include diet and exercise, addressing sleep issues, considering alternative therapies, counseling if needed and patient education. Your family doctor is probably the best place to start.
HMMMM. There is no magic pills for any one of these let alone all three conditions. Your doctor may need to try several different medications, along with Psychotherapy and counseling to help with your issues, and hopefully, through trial and error, and a good relationship with your healing professional, you will be able to find some relief. Best wishes to you.
Savella (milnacipran) #1. It is similar to drugs used to treat depression and other psychiatric disorders. Also Lyrica (pregabalin) and Cymbalta (duloxetine), another SNRI with good record. Talk to your treating physician for more information.
A normal diet. There are no specific diets that help or don't help these disorders.
Fatigue and sadness. Yes both chronic fatigue and depression can be a viscious cycle. To improve your health, consider a more holistic approach that can review other causes of fatigue such as hormonal imbalance, vitamin deficiencis, nutritional intolerances, adrenal fatigue. An alternative medicine physician may help better due to their non pill approach and emphasis on lifestyle.