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Chronic Fatigue, Exhaustion, and Overall Unwellness

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Woman laying on sofa wondering if she Should  be concerned about chronic fatigue, exhaustion, and overall unwellness?Should I be concerned about chronic fatigue, exhaustion, and overall unwellness?

At some point in your life, you are going to feel fatigued, exhausted, and unwell. Causes for these temporary symptoms can be related to an acute illness or a wide range of events in your life, and there can be physical, mental, and/or emotional culprits. Chronic fatigue, exhaustion, and overall unwellness, however, are not normal. These symptoms over an extended period of time could indicate you have an undiagnosed health concern.

There are many health reasons for exhaustion and fatigue. Stress, lifestyles changes, family problems, job worries, and a million other minor or major issues can cause weariness and an overall feeling of not being well. How much you eat, drink, sleep, and exercise can even play a role, as can medication, alcohol, and caffeine consumption. Mental and emotional conditions, such as depression and grief, can also leave you feeling weary and sick, as can physical illnesses such as nutrient deficiency, diabetes, thyroid issues, sleep apnea, fibromyalgia, autoimmune disorders, and heart disease. There are many other physical, psychological, and environmental reasons for overall tiredness and feeling unwell.

There are also gynecologic reasons for chronic fatigue, exhaustion, and overall unwellness. These include:Though circumstances in life can leave you feeling unwell and exhausted for a variety of reasons, chronic fatigue, exhaustion, and overall unwellness is not normal. If your symptoms last for an extended period of time, it is important that you talk to your doctor. Keeping a detailed symptom diary can help you accurately share your symptoms with your doctor so decisions can be made about testing, diagnosis, and treatment.

This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.

01-20-2015 - 02:10 PM


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