Fatigue

Definition of Fatigue:

The physical or mental weariness resulting from exertion.

Also: Fatigued

Topics Related to Fatigue

Acetyl-L-Carnitine

...as a treatment
“...Therapeutic supplementation can be used successfully to treat muscular weakness and fatigue...”

Acidosis

...the condition
“...They may include ... fatigue / tiredness...”
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Acupuncture

...as a treatment
“...periods; Infertility; Discomfort during pregnancy; PCOS; Menopausal symptoms; Endometriosis; Muscle pain and strain; Stress; Insomnia; Allergies; Sinusitis; Sinus infection; Anxiety; Depression; Fatigue; Arthritis; Weight loss; Smoking cessation; Back pain; Sciatica; Joint pain; Acute and Chronic pain; According The World Health Organization, there are more than 100 different kinds of...”

Addison's Disease

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The slowly progressive loss of cortisol and aldosterone secretion usually produces a chronic, steadily worsening fatigue, a loss of appetite, and some weight loss...”

Adrenal Insufficiency

...related topic
“...Symptoms include primarily fatigue, weakness, decreased appetite with ensuing weight loss, as well as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation, or increased pigmentation of the skin...”

Allergic Tension Fatigue Syndrome

...the condition
“The fatigue related to chronic food allergy usually starts as intermittent episodes in association with some other allergic manifestation, especially gastrointestinal symptoms, headaches or nasal allergy...”
...our question about Dark circles under eyes
“Symptoms of Allergic Tension Fatigue Syndrome can include edema, especially puffiness of the eyelids and fullness and discoloration of the infraorbital (below-eye) areas...”

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

...the condition
“...Symptoms may include tripping and falling, loss of motor control in hands and arms, difficulty speaking, swallowing and/or breathing, persistent fatigue, and twitching and cramping, sometimes quite severely...”

Andropause/Male Menopause

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Typical symptoms include ... Fatigue, loss of a sense of well being – 82%...”
...recommendation Acetyl-L-Carnitine
“...Fatigue was likewise improved in both groups...”

Anemia

...the condition
“...There are various types of anemia, but they share many common symptoms such as fatigue...”
...our question about Having constant fatigue
Fatigue is the most common symptom of Anemia...”
...relationship to Leukemia
“The red blood cell deficiency caused by leukemia leads to anemia and the symptoms of anemia, including severe fatigue, pallor, and breathing difficulty...”

Angina

...the condition
“...Signs that a person is having a heart attack and should get emergency attention include: pain lasting more than 30 minutes, sweating, nausea, shortness of breath, severe anxiety, and fatigue...”

Ankylosing Spondylitis

...the condition
“...It can cause fever, loss of appetite, and fatigue, and it can damage other organs besides the joints, such as the lungs, heart and eyes...”

Anorexia / Starvation Tendency

...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching...”
...recommendation St John's Wort
“Used for depression or anxiety that leads to fatigue and adrenal gland exhaustion...”

Antidepressants

...as a treatment
“...Common side-effects of SSRI antidepressants include ... Fatigue...”

Anxiety

...the condition
“...Physical symptoms can include rapid heartbeat and palpitations, sweating, dizziness, headaches, insomnia and relentless fatigue...”
...relationship to Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia Syndrome
“Depression or anxiety may occur as a result of the chronic pain and fatigue, or the frustration felt with this condition...”
...recommendation Vitamin Niacinamide
“The textbook description of anxiety neurosis exactly matches the symptoms of vitamin B3 (niacin) deficiency: hyperactivity, depression, fatigue, apprehension, headache, and insomnia...”

Arrhythmias/Dysrhythmias

...our question about Fatigue after light exertion
“An inefficient pumping action by the heart can result in rapid fatigue...”

Aspartic Acid

...as a treatment
“...Improves fatigue, increases stamina and cellular energy...”

Babesiosis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The symptoms of babesiosis normally begin about a week after a tick bite with a gradual onset of malaise, anorexia and fatigue...”
...recommendation Conventional Drug Use
“...Fatigue, malaise and a low grade fever may persist for weeks or months after treatment has been completed...”

Bacterial Dysbiosis

...the condition
“...The symptoms include abdominal distension, carbohydrate intolerance, fatigue and impaired mental function...”

Boils, Abscesses, Carbuncles

...recommendation Homeopathic Remedies
“...People who need this remedy are sensitive and nervous, inclined toward colds and swollen glands, and easily fatigued...”

Bone Cancer

...the condition
“...Symptoms may also include fatigue, fever, weight loss, and anemia (loss of oxygen-carrying red blood cells)...”

Bone Marrow Suppression

...the condition
“...Reduced red blood cells produce classic anemia symptoms ... fatigue...”

Brucellosis

...the condition
“...Other symptoms that are present in most cases are loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, weakness, excessive sweating, and malaise...”

Budd-Chiari Syndrome

...the condition
“...Symptoms include ... Fatigue...”

Caffeine

...as a treatment
“...Caffeine is known to enhance athletic performance, reduce fatigue and improve recovery in athletes...”

Caffeine/Coffee Avoidance

...as a treatment
“...Instructions: Quitting coffee "cold turkey" can cause mild to severe headaches as well as nausea, anxiety, fatigue and depression, lasting for several days...”

Carbohydrate Intolerance

...the condition
“...Hyperinsulinemia can also cause the adrenal gland to over-produce the stress hormone cortisol, resulting in adrenal burnout or adrenal fatigue...”

Cardiac Ischemia

...the condition
“...In cases of "Silent Ischemia", the chest pain is absent but other symptoms (such as exertional shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, fatigue) may be present...”

Cardiac Neurasthenia

...related topic
“General fatigue originating from dysfunction of the heart...”

Cardiomyopathy

...recommendation CoQ10 (Ubiquinone)
“...of blood pumped out of the heart with each beat (the ejection fraction), showed a gradual and sustained improvement in tempo with a gradual and sustained improvement in patients' symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain and palpitations...”

Catuaba

...as a treatment
“...It is known for its general capability of giving strength and relieving fatigue...”

CBC (Complete Blood Count) Test

...as a treatment
“...If there are insufficient normal RBCs present, the patient is said to have anemia and may have symptoms, such as fatigue and weakness...”

Celiac Disease

...related topic
“...Common symptoms include diarrhea, increased appetite, bloating, weight loss, irritability and fatigue...”

Chagas Disease

...the condition
“...These symptoms may include fatigue, fever, enlarged liver or spleen, and swollen lymph glands...”

Chromium Deficiency

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Even mild deficiencies of chromium can produce symptoms other than problems in blood sugar metabolism, such as anxiety or fatigue...”

Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia Syndrome

...the condition
“Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is described as a severe, debilitating fatigue, lasting at least six months (of new and definite onset), associated with at least four of the following symptoms: impaired memory or concentration, sore throat, lymphadenopathy, muscle pains,...”
...relationship to Liver Detoxification / Support Requirement
“...Patients suffering from toxic burdens may experience a wide range of symptoms, among them fatigue and poor tolerance for exercise...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Fatigue Illnesses and Pain Panel (Blood) can test for the presence of Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma penetrans, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Epstein Barr Virus (EBV),...”
...recommendation Magnesium
Fatigue is sometimes reduced with magnesium (and potassium) supplementation...”

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

...the condition
“...Most patients feel fatigue and a loss of well-being (general malaise)...”

Chronic Renal Failure

...related topic
“...Symptoms are usually only obvious with advanced disease and include frequent urination, swelling, anemia, fatigue, weakness, headache, weak appetite, and then nausea, vomiting, bad breath and itchy skin as kidneys stop filtering toxins from the blood...”

Cirrhosis of the Liver

...the condition
“...Symptoms include ... Fatigue...”

Cluster Headaches

...the condition
“... tingling and numbness), dizziness, fatigue, sensations in the jaw and chest, and a fall in blood pressure...”

Coffee

...as a treatment
“...Drinking coffee produces a surge of alertness and energy, but this comes at a price: sleeplessness and, when deprived of coffee, withdrawal symptoms including headache, fatigue and anxiety...”

Cold Or Flu

...the condition
“...The flu sufferer often experiences fatigue with muscle aches in the back and legs...”

Collagen Vascular Disease

...the condition
“...However, most forms of collagen vascular disease do share some general symptoms ... fatigue...”

Collapsed Lung

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms include ... Becoming easily fatigued...”

Congestive Heart Failure

...our question about Becoming tired easily
Fatigue is a sensitive indicator of possible underlying congestive heart failure...”

Copper Deficiency

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Fatigue, paleness, skin sores, edema, slowed growth, hair loss, anorexia, diarrhea and dermatitis can be symptoms of copper insufficiency...”

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

...the condition
“...Fatigue may linger for 2 to 3 months...”

Dehydration

...the condition
“...Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue...”

Delayed Gastric Emptying (Gastroparesis)

...our question about Duration of current nausea episodes
“...A viral etiology was suggested in these patients and in other series when there was an acute onset of nausea and vomiting with other features of a viral illness (fever, myalgia, diarrhea, fatigue, or abdominal cramping)...”

Depression

...the condition
“...These symptoms include poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self-esteem, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions and feelings of hopelessness...”
...related topic
“A very common mental disorder with a wide variety of symptoms including sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of low self-esteem and hopelessness, poor appetite, lethargy and fatigue, poor concentration...”
...relationship to Allergic Tension Fatigue Syndrome
“Various degrees of depression may exist in cases of Allergic Tension Fatigue Syndrome...”

Dermatomyositis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms of dermatomyositis usually begin gradually, with muscle weakness, joint pain, fever, weight loss, and fatigue...”

Diabetes Mellitus

...related topic
“...Symptoms include increased thirst; increased urination; weight loss in spite of increased appetite; fatigue; nausea; vomiting; frequent infections including bladder, vaginal, and skin; blurred vision; impotence in men; bad breath; cessation of menses; diminished skin fullness...”

Dysentery

...the condition
“...The illness causes great fatigue and depletion of strength...”

Dysmenorrhea

...related topic
“...blood loss (menorrhagia) and by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, dizziness, disorientation, hypersensitivity to sound, light, smell and touch, fainting, and fatigue...”

Encephalitis

...the condition
“...Symptoms of the disease are severe fatigue, headache, sore throat, and fever...”

Endocarditis

...the condition
“...Patients may experience such general symptoms as fevers, chills, fatigue, weight loss, muscle aches, and sweating...”

Endometriosis

...related topic
“...Symptoms typically occur in a cyclic fashion with menstrual periods, the most common being pelvic pain and cramping before and during periods; pain during intercourse; inability to conceive; fatigue; painful urination during periods; gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, and nausea...”

Enlarged Lymph Nodes

...the condition
“...Call your health care provider if ... symptoms such as weight loss, night sweats, fatigue, or prolonged fever are also present...”

Enlarged Spleen

...the condition
“...For example, if red blood cells are deficient, anaemia will result (with symptoms including fatigue and pallor)...”

Environmental Illness / MCS

...the condition
“...Most sufferers of MCS complain of at least several of the following ... extreme fatigue / lethargy...”

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)

...the condition
“...This proposed connection led to the use of terms such as "chronic mononucleosis", "chronic EBV infection" and "postviral fatigue syndrome"...”

Ergogenic

...related topic
“Referring to a substance that increases the capacity for bodily or mental labor especially by eliminating fatigue symptoms...”

Erythema Nodosum

...the condition
“...There may be fever, aching joints, and fatigue...”

Esophageal Cancer

...the condition
“...Insomnia, fatigue and anxiety may lower the pain threshold, while rest, sleep and diversion can raise it...”

Estrogen Replacement

...as a treatment
“...Symptoms vary from only the cessation periods to a multitude of annoying symptoms such as sweating, hot flashes, fatigue, vaginal drying, pain with intercourse, low sex drive and depression...”

Excess Sugar Consumption

...the condition
“...The net result of this process is an immediate energy boost, only to be followed by a sudden drop of energy and fatigue – usually worse than that experienced before consuming refined sugar...”

Excessive Fatigue

...the condition
“Alternative Names: Exhaustion, unrelenting exhaustion, lingering tiredness, constant lack of energy, excess fatigue, ongoing fatigue, weariness, lethargy, listlessness, feeling run down Fatigue can be described as a lack of energy and motivation – either physical, mental, or both...”
...relationship to Fluoride Toxicity
“Unusual and excessive sleepiness/fatigue is a symptom...”
...relationship to Effects of a Low Carbohydrate Diet
“One study found that all those subjected to carb-free diet complained of fatigue after just two days...”
...relationship to Phosphorus Deficiency
“...A lack of phosphorus can lead to lower energy levels and fatigue...”
...relationship to Nephrotic Syndrome
“As nephrotic syndrome progresses, the patient feels increasingly weak and fatigued...”
...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching...”
...relationship to HIV/AIDS
Fatigue can be one of the most debilitating symptoms experienced by people with HIV disease, as well as one of the most under-reported and under-recognized aspects...”
...relationship to Congestive Heart Failure
“An early symptom of congestive heart failure is fatigue...”

Exhaustion

...related topic
“A state of extreme mental or physical fatigue; the state of being drained, emptied, or consumed...”

Exhaustion Caused By Emotional Upsets

...the condition
“...watch for these warning signs: disturbed sleep; increased dependence on alcohol or drugs; low self-esteem; feelings of nervousness, irritability, frustration, anxiety, or depression; overwhelming fatigue...”

Fanconi Anemia

...the condition
“...Signs and symptoms include ... Anemia, which causes fatigue, lack of energy, shortness of breath, dizziness, headaches, coldness in the hands and feet, pale skin, and chest pain...”

Farsightedness

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms include difficulty concentrating, difficulty focusing on near objects, eye strain, fatigue and/or headache after close-up work, aching or burning eyes, irritability or nervousness after sustained concentration...”

Folic Acid

...as a treatment
“...People who are very stressed or fatigued or who have any loss of adrenal gland function may benefit from additional folic acid...”

Folic Acid Deficiency

...the condition
“...Also possible with deficiency are decreased growth, fatigue, and more rapid graying of the hair...”

General Detoxification Requirement

...recommendation Colon Cleansing
“...Many of these compounds find their way into the general circulation, contributing to fatigue, foggy thinking and further burdening the liver...”

General Mineral Requirement

...the condition
“...Mineral deficiency can take the form of everything from a lowered immunity – causing frequent colds and flu – to muscle cramps, slow wound healing and fatigue...”

General Weakness

...the condition
“Weakness and fatigue are terms that are often interchanged but in fact describe two different sensations...”

Gestational Diabetes

...related topic
“...Symptoms of diabetes may include thirst, weight loss, eating too much, urinating in large quantities and unexplained fatigue...”

Giardiasis Infection

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms generally begin within 1 to 2 weeks of infection and include watery diarrhea, vomiting, stomach cramps, upset stomach, loss of appetite, dehydration, nausea and fatigue...”

Gilbert's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The condition is usually asymptomatic, although some patients do complain about anorexia, malaise, and fatigue...”

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)

...as a treatment
“...Chronic Fatigue: When GLA was given along with EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) to chronic fatigue sufferers, their symptoms improved dramatically...”

Glomerulonephritis

...our question about Having constant fatigue
“Many patients with even mild IgAN report extreme fatigue...”

Glutamine

...as a treatment
“...diseases, fibrosis, intestinal disorders (such as Crohn's disease, irritable bowel disease, ulcerative colitis), lupus, connective tissue disease and tissue damage from radiation treatments, fatigue, impotence, schizophrenia and senility...”

Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease

...the condition
“...arthritis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Sjogren's); Bone pain; Growing pains; Osteoporosis or osteopenia; Metabolism, Reproductive and Hormonal Symptoms Fatigue; Inability to lose weight; Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep; Infertility; History of miscarriage or spontaneous abortion; Menstrual problems (e.g. PMS); Thyroid disease; A...”

Gulf War Illness

...the condition
“...Armed Forces) returned from the Persian Gulf and slowly (over 6-24 months or more) and presented with a variety of complex signs and symptoms characterized by disabling fatigue, intermittent fevers, night sweats, arthralgia, myalgia, impairments in short-term memory, headaches, skin rashes, intermittent diarrhea, abdominal bloating, chronic bronchitis, photophobia,...”
...recommendation Antibiotics
“...Similarly, in ongoing preliminary studies on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia patients, we have found that a subset of patients have mycoplasmal infections that can be successfully treated with antibiotics, allowing patients to recover from...”

Headaches

...the condition
“...an argument, fatigue, prolonged reading, dehydration or sitting for a long time with bad posture), or by environmental factors such as loud music...”

Heavy Metal Toxicity

...the condition
“...Arsenic Symptoms include nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, garlic odor on breath, excessive salivation, headache, vertigo, fatigue, paresthesia, paralysis, kidney failure, progressive blindness, and mental impairment...”

Hepatitis

...the condition
“...Silymarin (milk thistle) reverses liver cell damage, increases protein level in the blood, lowers liver enzymes and generally improves symptoms such as abdominal discomfort, decreased appetite and fatigue...”

Hepatitis A

...related topic
“...Symptoms, when present, are initially flu-like, with malaise, fatigue, muscle pain and chest pain on the right side lasting 3 to 10 days...”

Hepatitis B

...related topic
“...Symptoms, when present, tend to be more severe and prolonged than those for Hepatitis A: initially flu-like, with malaise, fatigue, muscle pain and chest pain on the right side...”

Hepatitis C

...related topic
“...Symptoms are almost always present, and very similar to those for Hepatitis B: initially flu-like, with malaise, fatigue, muscle pain and chest pain on the right side...”

Histoplasmosis

...the condition
“...Symptoms of chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis include ... fatigue...”

HIV/AIDS

...the condition
“...Early symptoms include headache, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, fever, heavily coated white tongue, diarrhea, and lung infections...”
...our question about Atypical recent headaches
“...The flu-like symptoms often go away within a week, and include fever, headache, fatigue (being a lot more tired than usual, and all the time), swollen lymph nodes (glands in the neck and groin)...”
...recommendation Test for Hormones
“Several studies have shown that testosterone levels are generally lower and that testosterone administration alleviates fatigue and depression in men with HIV/AIDS...”

Hot Applications (Thermotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...pain and stiffness, tenderness in soft tissues, general fatigue and sleep disturbances...”

Hot Drinks

...as a treatment
“...The caffeine in tea has been shown by some studies to help improve mood and relieve fatigue without the "buzz" associated with coffee...”

Hyperparathyroidism

...our question about Becoming tired easily
“When symptoms do appear, they are often mild and nonspecific, such as a feeling of weakness and fatigue, depression, or aches and pains...”

Hypersomnolence

...the condition
“...People with hypersomnolence, as opposed to fatigue, often fall asleep unintentionally...”
...relationship to Magnesium Toxicity
“The symptoms of magnesium toxicity include central nervous system depression, muscle weakness, fatigue and sleepiness...”

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

...the condition
“...Dizziness, flushed face, headache, fatigue, epistaxis (nasal bleeding), and nervousness are not caused by uncomplicated hypertension...”

Hyperthyroidism

...the condition
“...Fatigue, somnolence, mental sluggishness, and a desire for high room temperature are common symptoms...”

Hypoglycemia

...the condition
“...Symptoms that may appear are fatigue, apathy or hypotonia (poor muscle tone)...”
...our question about Adverse reaction to delayed meals
“...Low blood sugar also leads to fatigue and the feeling of weakness...”

Hypogonadism, Male

...the condition
“...failure or pituitary-hypothalamic injury from tumors, trauma, or radiation; characterized by low serum testosterone levels, but with gonadotropins in the normal or low range; Signs and Symptoms ... Fatigue and loss of energy...”

Hypopituitarism

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms of growth hormone deficiency in adults include ... fatigue...”

Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

...the condition
“...In other parts of the world, however, hypotension is itself considered to be a disorder that can cause various symptoms, including depression, lethargy and fatigue...”

Hypothyroidism

...the condition
“...Symptoms include generalized fatigue, weight gain, thinning (brittle) hair, dry scaly skin, thin nails that break easily, constipation, alterations in menses, aching muscles, and slow heart rate...”

Infectious Mononucleosis - Mono

...the condition
“...Symptoms usually disappear within 2-4 weeks, with fatigue sometimes lingering longer...”
...our question about Fatigue that started recently
“Intermittent and moderate fatigue is one of the early and main symptoms of mononucleosis...”

Insomnia

...the condition
“...Vitamin B12 can help with fatigue, insomnia, depression, and the anxiety of getting older, especially if low stomach acid is suspected...”
...recommendation Melatonin
“...Benefits were noted in time to fall asleep, quality of sleep, and daytime drowsiness and fatigue...”
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Intermittent Claudication

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The muscle pain of intermittent claudication may be dull and aching, or sharp and crampy; or it may feel like plain old muscle fatigue...”
...our question about Leg cramps caused by walking
“...Initial symptoms of intermittent claudication are pain, aching, cramping, or fatigue of the muscles in the lower limbs that develop during walking and are quickly relieved by rest...”

Iron Requirement

...our question about Upward-curving fingernails (spooning)
“...Earlier signs of iron deficiency include spoon-shaped nails, fatigue, and poor immune function...”

Irregular Periods

...the condition
“...Birth and breastfeeding; Significant weight gain; Significant weight loss; Severe emotional stress: If you are fatigued, worried, or anxious this can cause your hormones to become unbalanced...”

Jet Lag Susceptibility

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The symptoms of jet lag are varied but commonly include ... Fatigue...”

Kaposi's Sarcoma

...the condition
“...This makes you more vulnerable to infections and fatigue...”

Kidney Cancer

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The primary symptoms of RCC include the following ... Persistent fatigue...”

Kidney Disease

...the condition
“...swelling, particularly of the hands and feet; puffiness around the eyes; azotemia (Increased levels of urea in blood); unpleasant taste in the mouth and urine-like odor to the breath; persistent fatigue or shortness of breath; loss of appetite; increasingly higher blood pressure; pale skin; excessively dry, persistently itchy skin...”

Korean Ginseng

...as a treatment
“...Panax ginseng root preparations are "Approved" by the German Commission E as a tonic in times of fatigue and declining work capacity and concentration...”

Lack of Sleep

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Sleep deprivation symptoms include irritability, fatigue, blurred vision, slurring of speech, memory lapses, and inability to concentrate...”
...our question about Dark circles under eyes
Fatigue will add to the problem of dark circles under the eyes...”

Lactoferrin

...as a treatment
“...Neither is there any credible evidence to support claims that it helps those with fatigue or allergy...”

Licorice Root

...as a treatment
“...Glycyrrhizin has a similar structure to adrenal steroids and has been used successfully in treating adrenal insufficiency, fatigue, various skin problems, as well as female hormonal regulation...”

Liver Detoxification Phase II Support

...as a treatment
“...During the release of these toxins, several symptoms such as headaches, poor memory, stomach pain, nausea, fatigue, dizziness and palpitations can occur...”

Lupus, SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

...our question about Fatigue lasting 3 months or longer
“Prolonged or extreme fatigue is reported by 81% of lupus patients...”

Lyme Disease

...the condition
“...Other symptoms, such as fever, headache, fatigue, stiff neck, muscle and/or joint pain, may develop...”

Lymphatic Congestion

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Lymph vessels can become clogged with protein deposits or the flow can stagnate or even stop for reasons such as fatigue, stress, infection, emotional shock, lack of physical activity or dehydration...”

Maca

...as a treatment
“...MD, the former dean of the Faculty of Human Medicine at the National University of Federico Villarreal in Lima uses maca for male impotence, erectile dysfunction, menopausal symptoms and general fatigue, and claims good results...”

Magnesium

...as a treatment
“...Magnesium supplements have been found useful for: Angina, Asthma, Gall Stones, Menstrual cramps, High blood pressure, Hyperactivity, Glucose intolerance – diabetes and hypoglycemia, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Prevention of hearing loss, Kidney stones, Leg cramps, Migraine, Osteoporosis, PMS and Prostate health...”

Magnesium Requirement

...our question about Difficulty falling asleep
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching...”

Manganese

...as a treatment
“...Manganese can help reduce fatigue levels, prevent the incidence and severity of osteoporosis, and even improve memory...”

Manganese Requirement

...the condition
“...problems, heart disorders, high cholesterol levels, hypertension, irritability, memory loss, muscle contractions, pancreatic damage, profuse perspiration, rapid pulse, tooth-grinding, tremors, fatigue, and osteoporosis...”

Marapuama

...as a treatment
“Alternative Names: Muira Puama, Potency Wood, Mara Puama, Marapama History; Source: Indigenous peoples have used marapuama for improving sexual desire, fatigue, neuromuscular problems, paralysis, beriberi, rheumatism, and as a preventive for baldness...”

Mastocytosis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: When too many mast cells are present in the body, the chemicals that they release can cause ... Fatigue...”

Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms, which usually begin gradually, include loss of appetite, diarrhea, paleness, fatigue, and headache...”

Melatonin

...as a treatment
“...However, more mild side-effects, such as headache, morning sleepiness/grogginess, fatigue, intense dreaming or nightmares, are experienced by average individuals when they try melatonin...”

Migraine

...related topic
“...Postdrome: the sufferer feels drained, fatigued and tired afterwards...”

Mitral Valve Prolapse

...recommendation Aerobic Exercise
“...Amongst women who exercised, the symptoms that saw the most improvement were chest pain, fatigue, dizziness and mood swings...”

Motherhood Issues

...the condition
“...These include the physical problems of fatigue, anemia, pain (from the episiotomy or Caesarean section), and breast soreness...”

Multiple Myeloma

...the condition
“...Increased calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia) overworks the kidneys and can cause a variety of symptoms, including loss of appetite, fatigue, muscle weakness, restlessness, difficulty in thinking or confusion, constipation, increased thirst, increased urine production, and nausea and vomiting...”

Multiple Sclerosis

...the condition
“...The diet has been credited with preventing a worsening of the disease, greatly reducing fatigue, and dramatically reducing the death rate...”
...our question about Fatigue after light exertion
“Demyelinated nerve fibers use more energy to conduct impulses and thus fatigue more easily than normal fibers...”

Muscle Cramps / Twitching

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: In some cases the twitching may be due to simple muscle fatigue, eye strain, stress, drug reactions, and even caffeine...”
...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching...”

Myasthenia Gravis

...the condition
“Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by fatigue and varying degrees of episodic weakness of the voluntary muscles...”
...related topic
“A chronic progressive disease in which the muscles, especially those of the head and face, become weak and easily fatigued...”
...recommendation Rest
“Sufferers should get plenty of rest and adjust their activities to avoid unnecessary fatigue...”

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

...the condition
“...Most patients who have symptoms complain of the gradual onset of fatigue and weakness, dyspnea, and pallor...”

Myelofibrosis

...the condition
“...Bone pain, difficulty breathing, abnormal/easy bleeding, easy bruising, fatigue, general malaise, weight loss, fever, night sweats, becoming pale (anemia), are also symptoms of myelofibrosis...”

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

...the condition
“...Other signs and symptoms depend on the underlying condition and include ... Becoming tired easily; fatigue; general malaise...”

Myocarditis

...the condition
“...chest pains, palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue...”
...related topic
“...It can then cause heart failure (with symptoms of shortness of breath, fatigue, fluid accumulation in the lungs, etc...”

NADH

...as a treatment
“...Its fans claim that it alleviates fatigue, fights jet lag, enhances mental clarity, and lifts depression...”

Nearsightedness

...the condition
“...The precise reason is not known, but may include eye fatigue from prolonged near-vision tasks such as reading and increased computer use...”

Nervous Breakdown Tendency

...the condition
“Alternative Names: Mental Breakdown Tendency The term nervous breakdown has faded from medical terminology but the symptoms of the illness have not changed: a sense of utter fatigue, low energy, little motivation, anxiety, agitation, sleeping too little or too much, a loss of appetite, guilty ruminations and hopelessness...”

Neurasthenia

...related topic
“Ill-defined condition, accompanying or following depression, characterized by vague fatigue believed to be brought about by psychological factors...”

Non-Aerobic Exercise / Weight Training

...as a treatment
“...The reduction in total weight lifted is compensated by eliminating any inter-set rest intervals (keeping the muscles fatigued)...”

Noni

...as a treatment
“...It is also used for asthma; digestive disorders including ulcers; irritable bowel syndrome; constipation and diarrhea; and fibromyalgia, a condition characterized by fatigue and chronic pain...”

Nutritional Deficiency

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms include ... fatigue...”

Olive Leaf Extract

...as a treatment
“...If any of these symptoms should occur – greater fatigue, diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint aches or flu-like symptoms, temporarily discontinue taking Olive Leaf Extract or cut back on the amount taken until the body can eliminate the toxic waste...”

Osteonecrosis

...the condition
“...This disorder is characterized by a lack of appetite (anorexia), fatigue, painful and deformed joints, early morning stiffness chiefly in the hands, knees, feet, jaw, and spine...”

Painful Menstruation (Dysmenorrhea)

...recommendation Magnesium
“Menstrual cramps, irritability, fatigue, depression, and water retention have been lessened with magnesium, usually given along with calcium and often with vitamin B6...”

Periarteritis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Generalized symptoms include fever, fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss...”

Perimenopausal Issues

...the condition
“...In these women, night sweats can interfere with sleep and cause fatigue...”

Polycythemia Vera

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The earliest symptoms frequently include ... fatigue...”

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

...the condition
“...Fatigue, depression, weight loss, and fever may also occur...”

Polymyositis

...the condition
“...Patients can also feel fatigue, a general feeling of discomfort and have weight loss and/or low-grade fever...”

Poor Memory

...the condition
“...Problems with memory are often associated with physical fatigue that causes inattention...”
...recommendation Increased Sleep
“Sleep and rest is a simple remedy for memory loss that is caused by lack of sleep or fatigue due to over-work...”

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

...the condition
“...Physical ... Feeling of exhaustion and fatigue...”

Post-Polio Syndrome

...the condition
“...It often is accompanied by decreased muscle endurance during activities, muscle and joint pain, muscle wasting and severe fatigue...”

Potassium Need

...the condition
“...Inadequate glycogen storage leads to physical and mental fatigue...”

Pregnenolone

...as a treatment
“...when a person is deficient in pregnenolone, taking it as a supplement can successfully relieve depression, improve memory, reduce skin aging, relieve arthritis symptoms, and reduce stress-induced fatigue...”

Premenstrual Syndrome

...related topic
“...The symptoms begin about midcycle, are generally the most intense during the last seven days before menstruation and include: anger; acne; backache; bloating; fatigue; headache; sore breasts; changes in sexual desire; depression; difficulty concentrating; difficulty handling stress; irritability; tearfulness...”
...recommendation Magnesium
“Menstrual cramps, irritability, fatigue, depression and water retention have been lessened by taking supplemental magnesium, usually given along with calcium and often with vitamin B6...”
...recommendation Vitamin E
“...Nervous tension, headache, fatigue, depression, and insomnia were all significantly reduced...”
...recommendation Caffeine/Coffee Avoidance
“Several studies have linked caffeine consumption to a higher incidence of PMS symptoms including tension, irritability, anxiety, fatigue, sleep disturbance and breast tenderness...”
...recommendation Vitex / Chasteberry
“Clinical studies using vitex extract show a reduction in headaches, breast tenderness, bloating, fatigue, cravings for sweets, and also feelings of anxiety, irritability, depression and mood swings, after only one month...”

Premenstrual Syndrome PMS C (Craving)

...the condition
“PMS-C is associated with increased appetite, craving for sweets, headache, fatigue, fainting spells, and heart palpitations...”

Premenstrual Syndrome PMS D (Depression)

...recommendation Magnesium
“...Menstrual cramps, irritability, fatigue, depression and water retention have been lessened with magnesium, usually given along with calcium and often with vitamin B6...”

Presbyopia

...the condition
“...Print seems to have less contrast and the eyes become easily fatigued when reading a book or computer screen...”

Problems Associated With A Sedentary Lifestyle

...our question about Drowsiness after meals
“...Many studies agree that regular exercise helps increase overall energy and reduce fatigue...”

Problems Caused By Being Overweight

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Fatigue (especially after exertion), shortness of breath, decreased energy, palpitations, irregular heart beat, edema (especially swelling of the feet and legs), sleep apnea (Pickwickian syndrome) and...”

Progesterone Excess

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: If a woman has too much progesterone she will suffer from a series of side-effects including fatigue, breast tenderness, bloating, mood swings, sedation, loss of libido, and vaginal dryness...”
...our question about Oral progesterone use
“...In one study, oral micronized progesterone at a dose of 400mg per day was associated with dizziness, abdominal cramping, headache, breast pain, muscle pain, irritability, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea and viral infections...”

Progesterone Low or Estrogen Dominance

...the condition
“...Many perimenopausal or postmenopausal women with clinical signs of hypothyroidism, such as fatigue, lack of energy, intolerance to cold, are actually suffering from unrecognized estrogen dominance and will benefit from supplementation with natural progesterone...”

Radiation Poisoning

...the condition
“...Symptoms of acute exposure include ... Fatigue...”

Raw Food Diet

...as a treatment
“...This can be a major cause of fatigue and lack of energy while on a raw-food diet and some recommend limiting fat consumption to as little as 10% of calories...”

Rectal Cancer

...the condition
“...Radiation causes side-effects including loss of control of the sphincter muscle (incontinence), temporary browning of the skin, and fatigue...”

Restless Legs Syndrome

...related topic
“...- Become more severe at night – Are tied to an overwhelming urge to move the limb – Are sometimes relieved by movement of the limb – Often cause difficulty staying or falling asleep, leading to fatigue...”

Rheumatic Heart Disease

...the condition
“...Depending on the type of defect and the severity of the damage, symptoms may include: breathlessness; fatigue; palpitations; chest pain; fainting attacks...”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

...the condition
“...It can be accompanied by fatigue, occasional fever, and a general sense of not feeling well (malaise)...”
...relationship to Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia Syndrome
“Almost all (98%) of Rheumatoid Arthritis patients report fatigue...”

Rhodiola rosea (Roseroot)

...as a treatment
“...Russian research shows that it improves both physical and mental performance, reduces fatigue, and prevents high altitude sickness...”

Sarcoidosis

...our question about Bronchitis
“Most patients initially complain of a persistent dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath...”

Schisandra Berry

...as a treatment
“...Common cold/sore throat; Fatigue; Hay fever: Sho-seiryu-to: contains licorice, cassia bark, schisandra, ma huang [ephedra], ginger, peony root, pinellia, and asiasarum root...”

Schizophrenia

...relationship to STD Syphilis
“...Symptoms can include convulsions, irritability, difficulty in concentrating, deterioration of memory, defective judgment, headaches, insomnia, fatigue, lethargy, deteriorated hygiene emotional instability, depression, and delusions of grandeur with lack of insight...”
...relationship to Yeast / Candida Infection
“...Mental symptoms have included fatigue, inability to concentrate, depression, mood swings, anxiety, hyperactivity, delusions, "manic depression," psychosis, and suicidal or violent tendencies...”

Siberian Ginseng

...as a treatment
“...Siberian ginseng (Eleuthero) root preparations are "Approved" by the German Commission E as a tonic in times of fatigue and declining work capacity and concentration...”

Silicone Breast Implant Problems

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The syndrome includes the symptoms of arthralgia, myalgia, sicca complex, paresthesia, balance disturbance, night sweats, rashes, memory difficulty and fatigue...”

Sjogren's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Finally, Sjogren's can cause extreme fatigue that can seriously interfere with daily life...”

Small Intestine Cancer

...the condition
“...Symptoms of advanced disease include fatigue, weight loss, iron deficiency anemia, visible blood loss (vomiting blood or a material that looks like coffee grounds, or black stools), severe nausea and vomiting (because of the blockage...”

St John's Wort

...as a treatment
“...John's Wort is used for depression or anxiety that leads to fatigue and adrenal gland exhaustion...”

STD Syphilis

...the condition
“...With secondary syphilis there may also be headaches, fever, fatigue, weight loss, sore throat, patchy hair loss, enlarged lymph nodes and loss of appetite...”

Stress

...recommendation Calming / Stretching Exercises
“...a "freeing of the mind from mental disturbances", a "calming of the spirit", or a "steadying of the mind" with associated reduction of nervousness, irritability and confusion, depression and mental fatigue...”

Syndrome X / Metabolic Syndrome

...the condition
“...Syndrome X can remain effectively hidden for years, masquerading as symptoms of other conditions including fatigue, poor mental concentration, abdominal (apple-shaped) obesity, edema (fluid retention), nerve damage and an intense craving for sweets...”

Tension Headache

...related topic
“This type accounts for nearly 90% of all headaches and is probably experiences by most people at some time during their lifetime; frequently associated with fatigue and stress and generally responding to simple measures such as rest or over-the-counter pain medicine; pain usually occurs on both sides of the head and consists of a dull, steady ache...”

Thymic Factors

...as a treatment
“...Whatever the cause, depressed immunity can lead to an increase in the frequency and severity of colds, fatigue, allergies, or the onset of opportunistic infections...”

Thymoma

...the condition
“...The main feature of this condition is increased fatigue of certain muscle groups, which means that when those muscles are used they become weak very quickly...”

TMJ Problems

...the condition
“...The TMJ Association lists these symptoms because TMJ implant patients frequently report them ... flu-like symptoms such as low-grade fever, malaise and fatigue...”
...relationship to Bruxism (Clenching/Grinding Teeth)
“...The muscles that stabilize the joint become fatigued from frequent clenching and/or grinding of teeth...”

Torticollis (Loxia, "Wryneck")

...the condition
“...An occupational therapist can suggest home or work modifications to reduce fatigue and improve function...”

Toxoplasmosis

...the condition
“...Affecting the brain, lung, heart, eyes, or liver, symptoms include ... Fatigue...”

Tremors

...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching...”

Tuberculosis

...related topic
“...In the secondary stage, there might be a slight fever, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue and various other symptoms, depending on the part of the body affected...”

Varicose Veins

...the condition
“...The aching, burning, tingling, or fatigue that sometimes accompanies varicose veins can be relieved by elevating the leg or wearing support hose...”

Vasculitis

...the condition
“...A list of symptoms based on the tissues in which vasculitis occurs include ... Systemic symptoms Fever, generally feeling bad ("malaise"), muscle and joint pain, poor appetite, weight loss and fatigue...”

Vertigo

...the condition
“...Risk factors for labyrinthitis include recent viral illness, respiratory or ear infection, use of prescription or nonprescription drugs (especially aspirin), stress, fatigue, or a history of allergy, smoking or alcohol consumption...”

Vinegar

...as a treatment
“...For indigestion, gastric reflux, IBS, bad breath, diverticulitis, fatty liver, lactose intolerance, allergies, fatigue...”

Vitamin A

...as a treatment
“...Toxicity symptoms include chapped lips, dry skin, headache, fatigue, emotion swings and muscle or joint pain...”

Vitamin A Toxicity

...the condition
“...The first significant toxic symptom is usually headache followed by fatigue, emotional lability, and muscle and joint pain...”

Vitamin B1 Requirement

...the condition
“...Early thiamin deficiency may be easily overlooked as the symptoms are generalized and can include fatigue, depression and stress-induced headaches...”

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine)

...as a treatment
“...For these reasons, a B12 deficiency can cause symptoms ranging from mild fatigue to severe exhaustion to peripheral neuropathy...”

Vitamin B2 Requirement

...the condition
“...Supplemental riboflavin is commonly used to treat and help prevent visual problems, eye fatigue, and cataracts...”

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

...as a treatment
“...Niacin helps increase energy through improving food utilization and has been used beneficially for treating fatigue, irritability, and digestive disorders, such as diarrhea, constipation, and indigestion...”

Vitamin B3 Requirement

...the condition
“...These symptoms include weakness and general fatigue, anorexia, indigestion, skin eruptions, depression and loss of memory...”

Vitamin B-Complex

...as a treatment
“...B-complex has been shown to be beneficial in the following conditions ... Convalescence and fatigue...”

Vitamin B-Complex Requirement

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Deficiency can cause fatigue, anxiety and poor hair and nail condition...”

Vitamin CoQ10 Need

...the condition
“...Diastolic dysfunction – one of the earliest identifiable signs of myocardial failure – is often found in mitral valve prolapse, hypertensive heart disease and certain fatigue syndromes...”

Vitamin Pantothenic Acid Requirement

...the condition
“...Experimentally-induced human vitamin B5 deficiency has caused insomnia, leg cramps, paresthesias of the hands and feet, mental depression, decreased antibody formation, easy fatigue, gastrointestinal disturbance, and upper respiratory infections...”

Vitex / Chasteberry

...as a treatment
“...Vitex and PMS Clinical studies using vitex extract show a reduction in headaches, breast tenderness, bloating, fatigue, cravings for sweets, and also feelings of anxiety, irritability, depression and mood swings, after only one month...”

Weakened Immune System

...the condition
“Do you catch colds and viruses often? Are you sick a lot? Do you have allergies? Are you run down and fatigued most of the time? You may have a weak immune system...”

Weight Loss

...as a treatment
“...If you have been inactive for a while, you will need to work up slowly to this amount so that you don't get injured or overly fatigued and then discouraged...”

Yeast / Candida Infection

...the condition
“...Emotional and Mental ... Fatigue...”

Yo-yo Dieting Consequences

...the condition
“...As the diet continues, however, depression, fatigue and other negative effects set in, making the diet impossible to sustain for most people...”
...relationship to Depression
“Prolonged excessive calorie restriction can lead to depression and fatigue...”

Zeolites

...as a treatment
“...In this state of absent magnesium the body has less energy production and fatigue and weakness are common symptoms...”

Zinc

...as a treatment
“...The reason for this protracted introduction is that zinc treatment, in the presence of zinc deficiency, may initially induce a feeling of fatigue or depression: a slow introduction reduces this possibility...”

Zinc Requirement

...the condition
“...Zinc supplements in MS will increase both energy and vitality, increase muscle strength, improve sleep and prevent fatigue...”
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