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fatigue and calf cramping help

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  • Posted By: shannonmac
  • February 8, 2013
  • 09:55 PM

Hi there. I am feeling a bit frustrated and am hoping that someone here might have some answers for me. I am 36 years old and have two children. I have a long family history of heart disease and was diagnosed with Hashimotos when I was 19yo. I have been on either Synthroid or Lovxyl since then. Otherwise I tend to be in very good health with a fairly healthy diet (I am Paleo). I finished nursing my youngest child in last October. so, here is the problem. In November I started having a bunch of strange symptoms including feeling extreme fatigue, cold hands and feet (feels like my big ones will get frost bit), dropping lots of things, and calf cramping and weakness only in my left calf. I had my thyroid and D3 checked through my endocrinologist and then saw my primary who checked for potassium, calcium, magnesium, rheumatoid conditions, connective tissue disorders, and Lyme disease. Everything came back normal except that my protein was slightly high and my liver was working a bit harder then they thought it should be. I then spoke to a naturopath thinking that it may be Adrenal fatigue or hormone adjustment from weening. Dead end again. I can deal with the fatigue but the cramping is getting worse and beginning to spread. I think that this is something more but can't seem to figure it out. The things that seem to be most concerning are really the cramping only on one side and the length of time. The cramps have been continuous all day, everyday, since November without a break. They are now starting to keep me up at night. they feel like they are on the left, outside portion of the lower leg and now wrap around the outside ankle nob, move up the side and behind the knee. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.

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