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I need help I'm a mother of 4 and struggling with debilitating fatigue

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  • Posted By: Flygirlhb
  • March 5, 2012
  • 07:40 PM

I am a very active homeschooling mother of 4. I have been having these symptoms on and off for years but now it has just got unbearable
And I cannot find a doctor who wants to help. Here is a list of symptoms

Extreme fatigue wake up exhausted
Intolerance to heat and cold
Muscle weakness
Joint pain (hips, shoulder, knees)
Numbness/tingling in arms and right leg occasionally*
Tightness in chest (feels like I cannot get enough air)
Sensitivity to light (eyes)
Dizziness mostly when standing up
Blurred vision occasionally *
Shortness of breath
Spot on my scalp that occasionally feels "funny" hard to explain
Itchy/dry *eyes all the time
Neck pain
Back pain
Occasional nausea at night
"Brain fog" difficulty concentrating, forgetfulness
Vision disturbances
Occasional eye pain
Itchy skin especially after a hot shower
Exhaustion after very minimal effort/exercise
Swelling in legs and feet
Fluctuations in weight
Puffy eyes
Dark circles around eyes
Irritability, anxiety and depression
*Irregular or absent menstrual periods (may be due to uterine ablation)
Reduced stress drive
Crazy vivid *dreams (I sleep walk/talk during)

Interstitial Cystitis
Uterine Fibroids
Hx of Kidney Stones

Aunt has fibromyalgia and Lupus
Aunt has breast cancer
Mom has hypothyroidism
My thyroid and hormone blood work came back all good

If anyone can help I would love to hear any advise thank you

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