I don’t usually post on these sorts of forums and usually find my problems can be solved by find the answers to others (more so with technical problems). I have had problems for the last 4 -5 years, without a day without any symptoms.
The list is huge but hopefully somebody will see a link and be able to point me in the right direction, so here goes. I am 20-year-old male, not in the greatest physical form, but not obese, just a little overweight, I exercise in-frequently(2-3 times a week), I walk 40 minutes a day to work and back I used to exercise every day when the symptoms first came on. I don't smoke and drink every so often. Every day for the last five years I have felt light headed, off balance, dizzy, fatigued and have had poor memory and concentration, I also feel thirsty all the time and urinate every 30-60 minutes sometimes every 10-20 minutes. On top of this I also sometimes have numbness in the top of my head, the feeling my head is full, like an internal pressure, a feeling that feels like I've drunk a lot of alcohol, but without the happy feeling that goes with it (the feeling as though your not fully in control). My speech also suffers, it feels like I’m slurring my words sometimes and I forget what I'm talking about. I have days where I can hardly do any work or concentrate on anything, other days (very rare) that I feel almost normal. The symptoms have slowly got worse, as time as progressed, my Mothers sister has the same symptoms as my granddad and me also had very similar symptoms (diagnosed as menieres about 40 years ago).
I have been to 5 doctors, one an ENT specialist, and another a neurologist, as well as 3GP's. I have had a full blood test, testing for pretty much everything with nothing abnormal. My blood pressure is normal, I have had an MRI of my head with nothing abnormal, been tested for meniers, had my eyes tested, diabetes and have eventually been told I am stressed. I understand stress doesn't manifest itself as many think, but I can be on holiday without a care in the world and feel no better, I can be struggling with a huge report, piece of work etc and feel no worse. I was sent to therapy to try to relieve the stress, I did everything I was taught, it did nothing. I do not have a stressful life, so I really do not think I have stress/anxiety. I used to have migraines but they stopped when I was 15, I have tried taking all sorts of vitamins and minerals, the Omega's, B12, Zinc, Magnesium etc in the vain hope it was a vitamin deficiency, it wasn’t. I have not drunk alcohol for a month to see if it was that, not eaten chocolate, cheese, wheat, dairy as suggested by one GP to try rule out allergies. There is not one thing I can see that makes it better or worse....
Please help, I'm getting frustrated, its affecting me in a big way, I struggle at work and Uni, I used to be at the top of most of my classes, I'm now struggling to scrape through Uni.
Thanks in advance,
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