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Some kind of fatigue syndrome

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 28, 2006
  • 03:19 AM

Hi all,
I am a 27 year old female and have been experiencing the following symptoms in varying severity for over ten years now:
- dizziness
- fatigue
- problems concentrating/ general congantive impairment (for instance, difficulty thinking of words and forming sentences)
- nausea

I also have bad circulation, which could be related or not. My feet and hands are almost always cold, and I developed spider veins on my legs in my early 20's (which I thought was rather young to have such problems).

Some of the concentration and dizziness issues seem to come on if I haven't eaten in a couple hours, so for most of my life I thought I was just Hypoglycemic and I should snack regularly. But snacking doesn't always help, and sometimes I fall into a hazy fatigued slump that I can't seem to get out of for the rest of the day, or for multiple days.
So now I am concerned that there might be something else wrong with me. I don't have medical insurance, and am worried if I pay to see a doctor that they will just write it off as anxiety or something. It does not feel like anxiety, it really just feels as if my brain is not getting enough fuel to function properly.
It's become annoyingly disruptive at my work and in life in general.

I know asking folks about this on an on-line message board isn't really a replacement for actual medical advice, but I'm just stumped as to what this might be. If anyone has any idea and can point me in the right direction, I would appriciate it. Thanks.

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