Hi, I'm a teenager and for the past several months I've been feeling under the weather. I've been feeling almost constantly dizzy,nauseous, and fatigued. Walking up a flight of stairs gets me really light-headed, and I start to black out. I've started sleeping about 10 hours a day, and my thoughts and vision have started to become hazy at times with a lag. Thinking and remembering things have become increasingly difficult, so, this has taken a huge toll on my social and academic life. Other things that I've noticed, but may not be related, is that I have trouble putting on weight, any colds or coughs stay for weeks longer than they should, and my menstrual cycles are very odd (may just be because I'm a teenager). In March, I went to the doctors to see if it was anemia, but instead found out that I had a very early case of Type 1 diabetes. I've gotten that under control, but my symptoms just kept getting worse. In November I got more blood tests for my total T4, free T4, my TSH, my TBG, and my Cortisol levels, along with a full blood iron panel and screens for mono and Lyme's disease. They all appear normal, so my doctors just diagnosed me with anxiety issues. I've been taking the medicine they gave me, but I don't think that it's just anxiety. I'm thinking it might be something endocrine related, but my thyroid and adrenals SEEM fine... any ideas?Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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