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Has anyone else been given the label of 'atypical chronic fatigue'? I went to an ME clinic a few weeks back and the man there told me that I didn't have ME/CFS because I did not meet enough of the criteria, eg I don't suffer with loss of concentration or memory problems. My symptoms that i've had for at least 3 years are excessive daytime sleepiness, frequent headaches, night-time urination, feeling shaky/light headed if I exert myself too much sometimes eg hoovering/going for a walk after I've slept for a long period.
My GP basically said they don't know why I'm suffering like this and that it would be 'psychologically harmful' for me to continue my quest for a diagnosis. I just feel like if my body is telling me there's something wrong I should do everything in my power to find out what it is, it seems a bit of a cop out to say 'meh we don't know'!
Anyone else been given this atypical label or have any wisdom to offer?
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