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For the past five or six years I have had a strange condition with many annoying and debilitating symptoms.
My main problem is that I'm tired all the time and I could sleep the most of the day. I feel like I’m kind of dragging myself around during the day and never really wake up.
My stools and bowel habits are strange, and I have gastrointestinal issues. The condition of my stool changes during the day and there seems to be a kind of pattern. I almost always have to go to the toilet right after I’ve eaten breakfast. The stool is not solid but very mushy, and I have a lot of gas in my system which just wants to get out very quickly! During the day the condition of my stool changes. When afternoon comes I have to go to the toilet again to relieve the pressure. This time the stool comes out like separate small lumps which are hard to pass. But it can vary from day to day. Some days I visit the toilet five times to get rid of the stool. Overall I’m very gassy and sometimes I get diarrhea where the stool is very watery. And my faeces smells very bad!
I’ve been to an intestinal specialist and was being tested for all kind of bacterias and such, but all the tests were negative. So I was diagnosed with the well known irritable bowel syndrome.
I also often have to visit the toilet to urinate. Suddenly I just have to run to the toilet and if there isn’t one nearby, it becomes a serious problem. I’ve been to a doctor who scanned my bladder and found out that I’m not emptying my bladder totally when visiting the toilet.
I also feel like my muscles are very weak. I’m actually pretty muscular, but my muscle power just disappears very quickly. When I’m working out it’s like my muscles suddenly stop working.
Also my eyes are bloodshot. It is worst in the morning but continues throughout the day.
I’ve visited an acupuncturist who found out that I’m malnourished and lactose intolerant. She also said that my liver is “hot” because it works very hard at things. This could possibly be one of the reasons why my eyes are bloodshot, and I get these kind of blisters on my hands and long lasting pimples on my face.
When I was a teenager I evolved naturally gynecomastia (maybe this could also be a clue to some kind of hormonal imbalance, who knows?)
I am diagnosed with ADHD & Tourettes syndrome. Maybe all these symptoms could be explained by something neurological? I don’t know but it could be a possibility. I’ve tried a lot of things to help the symptoms, but I want to find the root cause to all these symptoms. I’ve also found some other posts on another forum with others who have the same condition as this one I mention.
I’d really like to hear from some of you, if you can give me a clue about what could be the reason for these problems.
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