Fatigue, lightheaded, feeling generally unwell for months

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I have been struggling with a severe fatigue for a few months now with bouts of feeling very unwell, weak and lightheaded, sometimes to the point where I feel as though I am going to collapse or pass out. I imagine it to feeling as though my blood sugar is low, although I do not have diabetes.

I try to avoid posting about these things on forums nowadays and just get on with life without dwelling on my symptoms as I know it can often make things worse but it's getting to a point now where I cannot function properly and I need some advice.

My sleep is OK, I do wake up a few times each night but I usually get 8 hours sleep. I'm reasonably fit. I'd say my diet is also ok.

All the standard blood tests come back as normal so I'm struggling to work out what could be causing this. Does anybody have any idea what might be the issue and what I can look into?

Thank you

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    HI , i feel the same as you and my blood tests where all good. I dont sleep that well . I just come over very tired and feel anxious and weak. Lets hope we get some advice.

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      Hi Finley and recoverandheal,

      did either of you have a trigger? Something that happened prior to symptoms starting such as flu/mono, virus, surgery, an accident-something like that?

      When you say your blood tests come back normal, what blood tests did they run? For instance, did they run vitamin D levels as part of your test?

      Beverley

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      Hi Finley,

      yep, the no energy is irritating to say the least! I can sure relate to that.

      Any other major changes like relationship breakdown, bereavement, house or job move?

      Did they definitely test for vitamin D? It is difficult because some places test this some don't.

      Other things could be allergy/intolerance or mould and/or as said by K51095 biotoxin? These things are not tested for in usual blood tests.

      Beverley

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    I would look into Biotoxin Illness. All blood tests other than specific ones that they do not generally check will be normal. The typical abnormal tests for this illness will be cortisol, mmp9, adh, c4a, c3a, leptin (sometimes), vit d ( sometimes), tgfbeta, vegf. C4a and tgfbeta are the tale tell ones in my opinion. Best of luck

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    Chronic fatigue syndrome possibly,also known as ME ? Doctors have been scoffing at this for a long time but its becoming more widely accepted . Have a look around the Internet for more info.

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