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Ok, so here's my story:
For 2 years I went to the GP because I was getting these episodes of extreme fatigue. Blood tests were normal. Assumed it was just stress and anxiety. I keep going back and forth, but still nothing. Dull brain fog present, but I could live it. I've been doning everything I can exercising, sleeping right, eating healthy, you name it, but I would still get these episodes. They would come and go. There was a period when it seemed to dissapear, but only to come right back
Then this year: I've been healthy, sleeping, working out, ignoring the fatigue and brain fog. I notice this I have a mild pressure at the top of my head (tension headache). I take ibuprofen and paracetamol for a week, nothing happens. Doesn't work (which was strange because it always works for my headaches). I up my dose of paracetamol and ibuprofen as prescribed by my physician. I take these for a week, nothing happens. I am then prescriped aspirin which I had to take for two weeks to remove this headache. I quit aspirin, the headaches are better.
Then during easter vacation I suddenly get very very tired and fatigued. It was exhausting to stand upright, I had to lie down all the time. I would get very fatigued, nauseated and just feel weak upon standing. I would sleep all the time. I had this muscle weakness upon walking, it was difficult to walk. This lasted for about 4 days. I then get flue like symptoms, I feel sick, getting chills and feeling feverish, sore throat. This lasted for a week.
Present: I get at least two headache attacks per day, they are really tension like. But for some reason I take pills for migrane attacks, which barely work. The headache relapses, then goes away after I take another pill. I also get sudden unpredictable attacks of exteme fatigue where I just feel annoyed, and get this weakness at the back of my neck and down my body. I then have to sleep.
What bothers me the most though is that my memory seems to be deterioration more every day, my concentration is awful, I feel spaced out all the time, and I just don't want to do anything. I can barely remember anything these days. I cannot gather new info which is awful when your a student.
I'm an 18 year old male. I have talked to two psychologists. It was clear I was not depressed, but had depressive symptoms which disappeared very quickly. I currently do not have symptoms of depression either, neither do I feel depressed. I have been diagnosed with social anxiety, but it really isn't bothering me anymore, it's become mild. Furthermore I've had an EKG, and MRI, complete blood tests, urine test and seen a neurologist. I seem healthy but I certainly do not feel that way at all. Can someone relate? If so, please reply so that maybe we can figure out what's going on together.
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