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I had tonsilltis this past May-August. Sometime over this period I was hit with HORRIBLE fatigue. Id wake up from 12 hours of sleep exhausted. In April before the fatigue started I had my first ever panic attack after smoking weed-I felt weird for like 2 weeks because I flipped out and didnt know what was going to happen to me (felt anxious). But then in May i got the flu/strep throat. After the fatigue started I lost it. I looked up EVERY possible illness known to man to cause fatigue. If I sneezed, I would look up illness causing sneezing. I was basically a mess and went crazy. I then got symptoms like this: fatigue, brain fog, dizziness, headaches, weird dreams, spaced out feeling, no energy. I gave up and lay in bed and stayed home basically all day for a month and a half. But, I played tennis 3 hours a day and went to NYC every day during this time. in August for 3 weeks I played tennis 3 hours a day every day while still feeling horrible. Then, my doctor told me to have surgery to remove my TONSILS bc I kept testing positive for strep. He removed them and he found an abscess (an infection) and said all my problems would subside. The surgery was over 3 weeks ago and I am back to square one. My fatigue feels different but it is still there. My headaches arent the same severity but still there. My therapist says its ALL ANXIETY because I am able to excersize unlike many CFS patients. My symptoms are: horrible fatigue, tired still, headaches, slight brain fog, dizziness, shortness of breath, mild chest pain sometimes. Im a senior in high school and applying to colleges currently and it is making me crazy. I am terribly afraid I will not be able to attend because of my issues. All my hard work gone down the drain because of this. Can anxiety cause such symptoms? I hardly feel anxious and never have panic attacks. If its CFS I dont know what I will do. Please help me
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