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Hello All, I'm sorry to put this post here because I don't know actually in which category it belongs. I've been having health problem 12 years from now, my symptoms started after having a case similar to hypothermia. First, I noticed stiffness in my neck, shoulder muscles and a mild imbalance that is felt only when I turn from side to side. After a year, I got sick for a couple of days in the summer and after I recovered, weakness in my eye muscles appeared and sensitivity to light also developed which was identified later by an ophthalmologist. So far, these symptoms were part of my daily life and didn't resolve. In the next couple of years, I also developed mild peripheral neuropathy which was identified by EMG test, the doctor couldn't know the cause of it.
After this period, I stared noticing that I have a decline in my cognitive skills, to put it in other words I felt my mind is getting slower, it was not sudden just slowly progressing over the years.
Five years from now, I developed problems in my heart which was tricky, for three months I couldn't tolerate even mild efforts like climbing stairs or lifting moderately heavy stuff and even standing still for more than 10 minutes would trigger light headiness and my heart start racing, and the worst part was at night when I lie down, my heart used to feel like it's doing a big effort to keep everything's going. ECG and stress test didn't reveal anything back then which made me ask myself, what the hell is going on here. By the way, I used to be a very active guy when it comes to sports, I used to play basketball and hike all the time.
After a year of having this weak heart, my heart symptoms resolved partially, I could do walks but still, standing for long times and lifting heaving stuff will directly trigger light headiness and feeling of tiredness.
Fast forward till now, I guess I had a relapse again which started after I was hiking near my house, the next day I felt numbness in my jaw which went and came during the day, also my old symptoms of heart re-appeared but this time it was even worse.
After this last relapse, I did a complete blood test including ANA, the results showed vitamin B 12 deficiency so my doctor put me on monthly injections. I also did a brain MRI, came out normal and ECG and stress test again which came out normal.
I'm puzzled and right now, I feel I'm helpless regarding my health. If possible, I would be grateful if anyone could shed some light on some areas or give me pointers, or maybe share an experience similar in parts to mine and what did he/she do to resolve it. I appreciate in advance your help and input.
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