Post viral fatigue - advice appreciated!

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Hi all

I had a nasty viral infection 9 weeks ago , blood tests all normal and negative covid test. The virus was v similar to glandular fever which i had 20 years ago. I eventually recovered from the virus but now find that if i overdo it with housework/a walk or have a bad nights sleep, i come down with awful fatigue/ weakness, I can be light headed too and get a few aches and pains.

When im feeling good i can feel, say, 70% better. I start to feel im improving before crashing back down to fatigue.

I eat pretty well, lots of, fruit , veg and try sleep well but sleep can be hard sometimes.

I hope its just time but any advice is so grateful.

So pleased to have come across this forum.

Thanks for reading and wish everyone the very best


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    Omg I've been feeling the exact same. I've had a minor virus, not covid related but seemed like a cold/flu and the fatigue is just lingering on. I get like this quite often when I've been run down too. Or suffering anxiety. It will pass, it's always does. I do find myself getting worried that it's more occasionally though because post viral fatigue is so similar to chronic fatigue syndrome.

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