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Body ache, headache and fatigue. Sleeplessness with depression. Causes?

I m a female. Recently My body started aching, I feel weak and tired. Random sharp pains, getting a lot of discharge . When I bend to the side my kidney hurts (both sides) I have a headache also. don t eat as much as before. Feeling really depressed. Let me just mention, I ve worked all this week. Waking up at 4 am everyday til 12 pm.. did I overwork myself? I try to go to sleep but I hardly do. 5 hours at mostWhat is the cause of my symptoms?
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
It appears that you are having depression and that is the reason you are having sleep disturbance and also fatigue, pains, tiredness etc. You need to meet a psychiatrist who would like to do a mental state examination to identify depression. If it is present then there are plenty of good drugs available such as escitalopram or sertraline which can be effective in these cases.
If at all you do not want to take medicines, then there is an option of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This therapy is taken by either a psychologist or a psychiatrist in which the therapist identifies impaired cognitions (Thoughts) and try to correct them. They are 15-20 min weekly session and there should be around 8-10 sessions to help you with your illness.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.
In future if you wish to contact me directly, you can use the below mentioned link:

Wish you good health,
Kind regards
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Tue, 22 Oct 2013
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