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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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hi im 31 years old female.lately i ve been feeling fatigue that i cant keep my eyes open.i did the blood tests they all came out normal then i did a stress test wich came normal too.what can it be??                                   
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   since a month ago
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was it sudden in onset?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How has it progressed it later?
User :   the same i didnt feel any good
Doctor :   Ok
User :   its just that i want to sleep all day and when i wake up i feel the same
Doctor :   No ups and downs, in toto in the past 1 month, right?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How is your sleep and appetite?
User :   my appetite is good and im sleeping more lately
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any weather(climate) change recently before the start of these symptoms?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any stress or psychological pressure of late?
User :   im always stressed i dont have a reason why but i grind my teeth at night and i went i went to the gp he said its all releted to stress
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So, that is one hint for this problem
Doctor :   meaning psychologica
Doctor :   because you have got the blood work up done
User :   im afraid that its coming from my heart can it be altough the stress test was normal
Doctor :   and coming to the physical aspect, 2 possible causes are anemia and thyroid disorder
Doctor :   were both ruled out in the blood test?
User :   yes they were normal aswell
Doctor :   Fine
User :   even the hormone test was normal
Doctor :   so, next possible cause is psychological
Doctor :   and increased sleep is one symptom
Doctor :   heart, you should not worry about, as these symptoms are not specific to it
Doctor :   and also you have got a stress test done
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   Right
Doctor :   hence, cardiac problem causing it is unlikely
User :   is it normal when u have fatigue u fel the sensation of going to black out
Doctor :   Yes, it is seen in many people like that
User :   can it be cfs
Doctor :   It is too early to name it as such
User :   ok so what u suggest me to do
Doctor :   it is diagnosed only after other problems, including the psychological ones, are ruled out
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of any psychiatric problems like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok, that is good
Doctor :   So for now, I would recommend you to consult a Psychiatrist
Doctor :   for guidance on it
User :   ok thanks alot very professional
Doctor :   You can as well consult our Psychiatrist
Doctor :   I shall give you the necessary link
User :   yes thanks
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