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    What causes episodes of extreme weakness in the morning?

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Posted on Tue, 8 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I have spells of extreme weakness, especially in the morning, and especially if I've been active.
What causes this and what is the remedy?
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Are you on any medications?

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for reaching out to us at healthcare magic.

I have reviewed your information fully. I will like to know whether there are any disease conditions you are being managed for and what the various medications are. This will guide me at making out what the possible cause is and providing a helpful plan to address this.

Let me hear from you and more insights and guidance will follow promptly.

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Follow up: Dr. Ivo Ditah 27 hours later
The weakness episodes have been going on for at least two years and are getting more severe. Blood tests have been normal. Have been tested for lyme disease and thyroid with negative results. Had a recent episode of atrial fibrillation which was brought to normal with electroversion. No recurrence has happened. Otherwise, I am not taking any medications other than herbal products. I have been physically active in the past, playing tennis frequently, however, this has been very difficult recently. I hope you can shed some light into what is happening; the local doctors have not been able to diagnose the problem.
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 19 hours later
Brief Answer:
More evaluation certainly needed!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have reviewed the additional information and nothing seems to provide a direct headway. This must be difficult for you. Another possibility could be depression or low mood. Am not exactly sure if your habits and preferences or feelings have changed that much. Also, are there specific life events that might have impacted your mindset and stat elf happiness? We will need to look in this light as preliminary tests show no abnormality.

I hope to hear from you...
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