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Tiredness, numbness in feet, hands. Do suffer from anxiety. Could this be the cause or is this something more serious?

Hi, I am very tired recently no matter how much sleep i get. I am also noticing that I am thirsty alot and at time i wake up during the night and my mouth is so dry it hurts. I am not noticing that I am going to the bathroom more ofter tho. Finally, I have been experiencing a ball of catarrh in my throat for the last few months that I cant shift and I am finding that I am getting numbness in my feet and hands at times (not very ofter) but not necessarily when ive been leaning on them and cut blood supply. I do suffer from anxiety , could this be the cause or is this something more serious?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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The symptoms that you have could be due to anxiety, generalized weakness, Vitamin B 12 deficiency, electrolyte imbalance or a thyroid hormone disorder. A few blood tests will help in detecting the exact cause.
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Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
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The symptoms that you are having are likely to be related to anxiety or benign causes like electrolyte imbalance, vitamin B 12 deficiency, etc. Most of the times these symptoms can be taken care of by taking electrolyte rich fluids and Methylcobalamin supplements.
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