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Under stress. Been anemic. Diagnosed with pituitary adenoma. Why fatigue?

Hello Dr.M, I am a 50 year old, still having monthly periods, under tons of stress ,all my life on the skinny side, anemic for the past 4 years, I had my son at 41 y, my mother diagnosed with pituitary adenoma , surgery and adrenal deficiency treatment. My blood work revealed a THS 5.5 ,md wrote prescription for .50 synthroid . Not sure that I am ready to take it . My main complain is extreme fatigue .
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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Your symptoms appear to related to stress to me. Thyroid problem, pitutory adenoma and anemia increases chances of having stress and anxiety. Stress can also present with several physical symptoms like fatigue.

Start treatment for thyroid problem and anemia. For stress and anxiety assessment and treatment, you can visit psychiatrist. Apart from that take healthy diet, fruits and do aerobic exercise regularly.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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