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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,834 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

symptommember ratings (num votes)
Fatigue
(953)
Unrefreshing sleep
(877)
Incapacitating exhaustion
(898)
Concentration problems
(895)
Susceptible to stress
(751)
Poor short-term memory
(881)
Muscle pain
(872)
Weakness
(778)
Post-Exertional Malaise/morbidity (PEM)
(859)
Difficulty finding the right word
(806)
Sensory sensitization (reduced tolerance of light, noise, pain, smells, etc)
(836)
Insomnia
(841)
Headache
(878)
Joint pain
(876)
Morning muscle stiffness
(837)
Dizziness/Lightheadedness
(781)
Intestinal discomfort
(832)
Anxiety
(733)
Difficulty with planning
(783)
Crashing - you just have to give in and sleep
(223)
Fatigue from talking
(443)
Emotional lability/mood changes
(739)
Difficulty maintaining comfortable body temperature
(459)
Muscle stiffness (regardless of time of the day)
(714)
Feeling overstimulated
(735)
Difficulty with math
(779)
Dry skin
(812)
Chemical/ Environmental sensitivities
(830)
Shortness of Breath (SOB)
(810)
Difficulty reading
(780)
Frequent urination
(817)
Sore tired eyes
(286)
Dark circles under eyes
(760)
Worthlessness, not able to do things that were easy prior
(223)
Pounding heart
(830)
Sensitivity to medications
(783)
Thirst
(812)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(723)
Nausea
(804)
Having a lot of energy-getting things done, then crashing
(218)
Sensitive to stimulants (e.g. caffeine, nicotine, medications, etc)
(725)
Bloating
(440)
Numbness in hands and feet
(816)
Sporadic diarrhea
(823)
Fatigue when the weather changes more than 20 degrees in one day
(438)
Constipation
(228)
Alcohol intolerance
(480)
Ataxia (balance and proprioception problems)
(798)
Visual disturbances (e.g. floaters)
(795)
Susceptibility to infection
(824)
Sore throat
(858)
Heaviness in limbs
(309)
Feeling of heat in body
(416)
Seasonal fatigue (more tired in the winter)
(432)
Lower back pain - difficulty bending, getting dressed
(227)
Dry mouth
(722)
Disorganised/untidy
(215)
Feeling off-balance
(500)
Tender lymph nodes
(851)
Hot sweats
(439)
Clumsiness - dropping things
(219)
Weight gain
(455)
Pressure in head when bending down or kneeling
(484)
Blurry vision
(486)
ithcy eyes
(198)
Chills Non-Fevers
(20)
Itchy for no reason
(317)
Migraines
(480)
Painful electric type sensation through body, unable to relax muscles
(48)
Dry eyes
(719)
inflamed sinus in absence of a cold
(42)
Sexual Dysfunction
(781)
Muscle cramping
(511)
Trouble tracking visually
(43)
Muscle spasms
(391)
bad feces odor
(132)
Blood pressure issues
(830)
Bruising easily
(480)
Fizzing and popping through body
(48)
Visual distortions and hallucinations
(43)
Chest pressure
(228)
Loss of white crescents at nail base
(180)
Food allergies
(771)
Bleeding Gums
(74)
Orthostatic intolerance
(755)
Muscle atrophy (over extended period of time, from reduced use)
(797)
No fever with acute infections
(124)
Dilated pupils
(48)
ADHD-Inattentive Type
(151)
Spontaneous sharp needle like pains
(315)
bitter taste in mouth
(82)
Toenail fungus
(77)
White rings around eyes
(46)
Fever
(810)
Abdominal pain
(607)
Vertigo
(495)
Gum Disease
(138)
Difficulty walking
(468)
Foamy urine
(77)
Hearing the wrong words
(774)
Tinnitus
(789)
bad urine odor
(131)
Inflamed gut - can cause reflux
(219)
Nightmares
(713)
Chest Pain
(788)
Feeling of strain on heart
(789)
Scalp sensitivity
(815)
Cold sweats
(457)
bad nasal odor
(132)
Malabsorption of nutrients
(577)
Reversal of diurnal cycle
(440)
Water intolerance - drinking extra water makes things worse
(116)
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
(756)
Neuropathy
(718)
Poor healing
(525)
Panic Attacks
(715)
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
(408)
Burning pain all over body
(403)
Extreme thirst from salt
(287)
Mouth ulcers
(570)
Aching hot bones
(309)
Bad body odor
(323)
Irritable Bladder
(713)
Loss of tooth enamel
(583)
Small pimples all over the whole back, upper arms and face
(324)
Smelling things that are not there
(492)
Paranoia
(352)
Neurogenic Bladder - incomplete emptying
(617)
Sleep Apnea
(311)
GI-tract serotonin syndrome cause chronic viral infections
(213)
Formication - feeling of bugs under skin
(426)
Loss of vibrancy in colors, taste, touch
(458)
Skin easily scraped off
(394)
Fasciculations
(598)
UARS (Upper Airway Restriction Syndrome)
(312)
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
(563)
Rapid onset of pain if joint/extremity is left uncovered
(461)
Aphasia
(741)
Skin prone to blisters
(391)
Facial rash
(592)
Gallbladder pain
(573)
Raynaud's Syndrome
(751)
Crimson crescents in throat
(579)
Specific muscle wasting - unrelated to use
(601)
Shaking, seizure-like episodes
(820)
Rash on neck
(730)
Hypnagogic Hallucinations
(695)
Foot Drop
(601)
Loss of fingerprints
(721)
Encephalitis (including coma)
(807)
Heart Block (LBBB)
(790)
Cancers and tumors of head, neck and lymph system
(811)

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