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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,805 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

symptommember ratings (num votes)
Fatigue
(943)
Unrefreshing sleep
(869)
Incapacitating exhaustion
(889)
Concentration problems
(886)
Susceptible to stress
(742)
Poor short-term memory
(872)
Weakness
(769)
Muscle pain
(863)
Post-Exertional Malaise/morbidity (PEM)
(851)
Difficulty finding the right word
(797)
Sensory sensitization (reduced tolerance of light, noise, pain, smells, etc)
(827)
Insomnia
(832)
Headache
(868)
Joint pain
(867)
Morning muscle stiffness
(828)
Dizziness/Lightheadedness
(772)
Intestinal discomfort
(823)
Anxiety
(724)
Difficulty with planning
(774)
Crashing - you just have to give in and sleep
(214)
Fatigue from talking
(434)
Difficulty maintaining comfortable body temperature
(450)
Emotional lability/mood changes
(730)
Muscle stiffness (regardless of time of the day)
(705)
Feeling overstimulated
(726)
Difficulty with math
(770)
Dry skin
(804)
Chemical/ Environmental sensitivities
(821)
Shortness of Breath (SOB)
(801)
Difficulty reading
(771)
Sore tired eyes
(277)
Frequent urination
(808)
Dark circles under eyes
(751)
Worthlessness, not able to do things that were easy prior
(213)
Pounding heart
(821)
Sensitivity to medications
(775)
Thirst
(803)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(714)
Nausea
(795)
Having a lot of energy-getting things done, then crashing
(208)
Bloating
(431)
Sensitive to stimulants (e.g. caffeine, nicotine, medications, etc)
(717)
Constipation
(218)
Fatigue when the weather changes more than 20 degrees in one day
(429)
Numbness in hands and feet
(807)
Sporadic diarrhea
(815)
Ataxia (balance and proprioception problems)
(789)
Alcohol intolerance
(471)
Susceptibility to infection
(815)
Sore throat
(849)
Heaviness in limbs
(300)
Visual disturbances (e.g. floaters)
(786)
Feeling of heat in body
(407)
Seasonal fatigue (more tired in the winter)
(423)
Lower back pain - difficulty bending, getting dressed
(217)
Disorganised/untidy
(206)
Feeling off-balance
(491)
Dry mouth
(714)
Tender lymph nodes
(842)
Hot sweats
(430)
Clumsiness - dropping things
(210)
Weight gain
(446)
Pressure in head when bending down or kneeling
(475)
Blurry vision
(477)
Chills Non-Fevers
(10)
Itchy for no reason
(308)
Migraines
(471)
ithcy eyes
(188)
inflamed sinus in absence of a cold
(32)
Painful electric type sensation through body, unable to relax muscles
(38)
Trouble tracking visually
(33)
Dry eyes
(710)
Sexual Dysfunction
(772)
Muscle cramping
(502)
Muscle spasms
(382)
Blood pressure issues
(821)
Fizzing and popping through body
(38)
bad feces odor
(122)
Visual distortions and hallucinations
(33)
Bruising easily
(471)
Loss of white crescents at nail base
(170)
Chest pressure
(218)
Bleeding Gums
(64)
No fever with acute infections
(114)
Dilated pupils
(38)
Food allergies
(763)
White rings around eyes
(37)
Orthostatic intolerance
(745)
Muscle atrophy (over extended period of time, from reduced use)
(788)
bitter taste in mouth
(73)
Toenail fungus
(67)
Spontaneous sharp needle like pains
(306)
ADHD-Inattentive Type
(141)
Fever
(801)
Foamy urine
(67)
Abdominal pain
(598)
Gum Disease
(128)
Vertigo
(486)
bad urine odor
(121)
Hearing the wrong words
(765)
Difficulty walking
(459)
Inflamed gut - can cause reflux
(209)
Tinnitus
(780)
Feeling of strain on heart
(780)
Nightmares
(704)
Chest Pain
(779)
Reversal of diurnal cycle
(431)
bad nasal odor
(122)
Water intolerance - drinking extra water makes things worse
(106)
Cold sweats
(448)
Scalp sensitivity
(806)
Malabsorption of nutrients
(568)
Neuropathy
(709)
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
(747)
Poor healing
(516)
Panic Attacks
(706)
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
(400)
Burning pain all over body
(394)
Extreme thirst from salt
(278)
Aching hot bones
(300)
Bad body odor
(314)
Mouth ulcers
(561)
Loss of tooth enamel
(574)
Small pimples all over the whole back, upper arms and face
(316)
Paranoia
(343)
Irritable Bladder
(704)
Smelling things that are not there
(483)
Sleep Apnea
(302)
GI-tract serotonin syndrome cause chronic viral infections
(203)
Neurogenic Bladder - incomplete emptying
(608)
Formication - feeling of bugs under skin
(418)
Loss of vibrancy in colors, taste, touch
(449)
Skin easily scraped off
(385)
Fasciculations
(589)
UARS (Upper Airway Restriction Syndrome)
(303)
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
(554)
Rapid onset of pain if joint/extremity is left uncovered
(452)
Aphasia
(732)
Skin prone to blisters
(382)
Facial rash
(583)
Gallbladder pain
(564)
Raynaud's Syndrome
(743)
Crimson crescents in throat
(570)
Specific muscle wasting - unrelated to use
(592)
Rash on neck
(721)
Shaking, seizure-like episodes
(811)
Hypnagogic Hallucinations
(686)
Foot Drop
(592)
Loss of fingerprints
(712)
Encephalitis (including coma)
(798)
Heart Block (LBBB)
(781)
Cancers and tumors of head, neck and lymph system
(802)

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