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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,781 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

symptommember ratings (num votes)
Fatigue
(935)
Unrefreshing sleep
(862)
Incapacitating exhaustion
(881)
Concentration problems
(878)
Susceptible to stress
(734)
Poor short-term memory
(865)
Muscle pain
(855)
Weakness
(762)
Post-Exertional Malaise/morbidity (PEM)
(844)
Difficulty finding the right word
(789)
Sensory sensitization (reduced tolerance of light, noise, pain, smells, etc)
(820)
Insomnia
(825)
Headache
(860)
Joint pain
(859)
Morning muscle stiffness
(820)
Dizziness/Lightheadedness
(765)
Intestinal discomfort
(816)
Anxiety
(718)
Difficulty with planning
(767)
Crashing - you just have to give in and sleep
(208)
Fatigue from talking
(426)
Emotional lability/mood changes
(724)
Difficulty maintaining comfortable body temperature
(444)
Muscle stiffness (regardless of time of the day)
(699)
Feeling overstimulated
(720)
Difficulty with math
(762)
Dry skin
(797)
Chemical/ Environmental sensitivities
(813)
Shortness of Breath (SOB)
(794)
Difficulty reading
(763)
Frequent urination
(801)
Sore tired eyes
(271)
Dark circles under eyes
(744)
Worthlessness, not able to do things that were easy prior
(207)
Pounding heart
(814)
Sensitivity to medications
(768)
Thirst
(796)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(707)
Nausea
(788)
Having a lot of energy-getting things done, then crashing
(202)
Sensitive to stimulants (e.g. caffeine, nicotine, medications, etc)
(709)
Bloating
(425)
Fatigue when the weather changes more than 20 degrees in one day
(422)
Numbness in hands and feet
(800)
Constipation
(211)
Sporadic diarrhea
(808)
Ataxia (balance and proprioception problems)
(783)
Alcohol intolerance
(463)
Visual disturbances (e.g. floaters)
(780)
Sore throat
(842)
Susceptibility to infection
(807)
Feeling of heat in body
(400)
Heaviness in limbs
(293)
Seasonal fatigue (more tired in the winter)
(415)
Lower back pain - difficulty bending, getting dressed
(210)
Hot sweats
(423)
Disorganised/untidy
(199)
Dry mouth
(707)
Feeling off-balance
(484)
Tender lymph nodes
(835)
Clumsiness - dropping things
(203)
Weight gain
(439)
Pressure in head when bending down or kneeling
(468)
Blurry vision
(471)
Chills Non-Fevers
(3)
Migraines
(464)
Itchy for no reason
(301)
Painful electric type sensation through body, unable to relax muscles
(31)
inflamed sinus in absence of a cold
(25)
ithcy eyes
(182)
Dry eyes
(704)
Trouble tracking visually
(27)
Sexual Dysfunction
(766)
Fizzing and popping through body
(31)
Visual distortions and hallucinations
(27)
Muscle cramping
(495)
bad feces odor
(115)
Muscle spasms
(375)
Blood pressure issues
(814)
Bruising easily
(464)
Chest pressure
(211)
Loss of white crescents at nail base
(164)
White rings around eyes
(30)
Bleeding Gums
(57)
No fever with acute infections
(107)
Dilated pupils
(31)
bitter taste in mouth
(66)
Food allergies
(755)
Toenail fungus
(60)
Muscle atrophy (over extended period of time, from reduced use)
(781)
ADHD-Inattentive Type
(133)
Orthostatic intolerance
(739)
Spontaneous sharp needle like pains
(299)
Fever
(793)
Foamy urine
(60)
Gum Disease
(121)
bad urine odor
(114)
Abdominal pain
(591)
Vertigo
(481)
Inflamed gut - can cause reflux
(202)
Hearing the wrong words
(758)
Difficulty walking
(452)
Tinnitus
(773)
Feeling of strain on heart
(774)
Nightmares
(696)
Chest Pain
(772)
Water intolerance - drinking extra water makes things worse
(99)
bad nasal odor
(115)
Reversal of diurnal cycle
(424)
Scalp sensitivity
(799)
Cold sweats
(441)
Malabsorption of nutrients
(562)
Neuropathy
(702)
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
(740)
Poor healing
(509)
Panic Attacks
(700)
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
(394)
Burning pain all over body
(387)
Extreme thirst from salt
(271)
Aching hot bones
(293)
Bad body odor
(307)
Mouth ulcers
(554)
Small pimples all over the whole back, upper arms and face
(309)
Loss of tooth enamel
(568)
Irritable Bladder
(697)
Paranoia
(337)
GI-tract serotonin syndrome cause chronic viral infections
(197)
Smelling things that are not there
(476)
Neurogenic Bladder - incomplete emptying
(601)
Sleep Apnea
(296)
Formication - feeling of bugs under skin
(411)
Loss of vibrancy in colors, taste, touch
(442)
Skin easily scraped off
(378)
Fasciculations
(583)
UARS (Upper Airway Restriction Syndrome)
(297)
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
(547)
Rapid onset of pain if joint/extremity is left uncovered
(445)
Aphasia
(726)
Skin prone to blisters
(375)
Gallbladder pain
(557)
Facial rash
(576)
Raynaud's Syndrome
(736)
Crimson crescents in throat
(565)
Specific muscle wasting - unrelated to use
(585)
Rash on neck
(714)
Hypnagogic Hallucinations
(679)
Shaking, seizure-like episodes
(803)
Foot Drop
(585)
Loss of fingerprints
(705)
Encephalitis (including coma)
(791)
Heart Block (LBBB)
(774)
Cancers and tumors of head, neck and lymph system
(794)

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