Weakness And Fatigue

Weakness and fatigue are indications or symptoms of an underlying disease or disorder. A decrease in muscle strength and an overall feeling of tiredness or weakness with or without exertion is known as fatigue. Microbial infectious diseases like COVID-19 and cold and flu, fever, anti-psychotic drugs, steroids, nutritional deficiencies, anemia, muscle diseases like fibromyalgia, excessive physical exertion, food poisoning, dehydration, cancer, cancer therapy, psychological and psychiatrical illnesses, endocrinal disorders, metabolic disorders like diabetes, etc., commonly present with fatigue and weakness as one of their symptoms.

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I have been suffering from fatigue, tremor in my hands, slurred speech and delay in processing. Does it indicate multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old mother of three BMI of 27, no ongoing medication, and had a history of bouts of thyroiditis but stable for the last six months. My question is, could the symptoms below be multiple sclerosis (MS), and should I get tested for this? I have been suffering from fatigue f...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I think that your symptoms are not that of multiple sclerosis (MS). Anyway, both chronic fatigue and brain fogginess may be related to migraine. Depression and fibromyalgia can also cause a similar clinical situation. I suggest performing...  Read Full »

I have extreme fatigue and weight gain with an increased TSH level. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to discuss my blood work results, particularly my TSH level. I have had extreme exhaustion for some time and weight gain. I take Sertraline 100 mg daily for anxiety. I have had several years of extreme exhaustion with a TSH level of 4.5 mlU/L and more. In addition, I have take...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query, and I would like to suggest that you increase the dose of Synthroid (Levothyroxine Sodium) to 75 mcg twice weekly. Try to add vitamin supplements such as vitamin B complex, vitamin D 1000 IU, and magnesium 400 mg once daily but away from the time...  Read Full »

Suggest some solutions for constant fatigue, weakness, off-balance, brain fog, and dizziness.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. I am not on any current medications. For the past four weeks, I have had constant fatigue, weakness, off-balance, and lightheadedness, seeming to arise from the back of the neck and head, and I have brain fog and have a sort of dizziness. I am currently under mu...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from weakness, fatigue, imbalance, lightheadedness, brain fog, and dizziness for the last four weeks. Such type of clinical features may result from some underlying health conditions such as l...  Read Full »

I am experiencing heavy bleeding, and I am getting exhausted physically. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My napkins get soaked every two hours, and I cannot focus on my job. Also, this is physically exhausting. I need to change the napkin in my office frequently. I am constantly worried about the period stain. I get periods almost every month, and it bleeds for a maximum of three days. All th...  Read Full »


Dr. Pranay Shailendra Gandhi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.There are medicines available to decrease excessive bleeding during periods and postpone the periods. Eat iron tablets to increase blood flow (consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take the medicines with their consent). The amount of bleeding is high f...  Read Full »

I am experiencing extreme fatigue and loss of concentration, especially after meals. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am experiencing extreme fatigue and loss of concentration, and that happens.- After eating any food (up to 8 hours, and I am sensitive to some foods). I have been experiencing post-meal fatigue for the past 14 years. I assume it started right after a bacterial ear infection from swimming...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. With your history and description, the possibility of stress and anxiety-related symptoms is more likely. So please let me know, 1. Since how long are you taking these medications? 2. When did you consult your psychiatrist last? Pleas...  Read Full »

I am experiencing weakness and fluctuating blood pressure after the second delivery. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old married woman with two kids. From the time of my last delivery (which was a pre-term delivery), I slowly became weak. I am experiencing so much pain. I frequently forget things for a few seconds. Also I have hypertension and I am taking tablet Telma (Telmisartan and A...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I feel you are showing signs of burnout. You are stressed beyond a level that you cannot tolerate. The forgetfulness, sleep disturbances, and blood pressure issues are all signs that you are under stress. Also, I would like to evaluate you...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for sporadic headaches and fatigue?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female aged 32. I just had a viral infection (not covid), and after recovering, I started experiencing headaches that come and go sporadically and multiple times every hour. It is an intense headache (front part of the head) accompanied by tinnitus, severe earache, and extreme f...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhishek Juneja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do understand your concern. These seem to be attacks of short-lasting headaches with fatigue. Do you get any nausea or vomiting sensation? Do you have any sensitivity to light or noise? Do you think it could all be related to stress? Please share the medicine...  Read Full »

I feel fatigued, and my heart skips beats at times, and I am a chronic drinker. Kindly help.

Query: Hi Doctor, I feel fatigued almost all the time, and at times I feel a pinch in my heart( or at least I think it is the heart). Every few weeks, I might experience a heartbeat skip. At times, it is mild, and rarely it is strong. I drink heavily, and I do not exercise. I quit smoking a few years ago....  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Heavy drinking in the long term will be detrimental to the liver and the heart. Moreover, it can certainly reduce your life expectancy, so gradually try to reduce alcohol consumption. It can cause atrial fibrillation in the early stages, which you got earlier. You mi...  Read Full »

I always feel weak, exhausted, dehydrated, and I am sensitive to heat. What is the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25-years-old, and I weigh 80 kgs. I am physically weak, exhausted, cannot sit-stand or walk for a long time. I am sensitive to heat and feel dehydrated, and I have frequently had muscle stiffness and cramps for two years. It started from pain and inflammation near the occipital an...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Physical weakness and fatigue can be due to vitamin deficiencies, anxiety, and stress disorders. It can also be due to diabetes, hypothyroidism, and hypertension. For vitamin deficie...  Read Full »

I feel fatigued easily after a long night's sleep. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a health concern that is related to sleep medicine. For the last three years, I have had a sleep pattern that is characterized by seven to eight hours of continuous rest during the night. But, during the day from morning till lunch, fatigue starts to build-up to a point where I...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I advise you to get yourself examined by a doctor for thyroid hormone-related issues, as it is one of the most common causes of sleep pattern disturbances. I also advise you to exercise that will help you to have good endorphins in your brain and keep you awake d...  Read Full »

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