Fatigue Symptoms

Fatigue Symptoms

A look at specific symptoms is a good place to start. If you are tired all the time, you are among the millions of people worldwide who visit their doctors complaining of a myriad of symptoms:

    • Appetite loss

 

    • Being tired upon awakening, even after plenty of sleep

 

    • Blurry vision, dizziness, lightheadedness, or a “spacey” feeling

 

    • Chronic feelings of exhaustion, mental and/or physical

 

    • Dependence on caffeine, sugar or alcohol, especially in the afternoon and early evening

 

    • Depressed mood, loss of energy, or feeling “blah”

 

    • Feeling overwhelmed and/or rundown

 

    • Hallucinations

 

    • Headaches

 

    • Impaired decision-making and judgment

 

    • Impaired hand to eye coordination

 

    • Inability to recover from illness or stress; reduced immune system function

 

    • Joint pain

 

    • Low motivation

 

    • Moodiness, such as irritability

 

    • Poor concentration, an inability to pay attention

 

    • Short-term memory problems, confusion

 

    • Slowed reflexes and responses

 

    • Sore or aching muscles and/or muscle weakness

 

    • Strong food cravings, especially for sweets or other carbohydrates

 

  • Uncharacteristic muscle soreness after physical exertion

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