When you think of possible extreme fatigue causes, you will likely not consider exposure to a parasite. But, a new study shows a link between Giardia parasite symptoms and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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There’s no shortage of drinks, foods, and supplements promising a quick burst of energy. Problem is most give you a jolt and follow with an energy crash. An occasional extra cup of coffee may not be harmful, but if you’re constantly reaching for a sudden energy boost, it’s time to
Because your jaw is one of the joints you use most often, dealing with jaw pain can be difficult—it can affect your ability to talk and eat. Often, jaw pain is related to problems with your teeth resulting from an oral health issue or from a habit like teeth-grinding.
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and men—more than twice the rate of all cancers combined. So, when I, as a primary care doctor, see a 50-year-old menopausal patient, my first thought is: What are we doing to screen her for stroke and heart disease risks? The
The winter months bring shorter daylight hours and more time spent indoors, both of which restrict your exposure to light. This loss can trigger a condition called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of seasonal depression caused by deficient light exposure. “Older adults need to be mindful about SAD as
Q: Can an ordinary infection cause cognitive problems? Can these problems be reversed?
A: A number of infectious agents can cause cognitive symptoms such as memory difficulties, confusion, extreme fatigue, problems focusing, and other issues. Examples of common infections that can affect the brain include Lyme disease, encephalitis, meningitis, abscess of
Extreme fatigue causes you to be less alert and more forgetful. You also may feel indecisive, irritable, and moody. If you feel too fatigued to engage with other people, you may even withdraw socially.
These side effects can throw a wrench into daily life, so it’s important to work out
You’re looking for a boost, and you’re wondering whether you should load up on over-the-counter vitamins that give you energy. Perhaps you’ve taken them sporadically over the years and are thinking about taking them on a daily basis, hoping to feel more energetic.
First, realize that extreme fatigue may be
While many people welcome the changing seasons, those with allergies see the beginning of spring and fall as the time when they have to load up on extra tissues. Irritating, painful, and annoying, nasal allergies can be quite disruptive. However, by recognizing source of your allergy, you can more easily