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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Many people having a stroke or heart attack don’t know it. Lack of knowledge about the warning signs means they may dismiss a stroke as a bout of dizziness, while a heart attack might be chalked up to heartburn or a pulled muscle. However, if you ignore the symptoms that
The statistics about women and heart health are staggering: Approximately 60,000 more women than men will die from cardiovascular disease, and females account for more than three of every five deaths from stroke.
During the past two decades, myocardial infarction (MI) prevalence has increased among midlife women, while declining among similarly
You’re looking for a boost, and you’re wondering if there are over-the-counter energy vitamins. 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 a symptom of a medical condition.
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