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What are the cause(s) of fibromyalgia?

Looking at The American College of Rheumatology 1990 criteria for the classification of fibromyalgia (Wolfe, et al. 1990), they indicate that this was first indentified in the late 1970s. The ...
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Eye frame rate dropping when tired [closed]

I have always wondered what causes one's frame rate to drop in their eyes when tired. Could anyone explain this? I am talking about the effect when your vision goes almost stuttery
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What will happen if you keep running? What will eventually cause you to stop?

A more specific form of my question would be, "Barring mental barriers, what will lead to collapse after extended cardiovascular exercise?" I was considering asking this in the worldbuilding SE, but ...
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What causes the long tiredness caused by the Infectious mononucleosis disease (by the Epstein-barrvirus)?

Of course to cure from a fever in general takes already time to recover from, but in the kissing disease it takes often much longer (sometimes even years) and the tiredness is much more a symptom of ...
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Can thyroid disease be reversed without using lifelong medicine?

From what I see online is that there may be a connection between leaky gut, thyroid and cholesterol. Docs prefer to give medicines usually life long but I saw that thyroid disease can be reversed with ...
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Can Spinal Alignment Cause Fatigue?

This is pure speculation on my part, but I have an old back injury in my left lower back. I have no idea what it is and neither do a ton of doctors that looked at it. I know that stretching my lower ...
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How to reduce fatigue after office? [closed]

I work 9-6 in a software company. There's not much physical movement in office. I experience fatigue on reaching home. What can I do on weekends and even weekdays so that I don't feel tired after ...
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How to work 16 hours a day?

I'm 27 years old. I work in the computer software industry. I have a full-time job and I also work on some freelance projects. I spend around 11 hours on my full-time job and it is a bit stressful (i....
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Is there an immune deficiency disorder that fits this description?

I've been trying to do some research for a writing project, but I need some advice to help me identify what specific things I should be researching, because "immune deficiency" in general brings up a ...
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Effects of Modafinil

As someone who suffers from chronic insomnia and often has to get things done during the day without much or any sleep at all, I would like to know from those experienced what the effects are of ...
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Why do we get weaker/fatigued during and after a fever?

I had fever (Influenza and body ache, I think) recently and I fast I was hit by weakness/fatigue. In a matter of hours, I started experiencing the following symptoms (most of which remained for a ...
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Is guarana more potent than ordinary coffee? [closed]

As my fatigue increases, I am looking into natural stimulants. In particular guarana caught my eye. I never tried it so far. Is guarana more potent in preventing/alleviating fatigue than coffee?
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What is the medical difference between physical and mental sleep?

Today I spent several hours doing hard, grueling, completely mindless physical labor. It's nowhere near my bedtime, but I'm physically exhausted, my back hurts, and all I really want to do is sit in ...
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Can nasal congestion cause fatigue..?

I have had nasal blockage for 10+ years. One nasal would be completely blocked up and the other open and vise versa. It's not allergies, cold/flu as I've tried any and all medications. Recently it has ...
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Can oversleeping be harmful to overall health?

Is it worse than undersleeping, especially for healthy development? Does it have any benefits? I would like to know both physical and mental effects (or diseases?).
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Why have I been fatigued/exhausted for the past month? [closed]

For the past month, I've been feeling extremely fatigued, exhausted, out of breath and even light headed! I know I've been sleeping as usual. I can't even bend over, lift things, I can even exercise ...
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Do all very old people have heart failure?

A 95 year old will probably not be able to do hard exercise, such as running fast for one hour per day. The heart of such a person won't have the capacity to pump the required amount of blood through ...
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Pre diabetic after fasting blood work?

So I have been feeling very lethargic the past year and went in to get some blood work. I fasted for 12 hours prior to test, with the exception of mint that I had that morning hour before test that ...
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Evidence of magnesium supplements for chronic fatigue?

I was working on a statistic problem about a trial where researchers tested magnesium on individuals with chronic fatigue to see if it would help. I wasn't sure if it was hypothetical or based on a ...
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How to eliminate brain fog quickly?

After 6 hours on a computer, I feel mentally exhausted. What can one do to re-energize the brain? Besides sleeping to speed up recovery, how could one eliminate brain fog quickly? I eat healthful ...
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Is rest necessary, recommended, or unnecessary in a mild Ménière's episode?

During a full-blown Ménière's episode, the patient can basically do nothing, so the question does not even occur. But what about mild events in a patient with a Ménière's diagnosis? I am asking ...
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Quicker increase in breathing rate due to stretching/engaging tired muscles [closed]

After exercise or after eating too much food (or both) I usually become tired. I regularly observe that if I strech or engage major muscles (chest or legs) my breathing rate quickens considerably in ...