Symptoms

PLEASE see your Dr. for any advice, treatment, or complications from this list of symptoms.

The following are some of the symptoms that may wax and wane:

PHYSIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS:

__ recurrent flu-like illness (nausea)

__ recurrent sore throats, chronic infections, high viral load - immune deficiency 

__ painful lymph nodes under the neck and arms

__ muscle and joint aches with tender and trigger points - up to 18 of them

__ night/day sweats or low grade fevers, temperature intolerance

__ chills

__ severe nasal and other allergies

__ irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

__ weight change 

__ severe PMS

__ yeast infections

__ rashes and itching

__ uncomfortable or frequent urination

__ heart palpitations

__ chest pains (non-cardiac)

__ low or high blood pressure

__ temporomandibular joint dysfunction (in the jaw)

__ dry eyes and mouth

__ severe and debilitating fatigue - chronic fatigue syndrome

__ widespread chronic pain- like Fibromyalgia

__ other chronic illness(es) usually present (like hypoglycemia, asthma, etc.)

__ numbness in the limbs, not painful like pins & needles

__ painful swelling in the hands, ankles, feet

__ GERDs (gastro-esophageal reflux disorder)

__ widespread body pain during/after physical exertion/weather change, etc..

__ upper body/neck feels like spine can't support it

COGNITIVE FUNCTION PROBLEMS:

__ attention deficit disorder
__ spatial disorientation

__ memory disturbance
__ calculation difficulties

__ communication difficulties (problems speaking, confusing words)

PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS:

__ depression
__ anxiety disorder/ panic attacks

__ emotional lability (mood swings) crying spells or rage

OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM PROBLEMS:

__ sleep disturbances
__ headaches/migraines
__ changes in visual acuity
__ numb or tingling feelings

__ burning sensations
__ light headedness
__ feeling 'spaced out'
__ dizziness/balance problems
__ frequent unusual nightmares and disturbing dreams
__ tinnitus (ringing in the ears) itching, ear ache, bug like crawling sensation

__ difficulty in moving your tongue to speak
__ severe muscle weakness
__ susceptibility to muscle, tendon, ligament injury
__ intolerance to bright lights
__ intolerance to alcohol
__ intolerance to sound

__ sensitivity to medications and their side-effects
__ alteration of taste, smell, and hearing
__ insomnia
__ inability to achieve stage 4 restorative sleep
__ morning stiffness in the muscles and joints

__ restless leg syndrome
__ muscle spasms
__ muscle quakiness and shivering during/after activity or exercise
__ sleep paralysis (related to stage 4 sleep deprivation)