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14 Apr 2003

Blood tests normal, hormones?
Hiya Doc, about two weeks ago I wrote to you about fatigue etc and enquiring as to which blood tests can be performed etc...

Well the results have come back and everything is within normal parameters. My Doctor has not phoned me yet to discuss the results so I am turning to you for a professional opinion, again.

My question then is this. Could a hormonal imbalance cause this? The reason I ask is because of the low sex drive I also encounter (also goes in cycles).

Again, is there a test for this, is there a hormonal supplement (not herbal, they do not work for me)
What are the symptoms of hormone depletion/imbalance?

Thanks Doc

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01 Jan 0001

Hi Hannes

The blood tests you had done would've excluded most hormonal causes of tiredness. I would see a specialist physician to exclude any abnormalities. Are you stressed? Remember that stress (and an underlying depression) should also be excluded.

Read our article on Fatigue in our A-Z database.


Dr D
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