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30 Jul 2007

I remain tired +many other problems ++++
Please help me as I am sick and tired of my GP just changing my tablets. For the last 3 years now I have been put on tablets that my Dr says as I am supposed to be depressed as in the last 6 years I have lost my mother (who died of cancer) , brother who had diabetes and father-in-law and had to be strong for my Dad as he is the only one I have left and I feel I must be strong for him. As a family of 5 it is only my Dad and I left as we lost my sister in a car accident 17 years ago. I was on Lorain first 1 tab a day and now then he increased it to 2 a day as I kept of being tired and he felt my system is to used to 1 tablet a day and ib=ncreased it.. I suffer from highblood pressure and am taking two tablets for that which is Ziak and Prexum and for hormonal tablets which are Estrofem which I had to start taking after my hysterectomy as my oestragen levels were almost non-existant. So that is the history so far. Last week I went to him and told him I remain tired and he now said I must leave Lorain and take Remeron (1 at night) and this should sort it out. I am now even more tired than ever and just want to sleep the whole time. I remain thirsty and amj starting to fell like a hypocondriac with allmy tablets and things that I must take. Please Help. I am not sick and would like to lead a normal happy life. ABout 2 years ago they found I have the Epstein-Barr virus and Cochsaki virus and say I have the ME Virus. I sure if I had to go to a Vet they would put me to sleep. What alternative do you think I have and what can I do to stop takling all this medication and be a better person. I have no interest in anything and my husband thinks I am having an affair as sexually I am not interested in anything. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!! I am at my shits end. I can also be contacted on 082 899 8654 in you would rather like to talk to me. Thank you Dr and I am waiting for your response.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Barbara

Thank you for visiting

Unfortunately, there can be a multitude of reasons for your tiredness. I suggest that you consult an Internal Specialist, in order for him/her to do the necessary tests to exclude a pathological reason for your constant tiredness.

The medication that you are taking, as well as the Epstein-Barr virus/Cochsaki virus/ME virus, can all be the cause of your tiredness. Tiredness can last a few months after being diagnosed with the above virusses.

You should remember that a healthy diet and exercise will contribute to higher energy levels.

Kind regards

Dr Anrich Burger

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