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Lately I've had intense fatigue accompanied with pretty severe headaches. I am unbearbly tired after exercise and have been trying to figure it out with my doctor. I have sleep apnea diagnosed as of last summer (obstructive). I am taking pretty big doses of Vitamin D3 (10K to 15K IU/Day). This fatigue is getting really bad as it's been going on for over 6 months now at least. I was sort of doing better when I quit all SSRI medicines/asthma medication (antihistamines), but unfortunately I do not fare well off of those. I know there is value in being on medicines like the asthma ones but I could live and deal with being off the anxiety medicine(s). My level of stress doesn't really feel that high right now. I just wish I didn't feel like I was so tired every day that I literally almost feel like resorting to drinking energy drinks all day, every day. I slept very poorly over the summer getting upwards of just 4 hours to six hours of sleep a night for weeks. I really need help..

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replied August 23rd, 2017
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Answer A62046
It is difficult to make a assessment of your condition without an actual physical examination.

But your history is suggestive that you may be lacking any form of physical activity, which may be inducing you to have a sedentary lifestyle and this may be the root cause of your issues.

Lack of physical activity can cause reduced levels of endorphins and hence increase the symptoms of depression.

It would be best that you consult a psychiatrist who can provide you proper counselling which can help you manage your day better and help you live a active life.

Use of medications should help you manage any pain issues and help you improve your activity levels during the day.

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