If you never feel rested and you’re lethargic all the time, you may have a condition known as fatigue. At New York Specialty Clinics, which has offices in Astoria, Queens and Sheepshead Bay, Midwood, and Marine Park/Flatlands of Brooklyn, their skilled team offers comprehensive care for fatigue and other conditions that sap your energy and quality of life. To learn more about treating fatigue, call the office nearest you or book online today.
Fatigue is the name given to a condition that gives you a persistent feeling of weariness and weakness. When you’re fatigued, you have little to no energy, and it doesn’t resolve with sleep or rest.
Men and women are typically diagnosed with fatigue when they’ve experienced symptoms for at least six consecutive months. Unfortunately, fatigue is often a chronic condition that causes problems for months or years.
Symptoms of fatigue vary from person to person and run the gamut. Some of them are:
Another common symptom of fatigue is a recurring sore throat.
Underlying medical conditions are often the culprit when you have fatigue. Some of the common causes of fatigue include:
Fatigue is also a side effect of numerous prescription medications.
Your physician works diligently to discover the root cause of your tiredness and lethargy. The New York Specialty Clinics team is zealous about treating the underlying reason for your fatigue, so your symptoms clear up permanently.
Your provider starts with a thorough physical examination that includes a full spectrum of blood, urine, and saliva lab work. He also talks with you about your health history and your current condition. With this information, your physician customizes a treatment plan that may include:
You’ll meet with your physician periodically so that they can gauge your progress. Depending on your condition, your provider may recommend a sleep study to rule out sleep apnea or other conditions that interrupt your sleep.
You don’t have to struggle with low energy and a lack of motivation when effective solutions are within reach. The New York Specialty Clinics team can help you restore your vitality and quality of life. To learn more about treatments for fatigue, call the office or book online today.
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