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How Can Fatigue Be Treated

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Success treating fatigue

Dear Sir,I have receievd great relief with dextroamphetamine sulphate. It does not affect appetite or sleep, and helps even my mood out. In fact, it helps appetite! I've gained weight on it. It's been a lifesaver, with no bad side effects....
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloDextroamphetamine sulphate is a central nervous system stimulant, which was widely used in the 1960's as a diet pill and has the potential for abuse and addiction (it's "speed"). Stimulants can be useful in treating those... Read more »

Side Effect: Fatigue, Fatigue, and more Fatigue

Ive read through the archives and Ive had some workups for potential causes of fatigue (no anemia,... Read more »

Side Effect: Fatigue, Fatigue, and more Fatigue

Dr. Conway,Thank you for your considered and thoughtful answer. I appreciate an educated opinion... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Dealing With Fatigue

By itself, fatigue is not a "disease." When persistent and severe, however, fatigue (feeling tired all the time, lacking stamina, having too little energy to do things) can disrupt one's life, interfering with daily activities, socializing, or... Read more »
TheBody.com

Using Antiretrovirals for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Has Sparked Controversy

In an age where there are almost 8,800 HIV-positive Americans anxiously on the AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list , new reports are coming out that HIV medications are being used by, and experimented on, people with chronic fatigue syndrome. ... Read more »
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fatigue ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
When people refer to fatigue as an ARS, is it a fatigue to the point where someone does not have any strength to carry out activities and a general feeling of weekness to the point of exhaustion or would a general feeling of always being sleepy with... Read more »

fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had recurrent extreme fatigue for the past 21 years. I have neither anemia nor parasites, eat and sleep well, not feeling depressed nor stressed out, taking vitamins. What could be causing this, and what possible recourses to diagnosis or... Read more »

Extreme fatigue and severe night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, the protease inhibitors are not working for me, I have extreme fatigue and night sweats, I would do anything to have some energy back into my life, any ideas about any over the counter herbs or other that could help without the... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How would fatigue due to early HIV infection affect a person? Would one have no energy to engage in daily activities, active sports? Feel tired and sleep a lot earlier than usual?

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