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I'm tired..and more tired when I lay down :(

Discussion in 'Lifestyle Management' started by Becky Ray, May 11, 2016.

  1. Becky Ray

    Becky Ray

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    When I get fatigue, I go to lay down... And everytime I lay down I feel even more fatigued and dizzy . has anyone experienced this? Why does this happen?
     
  2. cmt12

    cmt12 Senior Member

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    When you lay down and de-stimulate, you simply become more internally aware of symptoms, even though it may seem like symptoms are worsening.
     
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  3. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

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    Have you checked your blood pressure to see what it's doing when upright and stationary, and when lying down?
     
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  4. Becky Ray

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    Hey Pat... Thanks for answering... I normally have high blood pressure and I'm on medication for it... And for the last few months it's been perfect.. So I don't think that's what it is.. Just now I lay down to rest and do mindful breathing... And as I'm exhaling I feel a pressure like my lungs are being dragged down... I've already told my doctor about it and I'm in the process of going through all my million lab test to get a CFS diagnosis.. She didn't know what it was.. :-(
     
  5. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

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    Is there a possibility that your BP med is causing your supine BP to drop too much?
     
  6. cmt12

    cmt12 Senior Member

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    Chest tightness and constricted breathing is a symptom of this condition. That could be what you are feeling when you say it feels like yours lungs are being dragged down.
     
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  7. Becky Ray

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    I wouldn't think so....I've been on the same BP meds for 18 years. And with them my BP is always good. This just started happening a month ago.
     
  8. Becky Ray

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    That's something I thought might be possible. Thanks :)
     
  9. Becky Ray

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    Scary :(
     
  10. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

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    Did anything change a month ago? Such as starting or stopping a supplement or meds? Or changing to a different brand of supplement or med (different brands, different fillers which sometimes cause problems). Did you start or stop eating certain foods? Maybe you started using different cleaning products...

    Try to think of anything that may have changed in your life around the time the symptoms started. You might find something unexpected is the cause.
     
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    I first realised I ran on adrenaline when I still safely could drive long distances , do what I had to do and drive back home but got overwelmed fatique the moment I turned off the.engine
     
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  13. Becky Ray

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    I did start a small dose of provigil a few weeks before the symptom. I'll mention it to my doc. :) thanks :)
     
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    u&iraok Senior Member

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    Some do better in a semi-reclined position, rather than laying down. It works better for me.
     
  15. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

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    From this list of side-effects for provigil/modafinil:
     
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