Phoenix Rising tells QMUL: release the PACE trial data
Mark Berry, Acting CEO of Phoenix Rising, presents the Board of Directors’ open letter to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) urging them to release the PACE trial data, and hopes that other non-UK organisations will join British charities in the same request...
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Mental fatigue only

Discussion in 'Post-Exertional Malaise, Fatigue, and Crashes' started by soxfan, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. soxfan

    soxfan Senior Member

    North Carolina
    Here I go with another fatigue question...since this is my disabling symptom. Does anyone ONLY have mental/brain/eye/head fatigue? I have to admit I do get the feeling of being totally physically drained when I have a crash which is several times a year.

    On a daily basis I have almost intolerable head tiredness/fatigue where I feel the overwhelming need to lay down and just close my eyes. It is almost a painful fatigue but not a sleepy or drowsy feeling. Just the need to close my eyes and rest...which really does no good but necessary.

    I have no memory... cognitive....thinking...problems. I do have to limit my computer and phone use but it seems to not make much of a difference.

    I am able to do almost anything physical ...well not intensive exercise but am able to walk 4-5 miles daily and chores.
    I don’t feel the fatigue as much if I am just sitting down but when I start moving around it gets bad. Sometimes my eyes start to burn but it is not dryness a season I have been tested.

    I have not been diagnosed with POTS as the doctor doesn’t think it’s the issue...

    Any thoughts? I am thinking about seeing a therapist because I have no where else to turn.

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