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Help me please!!

My symptoms are,
lethargy
Severe Fatigue (not able to eat/walk/go upstairs etc)
Weakness
Dizziness
Spaced out feeling after getting up
Lack of concentration/ brain fog
Fainting spells
Nausea
Stomach cramps (less often)
diarrhea (for couple of months)
Less ability to tackle both emotional and physical stresses
More prone to body pains and cold
Feel somewhat better in evenings/ more energy in evenings
My fatigue is not related to any physical activity

Can anyone tell me what I might be suffering from?

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This is a patient forum. We are not docs - we can guess, suggest and guide - but you have to see a doctor or doctors for real help.

With fainting spells, have you seen a doctor - like a cardiologist or an endocrinologist? It can be cardiac, ear (like vertigo) or endocrine with abnormalities in hormones that can interfere with potassium and sodium, among other things. Fatigue is a funny symptom in that it can be related to a lot of things - some can be simple to fix like vitamins - others hormones or neurological issues - so you have to really get a good exam and history and sets of tests.

Have you had any testing?
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Yes I had an appointment with an endo. He prescribed thyroid and cortisol tests along with calcium and vit D. I havent got results yet. It may take a week more.
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Was it a cortisol stim test?

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