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I have Von Willebrand disease and I was wondering if it can

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I have Von Willebrand disease and I was wondering if it can effect my energy level . Also take cymbalta and clonazepan can it have any adverse effect since I do have von willebrand . Also I have always had a problem with my energy .
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 7 years ago.

How long it is happening?

What are the symptoms?

Did you have any bleeding recently?

Have you consulted doctor?

Have you done any investigation?

Waiting for your reply.

Thank you.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I have been having nose bleeds . I also have talked to my doctor .No this is the first time I have done any investigation in this matter other than talking to my doctor . He did have any answers why I have a very low energy level .That is why I am asking if the Von willebrand mite be effecting it.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 7 years ago.
Thank you for the information.

Sense of loss of energy is not a characteristic of Von Willibrand's disease.

It can occur if there is repeated bleeding leading to low hemoglobin level & anemia.

If your hemoglobin level is normal then you can take tests for other common causes like thyroid hormone levels or glucose tests or blood electrolyte levels etc.

Sometimes anxiety & depression may cause a sense of loss of energy.

Cymbalta & clonazepam have not been reported to have effect on VWD, but analgesics like aspirin , motrin etc can precipitate bleeding.

I hope this information will be helpful.

Please ask if you need any clarification.

Best wishes.