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Years I had been an exercise teacher and mover and shaker.

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For 25 years I had been an exercise teacher and mover and shaker. After a visit to Cambodia 4 years ago I no longer can move let alone teach. I sleep almost 16 hours a day. After speaking to infectious disease the only answer was inconclusive. Where do I go next? Is there something I'm missing
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidhave you had blood testing to check your thyroid hormone levels?iron and ferritin levels?are you having pain?have you talked to your doctor about estrogen replacement therapy? that could help you have more energy nowat age 58, you could be more fatigued from passing through menopause.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've had all of the above done. I have been very disgustingly healthy, thought a kick box class, went to Cambodia 2 days later and have never been the same. And yes I had all appropriate shots. I miss my work. In 21 days I went from 10-0 Just thought someone may have a fresh idea
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
At one point I had very strange "fibers" looked like baby hair coming from my mouth. I actually saved them and took them to 3 diff emergency rooms. They were fascinated but had no clue. One dr informed me that these things could not have come from anyone. I'm at loss. I ask everyone I can to document this problem.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
are you on hormone replacement therapy now?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
One of these days someone is going to say... I know what that is!!'
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
are you willing to to go NIH national institute of health rare disease center in Bathesda maryland
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, all my levels r fine. I just feel like crap. For me not to have energy is very odd. I know u r doing the age thing. But i have a degree in exercise science. I know something went very wrong, I know my body. Anyway thanks for your time. I had to borrow the $ for this because I can't work for any length of time.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
let me know if you have other questions.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If I could I would walk there. But I would have to find a ride. Actually another dr. (A psychiatrist ) I thought maybe I was nuts!! Has a friend at Johns Hopkins. She wanted me to come there but I can't get there either
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I see.sorry about that.