M.E. diary My Symptoms 23/2/2011 February 23, 2011 I thought id write a list of my symptoms to compare how they change over the months of my recovery: Extreme fatigue Can only walk about 20 yds without feeling ill Unable to walk up stairs without feelin ill Orthostatic intolerance – standing can me feel really ill Unstable body temperature – getting cold makes me really ill but i dont know im cold till im ill. Bad memory – cant grasp words or memories easily. Forget seconds after ive been told something. Aching hips Burning hips if mattress isn’t soft and supporting Anxiety – not butterflies but vultures circling around in stomach constantly Heart palpitations Feeling sick – not as if going to be sick bit like morning sickness Unstoppable thoughts (washing machine brain) Headaches Insomnia Restless feet/legs IBS Severe lactose intolerance Gluten intolerance Deterioration in eye sight Tight muscles in hips and upper legs causing severe pain Flu like symptoms – skin painful to the touch, aching muscles Swollen glands in neck and under chin Sore throat Acid reflux thing? Night terrors when falling asleep unless light is on Highly sensitive to caffeine Post nasal drip (yuk!) Jaw clenching/teeth grinding Difficulty in controlling emotions – cry easily, lose temper easily Brain fog Sensitivity to loud music/bass/background music/too much going on in background Previous How did i get here .... ? Newer Gardening ....... one more thing i shouldnt do You May Also Like New Phase: Part Three of Three March 15, 2018 New Phase: Part Two of Three March 15, 2018 New Phase: Part One of Three March 15, 2018 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.