My Symptoms List

Current Symptoms
(In order of severity)

  1. Fatigue (not sleepy)
  2. Cognitive Impairment (forgetful, trouble finding words, brain dead, difficulty concentrating & reading etc) - RETURNED SYMPTOM
  3. Muscle Weakness, trouble walking RETURNED SYMPTOM
  4. Irritability, easily angered, mood swings
  5. Malaise (a condition of general bodily weakness or discomfort, like a hangover)
  6. Depression (I don't feel depressed when I feel good though)
  7. Sleep disturbance, Difficulty falling or staying asleep (not as bad as it used to be)
  8. Stiff, painful neck RETURNED SYMPTOM
  10. Head Pressure RETURNED SYMPTOM
  11. Muscle Twitches
  12. Constant need to be sitting or laying down - RETURNED SYMPTOM
  13. Shooting pains (come & go)
  14. Blurry vision & floaters
  15. Stiff, sore jaw - RETURNED SYMPTOM (not as bad as in the beginning)
  16. Dry sometimes burning eyes - RETURNED SYMPTOM
  17. Hearing goes in & out in one ear or another (rare)
  18. Stiff joints 
  19. Shortness of breath, can't get full/satisfying breath (off & on)
  20. Heart palpitations or extra beats (comes & goes) - RETURNED SYMPTOM
  21. Dizziness, light headed - RETURNED SYMPTOM
  22. Menstrual Pain & irregular periods
  23. Sensitivity to scents & very strong sense of smell (causes headache & feeling sick) - RETURNED SYMPTOM
  24. Low body temperature

Past Symptoms

  • Light & sound sensitivity
  • Numbness in my forehead (Bell's Palsey)
  • Joint Pain (hips, knees, shoulders)
  • Severe muscle pain (especially in calves & thighs)
  • Tachycardia (racing heart rate)
  • Rib soreness
  • Numbness in left arm
  • Anxiety & panic attacks
  • Horrible headaches (Like my brain is going to explode)
  • Shooting pains (still have but come & go)
  • Strange, painful numbness in my legs
  • Nausea
  • Tinnitus (ringing in ears)
  • Flashing lights/Peripheral waves/phantom images in corner of eyes (seeing things that aren't there)
  • Closing my eyes & seeing "sparks"
  • Feeling like I was constantly being strangled
  • Hair loss & bald spots
  • I had 1 major seizure in February 2011 (with unconsciousness)
  • SEVERE sore throat
  • Constant need to clear throat
  • Inability to get fevers
  • Tremors or unexplained shaking
  • Loss of balance
  • Swollen lymph glands in neck & armpits
  • Weight loss
  • Increased effect from alcohol and possible worse hangover (I won't dare drink anymore)