Two years ago I was hospitalized with pneumonia, developed sepsis and almost died. I have not had a day since where I've felt "good".
I may not get any of this in order, but I do want to describe some of my problems of the last 2 years.
'm always so tired - once I found myself dreaming that I was so tired I just wanted to lay down, and I woke up and realized I was bone tired, even though it was nearly morning. My blood sugar has been running a little high (I eat mostly vegetarian, but do take fish oil supplements).
Just a few months ago, I was hospitalized with extremely high blood pressure. I currently take 4 different medications and it's pretty much under control now.
about 2 months ago my endocrinologist said I have a vitamin D deficiency and gave me a prescription for 50,000 IU once a week. I'm supposed to go back in 2 weeks, I guess to check progress?
Anyway, I've been having a lot of pain, it goes from about my elbows up to my shoulders, across my upper back and is really bad in the shoulder blades. I went to a chiropractor because of the pain, and he died x-rays, which he said looked real bad so he sent them to a radiologist to read and I just got a copy of the results, which said that I have osteoarthritis of the entire cervical spine.
I have been thinking maybe I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, but haven't been diagnosed. Does any of this sound like fibromyalgia, or would my problems just be related to cervical osteo and vitamin D deficiency?
I'm so confused and tired of being in pain all the time and tired of being tired all the time, and I don't know where to go next in getting help. Would appreciate any advice.