Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can cause various symptoms, the most common being joint pains, skin rashes and tiredness. Problems with kidneys and other organs can occur in severe cases. Treatment includes anti-inflammatory painkillers to ease joint pains. Steroids and/or other medication are sometimes also needed.
Is Chronic Fatigue Really the Dysfunction of the Body?
What happens when you suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome? Is it just extreme tiredness, or are there other problems associated with the disorder? Here are some of the ways that CFS affects your body.
Numbness, insomnia, constant pain and fatigue... just some of the symptoms of a debilitating illness that affects 1.8m Britons
Fibromyalgia is a neurological condition thought to affect 1.8 million Britons to varying degrees, and experts do not know what causes it. In 2003, the Irish singer Sinead O’Connor, pictured right, revealed she was suffering from the condition, which caused her to put her career on hold for several years. ‘It’s the tiredness part that I have difficulty with, but you get to know your limits so you can work and plan around it,’ she said.
The glands that produce stress hormones are called adrenal glands, and fatique as well as insomnia may cause problems with them. A thyroid gland is the gland that produces hormones, and there are several symptoms that may indicate you probably have a thyroid problem such as: brittle nails, tiredness, weight gain and thinning hair. Luckily, …