Lifestyle and home remedies
Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.
Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.
Tests and diagnosis
Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a simple blood test that can help detect or monitor certain inflammatory diseases.
Treatments and drugs
Spinal fusion surgery can be used to improve spinal stability, correct deformities and, in some cases, reduce pain.
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