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causes of low energy levels in women

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Low energy: Several possibilities, more common ones are the flu, depression, effect of medications, metabolic factors. Consult with your pcp for workup.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many causes: Anemia, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, depression, low cardiac output, hypothyroid, inflammatory disease, cancer, etc... Really need more symptoms to be ab ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Low energy: Several possibilities, more common ones are the flu, depression, effect of medications, metabolic factors. Consult with your pcp for workup.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. QH TRAN
Dr. QH TRAN answered
29 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Sometimes: Some antidepressants do cause drowsiness. Some cause insomnia. Both may be experienced as low energy level.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Rare: Progesterone is a precursor to a variety of hormones in men and women. It is elevated in women, but rarely in men who are not taking Progesterone for ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Many : Not ovulating, premature ovarian failure, turners syndrome and many other conditions. If you know someone with symptoms of low estrogen levels then h ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Woltman
29 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: 1 excess intake 2 hemochromatosis, a condition leading to accumulation of iron. Treated with medications and phlebotomy, or periodic removal of blood ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience in General Practice
Possibly: Iron deficiency can cause weakness and fatigue, which can feel like body aches. Other symptoms can be pale skin, dizziness, decreased exercise toleran ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Ignore it: Reference ranges are there to include most but not all healthy people. If your physician is not concerned, i would not be either.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on..: Normal level for nonpregnant, nonlactating (not breast feeding) is 2-29. For pregnant level varies greatly depending on first, second, or late trimest ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Testosterone: Testosterone causes some proliferation of the red cell precursors at puberty. I suspect this is the result of natural selection as early humans were h ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Do-eun Lee
21 years experience in Endocrinology
No: No. If you have Kallman syndrome, you can have both loss of smell and low testosterone but low testosterone does not cause loss of smell
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Sex Hormone Binding: Globulin (SHBG) is a protein derived from the liver. Having a medical condition that causes low SHBG can decrease a patient's Total Testosterone leve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Many: High bs can lead to glucosuria (spelling of sugar in the urine) and on the long turn if persistent, enodothelial damage (inner wall of the blood vesse ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Many possibilities: If you're worried about having too much t in a woman, go see your family doc to look for polycystic ovarian syndrome, cushing's, congenital adrenal hy ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes low testosterone is associated with wieght gain. This does not mean you should take testosterone. The more important issue (if you have low t) is ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Several.: Breast tenderness. Palmar erythema. Spider telangectasia. Many others.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes: There are lists of common symptoms you can check online, but there are also more subtle things like what you mention. Less tolerance for pain is anoth ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Progesterone: Reproductive-age women make increased Progesterone during their luteal phase (after ovulation.) there are no diseases charactereized primarily by elev ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to see your : Doctor. Low ferritin levels mean reduced iron stores, usually due to blood loss. In a male this requires investigation for source of blood loss.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Same as adults: Any disease which can cause low oxygen saturation in adults will do in elderly. Pneumonia. Sepsis from any other infection heart failure bronchitis a ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Hypercalciuria: According to information on line affects 5-10% of the population and is the commonest cause of calcium kidney stones. It has long been known that it i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Range: Fasting blood sugar is considered to be in the normal range when it is between 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours following a meal it should be less than 140 mg/dl.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Many causes: Any problem in the testosterone pathway from the brain to the pituitary to the testicle can lead to low testosterone levels. Levels decline as you get ... Read More
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