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i feel sleepy after exercise

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Exercise & food: What do you eat after exercise? If it full of chemicals and sugar you will likely crash. Avoid sports drinks. Drink water and eat protein. Careful ... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Low energy: Maybe you are exercising too hard for your energy level? I don't know what you're doing but maybe try a different type of exercise. Low impact cardio ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes Sx?: 18 F notes: Symptoms of diabetes in athlete? 17. super sleepy even if i have a full meal after exercise, bounding pulse, higher hr with exertion than ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: Sleep, eat, get hydrated and listen to your body, Those very important advice for anybody doing exercise. You could try to take a nap after the worko ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Benmoshe
15 years experience Neurology
Unclear: One possible reason is If you have not slept well or ate enough before and after your workout (especially if it was a vigorous one). Otherwise, you a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Dr. Ty Endean answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hydrate, food, acid: You may be feeling sick to you stomach for a multitude of reasons. You may not have enough food in your system for the activity you are performing. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Normal ...: Feeling tired and sleepy is normal after a hard work like masturbation. Remember different men have different energy and ability to do hard work espec ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
DRY EYE?: Hard to say, you need to see an eye doctor to see if you have dry eye, maybe you need glasses. An ophthalmologist would be able to sort thru this.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Physiologic change: There is a major physiologic and hormonal change that requires some extra body energy stores resulting in the fatigue/sleepiness.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Stay hydrated: One of the key factors is to stay hydrated. Replace electrolytes and avoid caffeine when possible. Get enough sleep at night.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
No magic: Unlike television commercials muscle mass gains dont occur in 30 seconds, it takes time. Generally, slowly increasing weight with 8-12 slow repetition ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Thyroid?: Please get thyroid studies and also if diabetes?
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Oxygen, lactate: When you jog you increase oxygen demand to your muscles. This causes you to increase your respiratory rate and heart rate. When your muscles do no ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Hypoglycemia: It is possible that you get a rush of Insulin after you eat cars which leads to a drop in your sugar. It is best to eat complex carbs not plain sugar ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
You may be anemic: There are multiple reasons that you may feel tired and weak. You may have anemia, a low red blood cell count because of blood loss due to your menstru ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Nmeed MD evaluation: The most common cause of your symptoms is post-prandial hrypoglycemia, where your blood sugar falls to low levels after you eat. Sometimes, this is a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Somnolence: The causes for sleepiness are numerous, but most commonly related to activity vs. Rest ratios. You may be depressed, have a thyroid deficiency, neurol ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Thyroid condition, sleep apnea, chronic medical illness, etc.See your dr for a comprehensive check up. Take care and god bless u!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
See a good doctor: There are many possible causes of fatigue. It's impossible to diagnose you in this format. You need an exam & tests. Possible causes include anemi ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple medical: issues: see a physician for a comprehensive physical examination and blood testing.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Time to see your Dr.: if you're feeling tired and sluggish after you eat, chances are high it may have to do with the type of food you eat, and whether or not you may be al ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several reasons: The most common is anxiety, but you need to make sure it isn't a hormonal or other metabolic problem. See your doctor for evaluation, goodluck
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure.: Sometimes hyperthyroidism can give you this, but usually this symptoms has no good explanation.
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