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A 22-year-old female asked:

can extreme sleepiness and muscle weakness/fatigue go hand and hand with my period?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Absolutely: These symptoms commonly are associated with menstruation. It is a good idea to get plenty of rest and drink plenty of fluids while you are having your period.
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 13 years experience
It could.: could be from anemia related to menstrual cycles, could be thyroid, could be other deficiencies or lack of appropriate sleep. see your physician for appropriate work up.

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Last updated Feb 5, 2017

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