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A 30-year-old member asked:

Is there a reason why i am feeling sleepy after my workout?

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Dr. Brett Spain
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Many reasons: You may be feeling fatigue for several reasons after a workout. If you are severely exhausted and feel incapacitated you may be overdoing it, you may not be eating enough, or you may have a serious medical condition involving your heart or lungs. This may also be due to other conditions such as low thyroid. Follow up with your doctor prior to working out again.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

What could be the reason that I am feeling sleepy during the day?

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Dr. Hanul Bhandari
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine 15 years experience
See below: There may be many causes, as it depends on your other symptoms. But in terms of sleep issues, it maybe due to sleep apnea- if you snore, have morning headaches, acid reflux at night, and/or dry mouth while waking up after sleeping. Narcolepsy, insomnia, idiopathic hypersomnia, ; other sleep disorders can also do it. It may be a good idea to consult a sleep medicine specialist to help figure it out.
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