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Parma Heights, OH
A 25-year-old female asked:

What could be causing my increased tiredness? lately, i get extremely tired around 5pm for the rest of the night. i eat and drink ok, sleep ok..all for the most part. no matter what i try, i still feel that way?

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Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Fatigue has a lot of causes both physical and emotional. If you have not seen your doc, it would be a good time for a systems check. If you have, are you worried about anything? If n9t be certain you get adequate sleep at night, eat healthy diet, and do exercise each day. Good luck
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Many reasons for late day "tiredness". Could be from physical or emotional exhaustion. Worthwhile to check for possible thyroid problems, but anemia, sleep disorder, depression, stress, diabetes could also be considered. Your primary doctor could assist in uncovering answers.
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Last updated Mar 29, 2021

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