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A 44-year-old member asked:

I am suffering from little energy and motivation and always feel tired. is this medical or psychological problem or am i just lazy?

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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Get evaluated: Your sx could be either medical, psychological, or both. You have to rule out medical causes first:i would recommend contacting your physician asking for complete work up. If results are normal, then you might want to speak to a psychologist to figure out what causing stress. If there's abnormality, you still might want to enlist help of a psychologist to improve coping.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

If I have little energy and motivation and always feel tired, is it a medical or psychological problem?

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Possible depression: Persons suffering from depression often doubt the cause of the symptoms. Review the symptoms with your pcp..

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