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A 53-year-old member asked:

I get very drowsy after most meals, sometimes to the point of requiring sleep urgently. thoughts?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Dumping syndrome?: It is possible that your body is emptying the food out of the stomach too quickly after meal and causes a large amount of carbohydrates/sugars to be absorbed too quickly... Try smaller meals, and walk around after eating rather than sitting in place... If not better, check with your doc..
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