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A 54-year-old female asked:

what are the causes of fatigue? such as when you have been working all day, resting a little, but feel light headed and just need to sleep by late pm?

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Dr. Eric Hastriter
Pediatric Neurology 19 years experience
Fatigue : Several factors could cause fatigue in your age group. Anemia, thyroid disease, anxiety, depression, vitamin deficiencies, viral infections, electrolyte imbalances to name a few. Your physician should be able to run a few tests to assist you in finding the cause of your fatigue. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Aug 16, 2013

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