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A 31-year-old female asked:

Constant fatigue for 8-10 yrs, never wake feeling rested regardless of #hrs of sleep, alcohol, or caffeine; go to sleep fast, stay asleep, hard sleeper, dream a lot every night, normal sleep study '08?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Fatigue: You may have chronic fatigue syndrome which some people feel may be post viral. Other causes may be due to depression, anemia or thyroid disease. You need an full evaluation by your doctor.
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Did your sleep study include an MSLT?multiple sleep latency test? If not, your work-up is incomplete and you should return to see your sleep doctor and request one. Best wishes to you.
Sep 20, 2013
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
See a sleep dr: What does a 'normal' sleep study mean. To some that means 'no apnea' which is not the only finding to be gained. What was the quality like, what were the latencies of sleep and rem and were there parasomnia. Sometimes it is not a problem that can be identified based on a sleep study.
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Dr. Ayman Shahine
Cosmetic Surgery 33 years experience
make sure all your blood chemistry including thyroid, insulin and cortisol levels are normal. Eat lots of fresh vegetables, increase the amount of exercise u do
Sep 21, 2013
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
DEPRESSION: You are describing depressive symptoms. First have a physical exam to rule out a physical problem. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to help you with ZOOM.com sessions. Research indicates with psychotherapy you can change & find better coping mechanisms. If there is a biological reason you are depressed please see a Psychiatrist for medication.
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Last updated Oct 21, 2020


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