A member 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?

5 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

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.

Answered 9/20/2013


Dr. Michelle Zetoony answered

Specializes in Sleep Medicine

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.

Answered 9/21/2013


Dr. Judith Tellerman answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

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.

Answered 10/21/2020



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