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Energy Level (Definition)

Doctors use the term 'energy levels' to help encourage patients to describe how they feel during the day. It is used as a purely descriptive term, and it is not measured ...Read more


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I am experiencing appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) and decreased energy level. The following also describes me: Fatigue. What should ...

I am experiencing  appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite)  and decreased energy level. The following also describes me: Fatigue. What should ...

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and possibilities include anemia, iron or certain vitamin deficiencies, endocrine problems, infection or depression. Your physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I am experiencing trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) and insomnia. The following also describe me: Difficulty staying awake during day, Decreased energy level, Sleepiness, Difficulty concentrating, and Diffi

I am experiencing  trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep)  and insomnia. The following also describe me: Difficulty staying awake during day, Decreased energy level, Sleepiness, Difficulty concentrating, and Diffi

Insomnia, Energy: There are many natural ways to help your symptoms: key is to limit the use of electronics, especially in bed room. How much tv, smartphone, computer time do you have? What is your diet like? Do you exercise outside daily? Do you pray or meditate daily? We can help. Consult with us for range of treatment options. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, appetite changes (quality: increased appetite) , trouble sleeping (quality: unrefreshing sleep) (worsened by: varying sleep schedule, alcohol use) , night sweats, decreased energy level, difficulty staying awake during day, wei

I am experiencing  fatigue, appetite changes (quality: increased appetite) , trouble sleeping (quality: unrefreshing sleep) (worsened by: varying sleep schedule, alcohol use) , night sweats, decreased energy level, difficulty staying awake during day, wei

Sleep is important.: Stop alcohol use and then contact a doctor about a sleep study. If your night sweats are from a cold clammy skin, this is anxiety, if your skin is hot to the touch, your thyroid may be working incorrectly. In any case, you need evaluation by a physician to help get your sleep back on track. Sleep problems can cascade into a lot of very nasty consequences. Get help. ...Read more

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What is it? I have fatigue, decreased energy level and headache (quality: occurs at the same time of day, pressure or fullness, throbbing)

What is it? I have fatigue, decreased energy level and headache (quality: occurs at the same time of day, pressure or fullness, throbbing)

Tyroid: That's what it sounds like , Hypothroid.. This is a condition characterized by fatigue, decreased energy level and headache. To be certain you should consult with a primary care physician. To rule out other causes such as heart disease, sodium content, etc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) and insomnia. The following also describe me: Decreased energy level, Feeling depressed, and Restlessness. What should I do?

I am experiencing  feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress)  and insomnia. The following also describe me: Decreased energy level, Feeling depressed, and Restlessness. What should I do?

Length of time: Are there life stressors playing into the anxiety? IF yes and they have been there longer than 6 weeks may need to have treatment.
If this feeling is short term few days and you know what is bothering you in a relationship . Work out the relationship issue and you might feel better.
Reduce coffee it can cause anxiety. See a Doctor for labs for thyroid and exam if not better. May need medication. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Nervousness, Poor concentration, Lack of pleasure, and Decreased energy level. What should I do?

I am experiencing  feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Nervousness, Poor concentration, Lack of pleasure, and Decreased energy level. What should I do?

Emotional tension: Your symptoms suggest that you have considerable anxiety and likely an element of depression.
There is good treatment to get over this probelm but you need to visit a good physiican who can counsel you, monitor you and give an antidepressant under his/her supervision.
You should also change your life style if possible. Stress reduction requires you to slow down with your work and exercise/walking. ...Read more

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I am experiencing appetite changes (quality: increased appetite) , trouble sleeping (quality: difficult to wake) (worsened by: psychological stress) , decreased energy level, sudden attacks of crying, fatigue and feeling depressed (quality: feelings of w

I am experiencing  appetite changes (quality: increased appetite) , trouble sleeping (quality: difficult to wake) (worsened by: psychological stress) , decreased energy level, sudden attacks of crying, fatigue and feeling depressed (quality: feelings of w

Depression symptoms: Please start by seeing your doctor to rule out or identify any underlying medical conditions. Then consult w/a clinical psychologist to diagnose the cause of your symptoms, which MAY be depression. Lots or reason to hope. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Feeling depressed, Aching muscles, Insomnia, Restlessness, Decreased energy level, and Poor concentration. What should I do?

I am experiencing  feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Feeling depressed, Aching muscles, Insomnia, Restlessness, Decreased energy level, and Poor concentration. What should I do?

Anxiety & Depression: along w/physical symptoms indicates the need for you to start w/a visit to your family doctor. He/she will examine you physical health. Then consider seeing a clinical psychologist to help w/the emotional aspects of the situation. All bases will be covered which raises the probability of progress in getting better. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to increase my energy level?

Are  there any ways to increase my energy level?

Supplements : Healthy, natural supplements and a complete vitamin may help. Look to green tea and extracts. Proper amounts of food help. Less amounts, more often, with a balance of protein along with smart and complex carbs. Exercise will stimulate energy too. Proper sleep and less stress and may need adrenal support. There are several good products available check out: http://williamforsythedo.Myqivana.Com/. ...Read more

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What causes a low energy level?

What causes a low energy level?

Many causes: Anemia, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, depression, low cardiac output, hypothyroid, inflammatory disease, cancer, etc... Really need more symptoms to be able to figure this out... ...Read more

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Will being muscular bring down my energy level?

Will being muscular bring down my energy level?

No: Whatever your age, sex, or bone structure, putting on mass by resistance training and trimming down by diet and aerobic training will not diminish your overall energy for doing other things. In fact, feeling better about yourself may improve how you get around from day to day. ...Read more

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Why is it that I often have such low energy level?

Low energy: Several possibilities, more common ones are the flu, depression, effect of medications, metabolic factors. Consult with your pcp for workup. ...Read more

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How do you maintain your energy level through the afternoon?

How do you maintain your energy level through the afternoon?

Many things: Low energy can be due to sugar in diet, too much caffeine, dehydration, no exercise, low vitamins or hormone levels or a combination. Eat low glycemic foods, wean off caffeine except about 10oz if needed, drink 0.5oz per pound you weigh for water (most people are dehydrated), sleep deeply, exercise, take vitamin b, d, multivitamin and fish oil . See your md if no change for additional testing. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost my energy level in the morning without caffeine?

What can I do to boost my energy level in the morning without caffeine?

Low energy: Be sure to live a healthy life style. Avoid smoking and limit alcohol. No recreational drugs etc. Learn how to get a good nights sleep, every night. Exercise regularly during the day, and not at night. Don't sleep with tv on and limit tv in evening. Keep weight in healthy range. Make sure you do not have sleep apnea causing loss of sleep. Get a check up to be sure you are well. ...Read more