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I feel very giddy and tired?

I feel very giddy and tired?

There are quite a: few possible causes for feeling giddy and tired. Sometimes just a little extra rest or a little less stress will do the trick. Of course avoiding alcohol, drugs and tobacco are important. New medicines can certainly make you feel funny. If none of these sound like you then you may need to see your doctor. There are quite a few potential possibilities and your doctor can guide you best. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Feel tired exhausted and sleepy after exercise?

Feel tired exhausted and sleepy after exercise?

Low energy: Maybe you are exercising too hard for your energy level? I don't know what you're doing but maybe try a different type of exercise. Low impact cardio, or yoga, or something. If its not that, perhaps your hormones are out of balance or you have another condition that is affecting your energy level. ...Read more

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I always feel tired and sleepy.. And always have shortness of breath.. Sometimes i feel dizzy..

I always feel tired and sleepy.. And always have shortness of breath.. Sometimes i feel dizzy..

Thyroid, Anemia: There are numerous conditions that could cause your symptoms. Some of the more common conditions in a woman your age would be a thyroid problem, anemia, and sleep apnea. You should see your doctor and discuss these problems. ...Read more

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Feel tired and sleepy all the day?

Feel tired and sleepy all the day?

Fatigue and lethargy: Extremely common symptoms. I don't see a question to in what you wrote. You should check with the doctor if these symptoms are new or unusual or interfering with your life either at home or work. The possibilities are endless. ...Read more

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Can oversleeping make you feel really tired. Spaced out and nausea?

Can oversleeping make you feel really tired. Spaced out and nausea?

Yes: Getting too much sleep can make you feel as bad or even worse than not sleeping enough. Our bodies work best when sleep & movement are in balance! one exception is a recent trauma to the body or major illnesses in which case our bodies need time to heal. ...Read more

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I'm feeling unwell and tired all the time nauseous dizzy twitching drowsy and no energy why is this?

I'm feeling unwell and tired all the time nauseous dizzy twitching drowsy and no energy why is this?

Considerations: Both physical and emotional problems can eventuate in fatigue, and would check possibility of thyroid, anemia, medication or drug, depression, etc. You say you have a "brain tumor", and would wonder about this as a contributing issue. Loss of bladder control needs to be explained fully. Start with an internist and get full exam ...Read more

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I feel stressed and depressed.I feel sad with no reason.At night i can't sleep.I get bored quickly.I feel with no energy but not tired.

I feel stressed and depressed.I feel sad with no reason.At night i can't sleep.I get bored quickly.I feel with no energy but not tired.

Tell someone: that you trust and get to the doctor as soon as possible. You should have a medical evaluation and a psychological consult. Do not delay. You deserve to feel better. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning feeling lightheaded and dizzy. Feel really sleepy too. Feel sick too.Mild temperature.

Woke up this morning feeling lightheaded and dizzy. Feel really sleepy too. Feel sick too.Mild temperature.

Flu?: It sounds like you could have the flu. But without talking to you directly and taking a history i cannot diagnose anything. If it is the flu, get bed rest and drink fluids. Beyond that you should speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tramadol make you feel very tired and nauseated and feeling funny?

Can tramadol make you feel very tired and nauseated and feeling funny?

Yes: Many medications cause side effects, and your complaints are consistent with a reaction to tramadol. Other pain meds may be better tolerated. ...Read more

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I am constantly feeling drowsy, lazy and tired?

I am constantly feeling drowsy, lazy and tired?

Consider: Sleep disorder, thyroid issues, anemia, drug reactions, issues with alcohol or recreational drugs, depression, and underlying conditions which could cause fatigue. ...Read more

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I feel drowsy . headache upset stomache , tired and depressed?

I feel drowsy . headache upset stomache , tired and depressed?

Further evaluation n: Although clinical depression can cause some of these symptoms, I would recommend scheduling an appointment with your primary care physician to perform some lab studies. ...Read more

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I feel weak and tired, sleep all the time and feel feverish. Might it be pregnancy?

I feel weak and tired, sleep all the time and feel feverish. Might it be pregnancy?

Fatigue: The symptoms which you describe are quite consistent with many diagnoses. Pregnancy is one of many possible things that could be going on. If you think you are pregnant, then you should start by determining when was your last period. If it is late, then that could be the first indication you might be pregnant. The best way to tell if you are pregnant is to undergo a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I feel very tired all the day?

I feel very tired all the day?

Get checked for: Thyroid /autoimmune condition, stress. Anxiety, immunodeficiency, sleep deprivation, sleep apnea etc. Take care! http://search.Yahoo.Com/mobile/s?Rewrite=72&.Tsrc=apple&first=1&p=herbs+for+fatigue&pintl=en&pcarrier=at%26t&pmcc=310&pmnc=410&fr=onesearch http://guide2herbalremedies.Com/7-tips-chronic-fatigue-syndrome/. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i constantly feel tired. But not normal tired, more fatigued. Muscles and bones just feel achey and tired.?

What do you suggest if i constantly feel tired. But not normal tired, more fatigued. Muscles and bones just feel achey and tired.?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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Im always feeling tired and sleepy what vitamins should I take?

Im always feeling tired and sleepy what vitamins should I take?

Fatigue: You need to find out the cause of your fatigue. It can be several things. Please see your doc. He/she may order a sleep test, do blood work, etc. to see what is going on. Then you will know what to do next. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Everyday, im always tired and I have no energy.. Im not depressed... Why do I feel so tired, no energy and sometimes my legs feel weak.

Everyday, im always tired and I have no energy.. Im not depressed... Why do I feel so tired, no energy and sometimes my legs feel weak.

Possibility: Hi, even if you do not *feel* depressed you could still have other symptoms including fatigue, loss of energy, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, weight gain/loss, sleep disturbance. You might get an evaluation from a psychologist. Also, i suggest you get a full physical to rule out other medical causes. Be well, . ...Read more

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Can you have anxiety even tho you feel calm and relaxed? I feel light headed 24/7. Weak and lack energy. Lack appitite. Tired all the time

Can you have anxiety even tho you feel calm and relaxed?  I feel light headed 24/7. Weak and lack energy. Lack appitite. Tired all the time

Yes you can: But those are also symptoms of depression and a whole host of other medical disorders. You should start with your primary care physician.Get a physical then appropriate referrals. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism. I don't have daytime sleepiness or fatigue and i went to two days without sleeping and still not tired. What should I do?

I have hypothyroidism.  I don't have daytime sleepiness or fatigue and i went to two days without sleeping and still not tired. What should I do?

Check hormone levels: If you have thyroiditis you may be dosed too high with thyroid hormone or may be experiencing acute thyroiditis with elevated levels of thyroid hormone. Have your doctor check the dose of medication and your thyroid hormone levels (tsh, free t4, free t3) read more about hypothyroid here http://doccarnahan.Blogspot.Com/2013/05/mthfr-gene-mutation-whats-big-deal.Html. ...Read more

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I am 21 yrs Indian, male suffering from hypothyroidism. My academics is getting affected because of it as I always feel tired. What lifestyle changes (I am already taking medicine) should I make ? Please guide on diet also.

I am 21 yrs Indian, male suffering from hypothyroidism. My academics is getting affected because of it  as I always feel tired. What lifestyle changes (I am already taking medicine) should I make ? Please guide on diet also.

Depends...: If after correction of your Hypothyroidism....TSH you feel this way....you have other medical problems...like Diabetes/ anemia/B12 deficiency ( if vegetarian ). that needs to be explored and treated. Need to take your thyroid medicine early morning in empty stomach. Get your stool examined for ova and parasites. ...Read more

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Always feel tired and sleepy , what can it be, iam 47yrs old very healthy person?

Many possibilities: Hi. Fatigue/tired/sleepy can have countless possibilities. Do you sleep well? Poor sleep is a common cause. You've had kidney stones; do you have high blood calcium? Thyroid, diabetes, anemia, organ system dysfunction...the list goes on forever. I suggest you see a good diagnostician and be evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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I always feel tired and sleepy.. And always have shortness of breath.. Sometimes i feel dizzy..

Thyroid, Anemia: There are numerous conditions that could cause your symptoms. Some of the more common conditions in a woman your age would be a thyroid problem, anemia, and sleep apnea. You should see your doctor and discuss these problems. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism. I used to feel so sleepy but now I am not. Could it be from bad eating habits? It feels like i mimic hyperthyroidism.

I have hypothyroidism. I used to feel so sleepy but now I am not. Could it be from bad eating habits? It feels like i mimic hyperthyroidism.

See below: If your thyroid function is under control with medication that may explain why you are not tired any more. Your doctor can check your levels to confirm. ...Read more

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I am often very sleepy, my left chest hurts especially when taking a deep breath. I lose a bit of hair but not drastically. Is this hypothyroidism?

I am often very sleepy, my left chest hurts especially when taking a deep breath.  I lose a bit of hair but not drastically. Is this hypothyroidism?

Hard to say: Hypothyroidism can be a cause for fatigue and daytime sleepiness. However there are multiple other factors that could cause this too. Such as sleep apnea.. Chest pain with deep breath may be related to many causes ( pericarditis, chest wall muscle pain, pe, ..Etc..) good history and lab work may clarify the cause. ...Read more

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My T3 & T4 are normal but TSH is 10.88. Past 30 yrs I haven't gained weight. I often feel sleepiness. Do I have hypothyroidism?

My T3 & T4 are normal but TSH is 10.88.   Past 30 yrs I haven't gained weight.  I often feel sleepiness. Do I have hypothyroidism?

May be: You need a specialist to have a look at yourself and probably order more lab work to reach a definitive answer. Look for an endocrinologist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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If hyperthyroid then hypothyroid then normal thyroid lasts, what tests needed to see why sleepiness cont. If no addiction or emotional problems?

If  hyperthyroid then hypothyroid then  normal  thyroid lasts, what tests needed to see why sleepiness cont.  If no addiction or emotional problems?

Waxing - waning: Thyroid disease can often take a waxing and waning course, with thyroid function fluctuating between hyper and hypo, becoming normal for brief periods between. Eventually the thyroid "burns out" and stops functioning, leading to persistent hypothyroidism. Go back to your doc and see if this might be happening in your case. If nothing else, the chat should start you in the right direction. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism. i take thyroxine sodium tablet early morning. I am having drowsiness and head ache all the day.what would be reason?

I have hypothyroidism. i take thyroxine sodium tablet early morning. I am having drowsiness and head ache all the day.what would be reason?

HYPOTHYROIDISM: HYPOTHYROIDISM can cause a myriad of symptoms. In women it can cause weight gain /fatigue/dysfunctional uterine bleeding resulting in a secondary anemia. I have better success with Armour thyroid and try to get TSH<1. Additionally Cytomel(T3) can be added. Also gluten free diet(WHOLEAPPROACH .COM) also Topamax (topiramate) at bedtime can be addedGet your levels checked regularly and follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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TSH 3 in nov 2014 & 0.05 in jan 2015. Sleep disturbance after starting Synthroid (thyroxine) 88mcg. Tiredness. Sad. Am I overdiagnosed with hypothyroid?

TSH 3 in nov 2014 & 0.05 in jan 2015. Sleep disturbance after starting Synthroid (thyroxine) 88mcg. Tiredness. Sad. Am I overdiagnosed with hypothyroid?

Yes, over diagnosed: Hi. Based on what you've told us, there is no reason to suspect you're hypothyroid. How long have you been on the l-thyroxine? It is most likely you have no thyroid disease and are being treated with l-thyroxine needlessly. Are your thyroid autoantibodies positive? Even if so, decision to treat is based on TSH and free T4. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a way to overcome afternoon sleepiness and tiredness?

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What is a way to overcome afternoon sleepiness and tiredness?

Tired: Getting enough sleep at night, light lunch, avoid excess caffeine. ...Read more

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I have been getting headaches, tiredness, extremely sleepy for 1-2weeks. I took Prilosec for 2yrs and again recently. Can this cause kidney diease?

I have been getting headaches, tiredness, extremely sleepy for 1-2weeks.  I took Prilosec for 2yrs and again recently. Can this cause kidney diease?

See your doctor.: It Is not likely that the symptoms you are experiencing are due to Prilosec, or even kidney disease at all. There are many things that can cause kind of symptoms that you are describing. You need a general evaluation, including a physical exam and possibly laboratory tests to sort it out. Do not delay in seeking care. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are diseases/conditions that cause sleepiness/tiredness?

Too many to mention: There are numerous disease that can cause significant fatigue. If your issue is fatigue you need a thorough medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Explain difference in tiredness and fatigue. When should I get concerned about this tired sleepy thing?

Good question.: Fatigue is inability or sense of inability to initiate or maintain activity. This is quite different from being tired or sleepy or weak although these symptoms may present at the same time. Most people with chronic fatigue have a psychiatric diagnosis, but acute fatigue is more likely medical and is associated with inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic processes. ...Read more

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Tiredness and feeling sleepy almost all time even I do exercises 4 days a week... What are the causes ? And what should test i hv to do

Tiredness and feeling sleepy almost all time even I do exercises 4 days a week... What are the causes ? And what should test i hv to do

Sleepiness: Having excessive daytime sleepiness could indicate a sleep disorder. It's recommended you see a sleep doctor who can review your history to determine if that is the case or if it is something else. For example, if you also snore, have dry mouth, morning headaches, ; periodically gasp/choke throughout the night, you may have sleep apnea. Rls or narcolepsy depending on symptoms maybe causes as well. ...Read more

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Extreme tiredness no energy excessive sleepiness no cause has been found bloods have come back normal memory problems sleep during the day.

Extreme tiredness no energy excessive sleepiness no cause has been found bloods have come back normal memory problems sleep during the day.

Too common: Enigmatic hypersomnia (idiopathic) is seen in young women sometimes without clear cause. In the majority of the young ladies I have seen with this, the condition almost always improves within a few years. Worth seeing a doctor who specializes in sleep medicine nonetheless to make sure no other reason and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Extreme tiredness extreme weakness always feeling hungry can't keep my eyes open confusion dizziness and extreme sleepiness?

Extreme tiredness extreme weakness always feeling hungry can't keep my eyes open confusion dizziness and extreme sleepiness?

Blood sugar check: Your symptoms can be due to possibly high blood sugar but if not consider evaluation for Sleep Apnea. Nevertheless you need to see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Drowsiness (Definition)

Drowsiness = feeling sleepy/ feeling ...Read more