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Diarrhea after breakfast and almost always only at breakfast?

Diarrhea after breakfast and almost always only at breakfast?

See below: Can be lactose intolerant ie milk allergy. I would avoid milk and have a smaller breakfast. Maybe fruit and a roll and coffee what medications are you on.Do you have fever or blood in your stool or weight loss how long has this been going on. ...Read more

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When after waking should I eat breakfast?

When after waking should I eat breakfast?

Breakfast: Are you dieting? Are you looking for a life plan? I prefer to eat about 15 minutes after waking up. If you take medicine you need to know if food interacts with the medicine and you may need to wait for that. Start the day with a light meal not too heavy, some fruit and oatmeal are good choices. Seek out help from a nutritionist to get your diet in order. ...Read more

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Why do we always feel sleepy aftr a heavy meal?

Why do we always feel sleepy aftr a heavy meal?

Blood rerouted: It is because your blood is being rerouted to the abdomen to help in digestion and to move digested products through the body. ...Read more

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Early morning waking happens nightly and then im sleepy all day, why?

Early morning waking happens nightly and then im sleepy all day, why?

Anything: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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Nowdays I feel sleepy whole day, though I take 8hrs sleep at night but still I feel sleepy in morning n afternoon and if I don't sleep then my head bad?

Nowdays I feel sleepy whole day, though I take 8hrs sleep at night but still I feel sleepy in morning n afternoon and if I don't sleep then my head bad?

Sleep disorder: Sleepiness during the day is often the result of a sleep disorder where lack of oxygen during sleep results in sleepiness during day time hours. I would strongly suggest a sleep study to rule out a sleep disorder or even sleep apnea.(stoppage of breathing at night). ...Read more

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Iam always sleepy and tired.even if i slept full night. during day time im skipping my lunch and sleep. please advice?

Iam always sleepy and tired.even if i slept full night. during day time im skipping my lunch and sleep. please advice?

Do you snore: loudly? It is possible you have sleep apnea and do not ever get a good nights sleep. Therefore,you are tired and sleepy all day. See a sleep Specialist and get a sleep study and find out if you do have sleep apnea. ...Read more

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I feel sleepy n lethargy whole day even after having sleep of 10hrs?

I feel sleepy n lethargy whole day even after having sleep of 10hrs?

Need evaluation: Many, many causes of this most of which revolves around stress. However, you could have sleep apnea, restless legs, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome and hormone imbalances. Find a doctor that can investigate these types of issues. ...Read more

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I am extremelly tired after having sex especially the morning after regardless the time i goto sleep. Feel sleepy and tired all the time. I am 26 yo.?

I am extremelly tired after having sex especially the morning after regardless the time i goto sleep. Feel sleepy and tired all the time. I am 26 yo.?

Need more info: Do you sleep well when you go to bed? If you are having interrupted sleep that may be a problem. Are you depressed? This can cause a continual feeling of fatigue. Are you very overweight? Are you on any medications? Are you anemic? Go see your local primary care physician. ...Read more

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How come i feel sleepy even after a 10 hour sleep?

How come i feel sleepy even after a 10 hour sleep?

Various reasons: You may have anemia, or low thyroid, perhaps a chronic fatigue syndrome. Also, a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea, may be present but not pinned down, (do you snore a lot?). Suggest that your doctor and you work this out and find a solution. ...Read more

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I am having stronger erections during Fasting (Ramzan) especially when i sleep after pre-morning meal ?No sex activity, porn stuff etc? Why so?

I am having stronger erections during Fasting (Ramzan) especially when i sleep after pre-morning meal ?No sex activity, porn stuff etc? Why so?

See remark: It is hard to explain scientifically ,did it happen last Ramzan?? Don't be concerned,this will pass,,but be grateful, this may be a reward for your piety !! A time will come in future when you'll plead and pray to have such an ability........... ...Read more

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I'm normal weight.Energy good. Eat breakfast &normal dinner.Never hungry at lunch & stomach feels sick if I eat it.Eat banana late afternoon.this okay

I'm normal weight.Energy good. Eat breakfast &normal dinner.Never hungry at lunch & stomach feels sick if I eat it.Eat banana late afternoon.this okay

If your weight is: stable, you feel health and have enough energy you are probably OK. Are you getting enough protein in your diet? do you take vitamins also? does your stomach hurt at any other time. You will have to decide how much discomfort you are willing to tolerate. Persistent pain should always be evaluated. ...Read more

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How come I am more hungry mid-morning after eating breakfast rather then mid-morning when I don't eat breakfast? It makes no sense to me

How come I am more hungry mid-morning after eating breakfast rather then mid-morning when I don't eat breakfast? It makes no sense to me

Sugar dropping: If your breakfast is high in carbs and doesn't contain any protein or fat, your sugar level goes up, your body responds by releasing Insulin and then your sugar drops. It's all gone in 2-3 hours. Make sure you have protein and some fat in your breakfast too. Those calories take longer to be digested and enter the blood after the carbohydrates, helps you got 4-5 hours between meals. ...Read more

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Always tired and sleeping for more then 12 hours a day and waking up still tired, having trouble falling asleep even though I'm exhausted.

Always tired and sleeping for more then 12 hours a day and waking up still tired, having trouble falling asleep even though I'm exhausted.

Need eval: would like more info, but here are some suggestions: recommend eval with your doc with labs to rule in/out endocrine and other health issues that affect sleep/fatigue. If the issue stems primarily from poor sleep due to insomnia/anxiety seek an eval of current sleep hygiene/sleep patterns - start with primary doc and consider a cognitive behavioral therapist with experience in insomnia (CBTi). ...Read more

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I always get really sleepy after lunch. Is this normal, I try to eat really healthy but it still happens. ?

Siesta time!: A large meal often makes people sleepy. That is why the siesta was invented! Eating smaller meals may help. A high fat, high sugar food or snack will also cause sleepiness. Also eat regular snacks. No breakfast and then a big lunch may make sleepiness worse. ...Read more

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Iam always sleepy and tired.even if i slept full night. during day time im skipping my lunch and sleep. please advice?

Do you snore: loudly? It is possible you have sleep apnea and do not ever get a good nights sleep. Therefore,you are tired and sleepy all day. See a sleep Specialist and get a sleep study and find out if you do have sleep apnea. ...Read more

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I am always sleepy, and tired. What can I do?

Make sure: That you are actually getting enough sleep and proper exercise and nutrition. See you doctor for investigation of medical causes take care! ...Read more

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