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Causes Of Apathetic Behavior
I have been tired, lethargic, apathetic, listless for some time now & I have also been losing a lot of weight. What could cause these symptoms?
Means something like unanimated, having poor energy and feeling apathetic. For example if it is a very hot day and you are tired and don't feel you have the energy to do things, you might say that you are feeling listless. In mental health, having a strong sense of listlessness not related to hot weather, etc., can indicate a sense of hopelessness, ...Read more
I have ADHD which causes me intense listlessness. I really want to work hard on my activities, but there's an unknown obstacle. What can I do?
Can allergies in a four year old cause fever? Complains of sore throat, but throat not red or splotchy. Lots of clear discharge from nose. Dry unproductive cough. Fever of 99 to 101. Listless, wants to sleep a lot. Symptoms since yesterday morning
In : In a situation like this the child should be evaluated by his/her pediatrician. Strep throat needs to be ruled out. To answer your question, allergies do not cause fever. More common causes of fever in children with the above symptoms are URI (upper respiratory infections, otitis media aka ear infections, and like i said strep throat. If her symptoms have resolved or are resolving she does not need to follow up. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For a week I have been feeling tired, listless Ness & bloated and passing gas all the time not sure what's causing this?
Bad food and stress: usually stress can cause that,they said the stomach is the mirror of our mood,if you are in bad mood you will have a stomach problem. second bad food,there is food that we like but it does not likes back,and that will change as we get older and our digestive system become intolerant of some food,listen what your body is trying to tell you,ans stay away from the food that bothered you. good luck ...Read more
I have taken 60 mg of adderall, like I do each morning, and am very sleepy, listless, apathetic. Whats going on please? I suffer from severe depression and anxiety. Taken antidepressants, anxiety and almost every other type of drug for 20 yrs. For 2 yrs.
Any : Any stimulant medications have potential side effects including mood disturbances. Some people report elated mood or irritability. Other people report exacerbation of suicidal ideations along with depressed mood. In worse case it can cause paranoia or other psychotic symptoms which can contribute to aggressive or dangerous behaviors. In any case, it has to be closely monitored and if there are changes in mood, the medication needs to be changed to avoid worsening of side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Listless: Means something like unanimated, having poor energy and feeling apathetic. For example if it is a very hot day and you are tired and don't feel you have the energy to do things, you might say that you are feeling listless. In mental health, having a strong sense of listlessness not related to hot weather, etc., can indicate a sense of hopelessness, amotivation, apathy or anhedonia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need evaluation: To "suppress listlessness" without understanding why it's happening would not be the thorough approach i'm sure you want and deserve. Please see your physician for a good checkup & needed lab studies, so you can have a better idea of what's happening with you. Then reasonable treatments can be started. For instance, you may need treatment for depression, which a good psychiatrist can provide. ...Read more
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