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Is there a particular dietary deficiency causing fatigue and lethargy in my child?

Is there a particular dietary deficiency causing fatigue and lethargy in my child?

Yes: There are several nutritional deficiencies that can cause fatigue and lethargy in your child. Iron deficiency can cause anemia, which can lead to paleness, tiredness, and difficulty keeping up with the other kids. Certain vitamin deficiencies can also cause fatigue. It is important for your child to have a balanced diet to prevent these nutritional deficiencies. ...Read more

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Dr. Todd Zimmerman
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What are common vitamin mineral deficiencies that cause lethargy (sleepy, dizzy, fatigue)?

What are common vitamin mineral deficiencies that cause lethargy (sleepy, dizzy, fatigue)?

Anemia: Low hemoglobin levels can cause the above symptoms. Get your hemoglobin level checked. If the hb is normal then other causes can be worked up for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiencies cause fatigue?

Which vitamin deficiencies cause fatigue?

Lifestyle mainly: Deficiency of vitamin D, B vitamins can cause fatigue. Other nutrient deficiency such as iron deficiency can also cause it by lowering hemoglobin. Diet is the key when it comes to beating fatigue. Eliminating sugars and high carb foods (grains, lentils based foods) helps to reduce inflammation. Consuming lot of vegetables, some eggs, flesh foods, olive oil, saturated fats (butter) help fight it. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiencies can cause fatigue?

What vitamin deficiencies can cause fatigue?

Many: Many deficiencies of vitamins or minerals or Amino Acids can eventually manifest as fatigue. Some of the more common ones are b-12, magnesium, vitamin d, taurine and iodine. But this does not mean these things are causing your fatigue. You should check with your doc. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiency causes extreme fatigue?

Which vitamin deficiency causes extreme fatigue?

Depends: B12 deficiency is the most common. Also b6 and b5 can sometimes be involved. ...Read more

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What types of disorders/deficiencies can cause fatigue and tiredness?

What types of disorders/deficiencies can cause fatigue and tiredness?

Fatigue: Causes for fatigue can be varied such as out of shape depression heavy menstural cycle causing iron deficiency vitamin malnutrition hypothyroid lack of sleep you can try a good multivitamin with iron ANC calcium with vitamin d if not better 6 weeks out you need help with u physcian. ...Read more

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Could allergic rhinitis cause a nitric oxide deficiency? If so, could fatigue be a result of a nitric oxide deficiency?

Could allergic rhinitis cause a nitric oxide deficiency?  If so, could fatigue be a result of a nitric oxide deficiency?

Strange deficiency: Nitric oxide isn't something doctors usually check for and there aren't any common diseases i treat on a regular basis in my clinic involving a Nitric Oxide issue. Can you be more specific about how you got this diagnosis made? ...Read more

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Can a vitamin deficiency cause fatigue and the need for excess sleep?

Can a vitamin deficiency cause fatigue and the need for excess sleep?

Yes: But it could be many other things as well. Don't self-diagnose. If you are consistently getting at least 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night and still feel fatigued, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can non anaemic iron deficiency cause fatigue and breathlessness iron level is 25 normal is more than 65?

Can non anaemic iron deficiency cause fatigue and breathlessness iron  level is 25 normal is more than 65?

No!: Fatigue can be caused by many reasons, most common one being Anemia. If your Hemoglobin(Hb) level is above 10 Grams, you do not have anemia as the cause. Hb higher than this level is asymptomatic regardless of your iron level, which can also be altered by many other medical conditions besides Iron deficiency. You need to see an internist to investigate the cause of your symptoms and low iron level ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more