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Dr. Rita Corona
53 doctors shared insights

Energy Level (Overview)

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 with any particular tests.


Dr. Rita Corona
53 doctors shared insights

Energy Level (Overview)

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 with any particular tests.


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What're some natural ways to increase my energy level?

What're some natural ways to increase my energy level?

Several: Getting 7-9 hours sleep at night, making sure you drink plenty of water, eat a balanced diet emphasizing fresh fruits and vegetables, and regular exercise will all help someone feel their best. Someone who is still tired all the time should check with their primary care doctor for any conditions such as depression, hypothyroidism, anemia, and vitamin deficiencies that might be the cause. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with bronchitis last week. Treatment helped, but my energy level is still very low. How long before I am my normal self?

I was diagnosed with bronchitis last week.  Treatment helped, but my energy level is still very low. How long before I am my normal self?

Soon: I have to admit, I am always a bit skeptical of the diagnosis of "bronchitis" which is an illness which does not really have a strict medical definition. How fast you get better depends on what it was you really had... If you had a chest cold you should be better any day now, if it was walking pneumonia (a mild type of pneumonia caused by the mycoplasma bacteria) it can take a week or two more. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies that can prevent depression and raise energy levels?

What are some natural remedies that can prevent depression and raise energy levels?

Remedies depression: Exercise. Act as if you are not depressed. Try .... St. John wort, or same(r), omega 3/fish oil, zafron. Eat foods rich in triptophan or serotonin: bananas etc go to comedy shows commit to help other people. Take care of someone or a pet. Go to church or equivalent. There is nothing wrong in taking prescription antidepressants and consulting a psychologist or psychiatrist. Avoid meats, dairies. ...Read more

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Why does my energy level get messed up when we switch to daylight saving time?

Why does my energy level get messed up when we switch to daylight saving time?

Jet lag: Your brain is used to certain light cues to tell your body it's time for bed. When that gets altered, your brain gets confused, and the correct hormones that signal sleep are deranged. It can take a few days to get things "realigned". Jet lag does a similar thing, and takes about an hour per time zone to correct. ...Read more

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I am always tired and have no energy. What can I do to get my energy level up?

I am always tired and have no energy. What can I do to get my energy level up?

Find & Rx cause: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors impair the patient's ability to produce energy and they end up chronically fatigued. There are numerous internal & external stressors that can contribute to this syndrome. Find & rx. ...Read more

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How can I increase my energy level?

How can I increase my energy level?

Watch this video: 23 and 1/2 hours: what is the single best thing we can do for our health? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auains6higo. ...Read more

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Which can increase my energy level?

Which can increase my energy level?

Management: If you don't have an underlying medical condition - check this out through a comprehensive medical check up, then sleep, diet and exercise are the "big three". You want to get adequate sleep - 6 to 8 hours per night; have nutritious meals 3 to 5 times a day - more, smaller meals are better; and get adequate exercise - 20 to 30 minutes, about every other day. These simple things will regulate you. ...Read more

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What all can affect my energy level?

What all can affect my energy level?

Numerous: Fatigue is probably a symptoms of the majority of medical illnesses, so as a stand-alone symptom (outside the context of a medial history and exam), it tells you very little. Causes include poor diet, poor sleep, psychiatric disorders (e.g. Depression), and a list of medical disorders too long to even begin w/ a 400-char limit. See your primary care physician. ...Read more