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All of a sudden filling extreme fatigue after eating I feel.like I.been drugged like iam about to fall out. time 3 days so far?

All of a sudden filling extreme fatigue after eating I feel.like I.been drugged like iam about to fall out. time 3 days so far?

What you describe: sounds suspiciously like hypoglycemia...although I could not guess why...Do you have a family history of Diabetes?? The other possibility is mild "dumping" syndrome..(stomach EMPTYING too quickly) I note you have had your gallbladder removed and the BILE which now empties directly into your stomach (instead of being stored by the Gallbladder) may cause the stomach to CONTRACT too quickly! ...Read more

Dr. Rita Corona
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Postive Elisa test,positive band 41 western blot positive Ana antibodies- soar throat and extreme fatigue after eating ANYTHING- autoimmune disease?

Postive Elisa test,positive band 41 western blot positive Ana antibodies- soar throat and extreme fatigue after eating ANYTHING- autoimmune disease?

No: I think it may be a good idea for you to consult an allergist. Autoimmune disease is not related to foods although there is no reason why you cannot have more than one illness. ...Read more

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Lately I have been experiencing extreme fatigue, (especially after eating) I am am anemic and take iron supplements, but never felt so tied before.

Lately I have been experiencing extreme fatigue, (especially after eating) I am am anemic and take iron supplements,  but never felt so tied before.

See doc again: If you have a history of anemia and are on treatment but fatigue is getting worse, it's time to get re-checked by your doctor. The anemia may not be responding and the cause of the iron deficiency needs to be clarified and treated. Many things can cause extreme fatigue, anemia is just one of them. It requires thorough evaluation with appropriate testing to find the answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are common causes of extreme fatigue (needing to nap) after eating?

What are common causes of extreme fatigue (needing to nap) after eating?

Sugar: This may or may not indicate a sugar problem. You should ask your doc about a glucose tolerance test. It may also improve with healthy food such as veg, salad and fruit. ...Read more

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Why do I have extreme fatigue after some bowel movements & usually after eating? *I was told I have Acid Reflux and just started Nexium (esomeprazole) in AM b4 food.

Why do I have extreme fatigue after some bowel movements & usually after eating? *I was told I have Acid Reflux and just started Nexium (esomeprazole) in AM b4 food.

Fatigue: There is a very long list of conditions and situations that lead to fatigue, so many other factors must be considered. A full evaluation includes analysis of daily habits and lifestyle (are you getting enough sleep?) plus a full medical history and exam to look for systemic causes. It's unlikely but not impossible that the Nexium (esomeprazole) is contributing, if the fatigue started after beginning that med. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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