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What are some of the causes for extreme tiredness

What are some of the causes  for extreme tiredness

Many: Lack of energy can come from a variety of situations. Dehydration (not drinking at least 5 cups of water a day), lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, chronic sinus problems, caffeine withdrawal, chronic illness (such as anemia) or allergies can cause low energy. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does leukodystrophy cause extreme tiredness?

Does  leukodystrophy cause extreme tiredness?

Leukodystrophy: There is decline in general health of child, seizures, loss of vision/speech/hearing, loss or increase muscle tone, and slowing of mental/physical development. ...Read more

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I used the cpap for the first time. Still suffered next day with extreme tiredness. Why?

I used the cpap for the first time.  Still suffered next day with extreme tiredness.  Why?

CPAP: It is not uncommon for the first use of CPAP is not working well enough. Please call the doctor who is looking after your sleep problems and different approaches will be given such that you will finally get a good nights sleep. ...Read more

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What can cause extreme tiredness during the day?

What can cause extreme tiredness during the day?

Daytime Fatigue: Given your age, you are way too young to have this problem and thus it is wise to try to find an answer. Besides the common answers of low thyroid, or pre-diabetes, or even anemia i would want to know more about your sleep patterns, your snoring-if you do this...And any other possible contributing factor. But, you are young. Let's get this figured out with a good caring health care provider. ...Read more

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Can extreme tiredness qualify someone for sick leave?

Depends on employer: Most employers require medical documentation for qualifying for sick leave. Tiredness is just a symptom - the employer will likely require a diagnosis to approve you for sick leave. Your doctor needs to figure out WHY you are so tired and then initiate treatment. The underlying cause of your tiredness may or may not qualify you for sick leave. ...Read more

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Can zyvox (linezolid) cause extreme tiredness?

Can zyvox (linezolid) cause extreme tiredness?

Unlikely: Side effects of linezolid(zyvox) include diarrhea, nausia, and headache most commonly. Also vomitting, insomnia, constipation, rash, dizziness, bone marrow suppression, seratonin syndrome(fever, agitation, mental changes, tremors), neuropathies, and lactic acidosis. Extreme tiredness is not a reported side effect. ...Read more

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What supplement can I take for extreme tiredness ?

What supplement can I take for extreme tiredness
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See a doctor: Extreme fatigue can be a serious symptom and should be evaluated by a physician before taking any supplements. Possible causes include infections, cardiac problems, pulmonary problems, endocrine problems, sleep disorders, rheumatological problems, renal problems, deconditioning and anemia or other blood disorders. Taking a supplement before evaluating for these conditions is unlikely to help. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing extreme tiredness. Getting on average 7.5 hrs of sleep. Tried melatonin. Has caused to use all vacation and sick time.

I've been experiencing extreme tiredness. Getting on average 7.5 hrs of sleep. Tried melatonin. Has caused to use all vacation and sick time.

Tiredness: This is very abnormal. You need to contact your doctor for a full examination to determine the cause of the tiredness. There are a great many possibilities. ...Read more

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