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Doctor insights on: Extreme Tiredness In Elderly

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What supplement can I take for extreme tiredness?

What supplement can I take for extreme tiredness?

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.

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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.

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My symptoms - low fever - headache - extreme tiredness -what is it?

My symptoms - low fever - headache - extreme tiredness -what is it?

Infection?: Need more information, but infections, especially viral infections can lead to those three symptoms. Any symptoms like upper respiratory infection, cough, sputum, abdominal pain, sick contacts?

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My mom has extreme tiredness and she has sugar. She takes medicine for sugar. Does sugar cause tiredness?

My mom has extreme tiredness and she has sugar. She takes medicine for sugar. Does sugar cause tiredness?

Maybe: If her sugar is not controlled it can cause tiredness boot there are many other problems that can cause tiredness, like thyroid problems or anemia. she should see her doctor

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How to stop the extreme tiredness feeling? I sleep and take naps sometimes but no matter what, I'm tired.

How to stop the extreme tiredness feeling? I sleep and take naps sometimes but no matter what, I'm tired.

Sleep hygiene.: Taking your nap is likely preventing you from sleeping at night. Proper sleep hygiene mandates that you avoid naps so that you become tired enough at night to fall asleep. Try to not nap in the afternoon. Go to bed the same time each night and awaken the same time each morning.

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On day 4/5 taking 500mg amoxicillin 3 times a day. Can't wake up in mornings, extreme tiredness, is this side affect?

On day 4/5 taking 500mg amoxicillin 3 times a day. Can't wake up in mornings, extreme tiredness, is this side affect?

No. Something's up.: Tiredness isn't a common side effect of amoxicillin; it could be a residual from whatever infection amoxicillin was trying to treat, or it could represent some other problem unrelated or indirectly related to amoxicillin (for instance, kidney damage causing an electrolyte imbalance). In any case, you should talk to the doctor who prescribed amoxicillin for you or use HealthTap Prime to get answers

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I have switched asthma medication to a revlar ellipta and have been experiencing extreme fatigue and tiredness. Is this normal?

I have switched asthma medication to a revlar ellipta and have been experiencing extreme fatigue and tiredness. Is this normal?

Not necessarily: Be sure to call and discuss with your treating doctor as it is important to assure not only the medication is working properly, but your underlying condition is being cared for in the best possible way. Good luck.

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What causes my extreme tiredness. Even after good sleep I especially get very tired while driving at sitting in a meeting. To the point where so tire?

What causes my extreme tiredness. Even after good sleep I especially get very tired while driving at sitting in a meeting. To the point where so tire?

Tiredness: Have you thyroid and hemogloblin levels checked. If your results are normal consult a psychologist for possible symptoms of depression.

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Random feelings of extreme tiredness & no energy. Healthy diet at least 8hrs sleep per night. 31 male 176cms 161pounds. Any possible reasons for this?

Random feelings of extreme tiredness & no energy. Healthy diet at least 8hrs sleep per night. 31 male 176cms 161pounds. Any possible reasons for this?

Many reasons: I would recommend comprehensive physical and a blood test to mske sure you do not have low hormone levels such as thyroid levels. Stress, depression and anxiety can cause these symptoms as well.

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