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Feeling Sleepy After Eating Lunch
When: You eaf, a signal goes to the brain. As the signals crescendo as you fill the stomach a center in the brain tells you that you have had enough. If your diet contains a lot of "junk" (especially sweets) the brain becomes more sensitive to all input signals. Thus the "jittery" feeling is a result of the input signal from the stomach. Sounds whacky? I've seen it all too often in this day and age. ...Read more
We Are What We Eat?: U might find it helpful 2 complete the eating attitudes test (eat-26) developed david m. Garner & paul e. Garfinkel, & associates. Find a version here: http://bit.Ly/13olwre. In the us, we're bombarded w/ conflicting messages about food. Many are about some foods being "good" & others being "bad." we're also told, "u are what u eat." logically then, if we eat "bad" foods then we are bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm normal weight.Energy good. Eat breakfast &normal dinner.Never hungry at lunch & stomach feels sick if I eat it.Eat banana late afternoon.this okay
If your weight is: stable, you feel health and have enough energy you are probably OK. Are you getting enough protein in your diet? do you take vitamins also? does your stomach hurt at any other time. You will have to decide how much discomfort you are willing to tolerate. Persistent pain should always be evaluated. ...Read more
Sleep: Not unusual and it is common to have a mid afternoon dip in alertness. ...Read more
Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your gp for evaluation. ...Read more
Lately i get really cold, lethargic, and lightheaded before meal times. After eating i feel better for a few hours. Not overweight, eat healthy.?
May be hypoglycemia: These symptoms could well be due to hypoglycemia, which is low blood sugar. To confirm this you should have your blood sugar tested when having symptoms and/or do a glucose tolerance test. The treatment is to avoid sugars/simple carbs and to eat more frequently. Whatever the cause, these symptoms warrant evaluation by a doctor. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/hypoglycemia-000090.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breakfast: Are you dieting? Are you looking for a life plan? I prefer to eat about 15 minutes after waking up. If you take medicine you need to know if food interacts with the medicine and you may need to wait for that. Start the day with a light meal not too heavy, some fruit and oatmeal are good choices. Seek out help from a nutritionist to get your diet in order. ...Read more
What symptoms ?: Your question is too nonspecific & offers no information about your symptoms, signs, risks. "gi problems" run the spectrum from cancer to infection, inflammation, ischemia, metabolic disorders, motility issues, malabsorption/ maldigestion, stress, & even problems outside the GI tract. Please help with more info--happy to assist if we know what "feeling sick" means to you & in what context. ...Read more
Im dieting and eating less, cutting back on carbs. wakeup at night or morning feeling hungry, sick, weak, hot, sweaty. Normal or sign of hypoglicemia?
Hypoglycemia is: a POSSIBILITY. Please see your doc who can test your blood sugar an let you know. He/she may order a glucose tolerance test. Congratulations on cleaning up your food plan but its bet to have guidance from your doc. When you go low carb you may need to replace them w/extra protein. Your body is switching from using sugar for fuel to burning fat. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, eating certain foods, lying flat) . Constipated. Burping. Feeling weak?
GERD.: The symptoms you have described could be consistent with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given your age, it would be fine to trial a one month course of an over-the-counter medication like Protonix or Prevacid. Should this medication not work, or should your symptoms worsen during the month trial, then an evaluation with a gastroenterologist would be wise. ...Read more
Low energy: Maybe you are exercising too hard for your energy level? I don't know what you're doing but maybe try a different type of exercise. Low impact cardio, or yoga, or something. If its not that, perhaps your hormones are out of balance or you have another condition that is affecting your energy level. ...Read more
Difficult question: One possibility is that your blood sugar gets low after a meal (hypoglycemia). This can cause shakiness, sweating or feelings of worry which can feel like anxiety. Alternatively, some people have stronger endocrine/hormonal responses to a meal and can have similar symptoms. Your doctor may be able to do some blood tests and suggest dietary modifications to help with your symptoms. ...Read more
Nauseous after almost everything i eat, especially after fatty foods. Have gas, feel tired, bloated, painful spasms & full after eating very litte. Ibs?
Taking bcp and metformin 1000mg/day......Feeling jittery around lunch time, and then get extremely nauseous after eating something. What's going on?
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