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Can losing a large amount of lean body mass result in feeling sleepy after eating ie poorer controlled blood sugar?

Can losing a large amount of lean body mass result in feeling sleepy after eating ie poorer controlled blood sugar?

Why u loosing weight: First it need to be determined what is the cause of your weight loss. In general people feeling "slepy" after a meal. It is caused by increased blood flow to the stomach and the GI tract. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Why I am feeling sleepy and drawsy immediately after eating mostly in the evening?

Why I am feeling sleepy and drawsy immediately after eating mostly in the evening?

Lack of sleep?: Some sleepiness after a large meal is common, and probably related to hormonal and brain mechanisms where fullness and sleep cycles are regulated. Excessive/increased sleepiness at any time may suggest a problem with not enough or poor quality sleep. Other medical conditions like low thyroid can also contribute. Talk with your dr about your sleep and general health screening. ...Read more

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Pain in legs after eating food and feeling sleepy and even after 2-2.5 hours sleep felling pain in legs as well as other muscles too and can't control my sleep I don't know why? This happns after every meal.

Pain in legs after eating food and feeling sleepy and even after 2-2.5 hours sleep felling pain in legs as well as other muscles too and can't control my sleep I don't know why? This happns after every meal.

Unusual: Not a common complaint, but there are still multiple possibilities. A basic medical check up and blood work to look for things like diabetes, renal and liver disease would be appropriate way to start. ...Read more

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Yawning all day, sleepiness after eating. Sugal level is normal?

Yawning all day, sleepiness after eating. Sugal level is normal?

Sugar level rise: Sugar levels normally rise and then fall after eating, depending on what you eat, how much, and when you check the blood. Sleepy after a large meal is also normal, the blood is diverted to the stomach and GI tract to digest all the food you ate! But that would not cause the yawning all day. Yawning is a differest story, It's a respiratory system mechanism to get a "pick me up" on extra oxygen. ...Read more

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Can adrenal gland cause excessive sleepiness after eating?

Can adrenal gland cause excessive sleepiness after eating?

No: Sleepiness after eating is usually due to Amino Acids like tryptophan in the food, that is why people get sleepy after thanksgiving turkey. ...Read more

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Extremely tired after eating a normal meal. Is this when Excessive Daytime Sleepiness is at its worst?

Extremely tired after eating a normal meal. Is this when Excessive Daytime Sleepiness is at its worst?

Two different issues: Review your diet for excess of carbohydrates, check for celiac disease and other food sensitivities, maintain a regular sleep schedule, consult with a sleep disorders specialist are only some of the first steps to proper diagnosis and quick recovery. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have a fast heart rate, confusion, double vision, sleepiness after eating?

What could be causing me to have a fast heart rate, confusion, double vision, sleepiness after eating?

Many causes: First thing to do is sit down with a competent physician and provide a detailed history and receive a thorough physical exam-then appropriate diagnostic tests if necessary can be suggested. ...Read more

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Feeling sleepy in the day?

Somnolence: Can have a variety of causes. Sleep apnoea among others might be important to exclude. Needs a consultation with a gp and/or consideration of tests ...Read more

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Feeling sleepy for the past 3 days eyebags, back pain what could it be? Is it alarming?

Feeling sleepy for the past 3 days eyebags, back pain what could it be? Is it alarming?

Sleepiness: Can mean a lot of things. A good history and exam is needed so if you have continued symptoms, see a local physician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Having pressure in upper left side of head at top, feeling sleepy at times during day, could that be serious?

Having pressure in upper left side of head at top, feeling sleepy at times during day, could that be serious?

Could be: New onset symptoms at your age should raise concern, but even those symptoms may still be benign. On top of the list, combining those 2 symptoms could be headaches caused by sleep deprivation. However, this is far from an exhaustive list. You're worried--so go get it checked out. ...Read more

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My bf been feeling sleepy the whole day and when he tries to sleep. He keep waking up in the middle of his sleep. How can he overcome this problem?

My bf been feeling sleepy the whole day and when he tries to sleep. He keep waking up in the middle of his sleep. How can he overcome this problem?

He needs to see a: Sleep specialist for an evaluation including an overnight polysomnogram. Sleep apnea, narcolepsy and idiopathic CNS hypersomnolence are diagnostic considerations. On a more personal note, I was in the first group of american students to visit lviv in 1977. I will never forget the incredible hospitality and the great fun we all had dancing late into the night. Many thanks to the kind people of lviv. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm an engineering student (mechanical), I find it hard to revise at night (at 10.00 pm or above).What should I take to stop feeling sleepy and tired.

May need more sleep: Multiple studies have shown that our maximal and most effective learning is limited in a the day. The best way to get energy is to make sure you are geting adequate sleep, some would argue 7.5 -8h per night, others will say at least 6h, but this is also depenent per person. However, eating healthy, staying hydrated and regular exercise all help. If all else fails, take a powernap. ...Read more

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Taking caffeine after sex for not feeling sleepy is good or bad?

Taking caffeine after sex for not feeling sleepy is good or bad?

Taking the caffeien: Will actually make it harder for you to fall asleep. Avoid it for several hours prior to retiring at night. ...Read more

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Just took first dose of concerta 27mg. I'm feeling sleepy! Is this normal?

Just took first dose of concerta 27mg. I'm feeling sleepy! Is this normal?

May be: People with adhd upon taking a stimulant may become sleepy. I would report this to the doctor who prescribed this to rule out an adverse reaction. ...Read more

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4 months taking duolexotine 60mg little Improvement. Should I choose to go off (tired of feeling sleepy)or wait till full 6 months?

Duloxetine: Let your doctor know - a different choice of antidepressant may be appropriate if you have too much sedation to try a higher dose of cymbalta (duloxetine). ...Read more

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Tiredness and feeling sleepy almost all time even I do exercises 4 days a week... What are the causes? And what should test I hv to do

Tiredness and feeling sleepy almost all time even I do exercises 4 days a week... What are the causes? And what should test I hv to do

Sleepiness: Having excessive daytime sleepiness could indicate a sleep disorder. It's recommended you see a sleep doctor who can review your history to determine if that is the case or if it is something else. For example, if you also snore, have dry mouth, morning headaches, ; periodically gasp/choke throughout the night, you may have sleep apnea. Rls or narcolepsy depending on symptoms maybe causes as well. ...Read more

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7mths old. Have this habit of fighting sleep. Currently she crys once she start feeling sleepy to fight it off. Don't really know wot to think of it.

7mths old. Have this habit of fighting sleep. Currently she crys once she start feeling sleepy to fight it off. Don't really know wot to think of it.

Normal behavior: Infants do not understand or place value on sleep until well into the second year of life. Before then, sleep happens in spite of their desire to remain alert to everything going on around them. Create a peaceful place for baby to nap/sleep and allow their transition to be comfortable. Don't expect them to value sleep like you do, it ttakes time for their brain to understand it. ...Read more

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I had take a preg. Test on last friday it was positive, but when I took it today it was negative. What is that mean. Bachache, & feeling sleepy. Help?

More information: It could be that you had a miscarriage. Consider making an appointment with an obstetrician for a blood test. Or wait a few days and re-take a urine pregnancy test to see if truly a miscarriage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is vomiting and feeling sleepy a sign of teething?

Teething?: Vomiting is not a sign of teething. It usually indicates a systemic infection. Have your child examined by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am having my exams in few days and I am feeling sleepy and depressed. How can I get over it?

I am having my exams in few days and I am feeling sleepy and depressed. How can I get over it?

PEP UP: Go out for a run. If it is too cold out - go to the gym. Get your energy pumping. Endorphins are released during aerobic activity that may help give you the pep you need. ...Read more

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Hit my forehead on a metal bar have a small knot and dent on my forehead feeling sleepy should I be worried?

Go to ED for eval: If you hit your head hard enough to cause a "small knot and dent" with feeling sleepy, you need evaluated by a physician. They can decide after evaluating you if you need a CT of your head. Go to your local ED for evaluation!! ...Read more

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What happens to a male after an orgasm that might be a reason to not do it (feeling sleepy, feeling tired, etc)?

What happens to a male after an orgasm that might be a reason to not do it (feeling sleepy, feeling tired, etc)?

You lost me: Trust me when I tell you when I TOTALLY GET you when you say feeling sleepy, tired etc. Related to just "after" an orgasm. Most men start snoring in less time than it takes Usain Bolt to set another sprinting record. But I don't capture the first part. If we were on JEOPARDY I might say, "What is Divorce? " Write me with the rephrased question at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I have problem of mood swings and feeling sleepy and moodless whole dayfrom many years and feel tired very soon please get me some solution?

I have problem of mood swings and feeling sleepy and moodless whole dayfrom many years and feel tired very soon please get me some solution?

Need evaluation: Sound more mental symptoms but could be physical, long differential, see psych first if not better, get medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I traveled from Chicago to India last week still feeling jetlag can't sleep properly, feeling sleepy at daytime. Feeling abnormally all time. Help!!

I traveled from Chicago to India last week still feeling jetlag can't sleep properly, feeling sleepy at daytime. Feeling abnormally all time. Help!!

You travelled 11: Time zones. It takes about a day to recover for each time zone travelled, slightly less if travelling west. Give yourself 11 days. Also give yourself some time to adjust to the stress of changing everything else--culture, money, food, language, etc. Moving 100 miles away in the same State is stressful...and you trumped that by half a world. ...Read more

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How can I sleep better? I can go to sleep easily but I usually wake up earlier in the morning and can't get back to sleep. Feeling sleepy in the day

How can I sleep better? I can go to sleep easily but I usually wake up earlier in the morning and can't get back to sleep. Feeling sleepy in the day

Sleep: Try going to sleep at approximately the same time every night. Have a quiet hour before bed time by shutting down all electric appliances including texting. Listen to some soft music, take a warm bath or read a dull book. ...Read more

Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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