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How Can I Stop Myself From Getting Sleepy Everytime I Eat
Change what you eat: Some foods make you more sleepy than others. Foods with sugar or white flour (as opposed to whole grains) are often the problem. Foods such as turkey which contain tryptophan are well known to cause sleepiness too. Other foods with lean protein and low carbohydrate are more likely to keep you alert. Start keeping a log of what you eat and how sleepy you are afterwards. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's wrong with me?? Everytime I eat anything. I always feel like I have to puke or go poo .. I get light headed and sleepy. painful cramps
Find out: See a doctor. There are many possibilities. I saw somebody from Nashville in may office last month who developed an allergy to all forms of meat after being bit by a cattle tick! When you say anything do you mean anything ? Has this been going on for a couple of days (H2N2 Flu) or weeks? (liver, celiac disease, gastric ulcer...) Go get checked out by a doctor. OK? ...Read more
Outsmart them!: To bed earlier. Try variety! eat with them! give them what tastes good like home made protein smoothies with fresh fruit juices and whey protein powder. Almond butter with toast. Avoid breakfast out of a box! make some turkey bacon. Play some upbeat music and get them going. Good luck! ...Read more
Feeling : Feeling tired after a meal is common. This occurs because as the body begins to digest the food you ate (especially after a large meal) a lot of your energy is used to aid in digestion, thus making you tired. You may want to consider eating smaller meals more frequently throughout the day. Also note that foods high in tryptophan can make you sleepy. These foods include turkey, shrimp, tuna, brocolli, etc. Take care. ...Read more
Normal: This sounds like normal post-prandial fatigue. It happens to many, however, other conditions need to be ruled-out prior to settling on this diagnosis. Additional labs and a general work-up incl. medication review (if any) would permit a more thorough evaluation. Schedule a virtual consult with me if interested in learning more. Thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check with your doc: Sounds unusual. Should be checked by your doc although there is no obvious reason. ...Read more
I feel sleepy all day long. I always get enough of sleep. I also eat well. But i don't know why i'm constantly sleepy.
Possible Sleep Apnea: The symptoms and sleepiness during the day can be symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, which most people don't even know they have. A sleep physician can do a sleep study to diagnose for sure. The treatment is the use of a CPAP machine or an oral appliance that a highly trained dentist can make for you. ...Read more
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