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I feel sleepy n lethargy whole day even after having sleep of 10hrs?

I feel sleepy n lethargy whole day even after having sleep of 10hrs?

Need evaluation: Many, many causes of this most of which revolves around stress. However, you could have sleep apnea, restless legs, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome and hormone imbalances. Find a doctor that can investigate these types of issues. ...Read more

Dr. Todd Zimmerman
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Listlessness (Definition)

Means something like unanimated, having poor energy and feeling apathetic. For example if it is a very hot day and you are tired and don't feel you have the energy to do things, you might say that you are feeling listless. In mental health, having a strong sense of listlessness not related to hot weather, etc., can indicate a sense of hopelessness, ...Read more


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How is sleepiness/fatigue over sleeping perhaps, all related. Trying to explain to someone but not exactly how myself.

How is sleepiness/fatigue over sleeping perhaps, all related. Trying to explain to someone but not exactly how myself.

Sleep problems: There are many sleep disorders, and several can result in fatigue, sleepiness, and over-sleeping. Even if you have primary insomnia, the sleep debt will catch up with you and you'll be sleepy the next day. See a sleep medicine doctor for thorough evaluation -- a sleep study may be revealing and allow you to get the specific help you need. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fatigue and sleepiness? To me, they're the same thing, but my sleep doctor says they're different.

What is the difference between fatigue and sleepiness? To me, they're the same thing, but my sleep doctor says they're different.

They're different.: Fatigue is when you're feeling worn out but not sleepy. And sleepiness is when you're feeling sleepy. That's the difference. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism. I don't have daytime sleepiness or fatigue and i went to two days without sleeping and still not tired. What should I do?

I have hypothyroidism.  I don't have daytime sleepiness or fatigue and i went to two days without sleeping and still not tired. What should I do?

Check hormone levels: If you have thyroiditis you may be dosed too high with thyroid hormone or may be experiencing acute thyroiditis with elevated levels of thyroid hormone. Have your doctor check the dose of medication and your thyroid hormone levels (tsh, free t4, free t3) read more about hypothyroid here http://doccarnahan.Blogspot.Com/2013/05/mthfr-gene-mutation-whats-big-deal.Html. ...Read more

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Why does diagnosis of sleep apnea exclude diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Especially in cases where CPAP fails to remit daytime sleepiness and lassitude,

It doesn't but: Since sleep apnea alone is associated with fatigue, one needs to make sure that this is treated adequately. However, having one condition does not preclude one from having another. ...Read more

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Day time fatigue & sleepines..feel bettr at night..more alert and focusd. hard to fall sleep bt deep sleepr 8hrs. How can I be more active during day?

Day time fatigue & sleepines..feel bettr at night..more alert and focusd. hard to fall sleep bt deep sleepr 8hrs. How can I be more active during day?

Exercise/nutrition: Proper exercise and nutrition are critical in terms of your sleep cycle and sleep in general. Timing for eating and exercise are also critical. You may have to use trial and error to help you determine what is best for you. ...Read more

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Began Metformin 500 daily 4 PCOS. After 2 weeks it caused severe fatigue & drowsiness. I sleep most of the day & night & still feel no energy. Normal?

Began Metformin 500 daily 4 PCOS. After 2 weeks it caused severe fatigue & drowsiness. I sleep most of the day & night & still feel no energy. Normal?

Normal?: You MUST make an appointment to see an Endocrinologist as soon as possible. You might also need a Psychologist but let's start with your Endocrinologist. All should go well over time - please keep me posted. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more