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I M So Tired Lately
Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point. ...Read more
Last night my vision was a bit hazy and o could see rainbow rings around lights could this be due to tiredness?? I'm not having any pain or anything
Rest: If you are physically tired, the usual antidote is adequate rest. If you feel you're more tired than your activities warrant, you could see your primary care physician to check into possible causes. ...Read more
OfCourseBrainControl: As embodied souls connected to mind, fragile brain+body, the issues are always not just body but integrated issues, during sleep we do a lot in complex integrated mind/brain/body adjustments to integrate current events with past history. If people sleep 8-10 hrs/night for 3 days but each episode of dreaming (rem sleep) interrupted, ability to function as bad as 48 hrs working with zero sleep. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Need blood tests: Anemia, thyroid dysfunction, B12 deficiency and low testosterone are all potential causes of chronic fatigue. All of the above can be checked by way of blood tests. Other considerations include sleep apnea, congestive heart failure or even depression. I would discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
ADHD: It may be. Ad/hd can lead to inattention to bodily rhythms and signals which the night before could interfere with sleep and subsequent fatigue. Ad/hd medications also cycle through the body quickly, many feel low mid-day. There is some evidence, though the scientific jury is still out for the new disorder manual, that there is a distinct sluggish or lethargic subtype of ad/hd. Call your doctor. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Breaks; exercise…: Taking periodic breaks from work to stand & stretch or do some mild exercises may help. Deep, cleansing breaths help oxygenate the body. A high protein snack (peanut butter on slice of cheese or handful of nuts) can help provide an extra burst of energy. Don't rely on caffeine as it may take some time before "kicking in" & interfere with sleep later. ...Read more
Tiredness: Explore the cause & treat that. Consult with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Tiredness: It is time to see your doctor about this and you might need to be referred to a specialist. ...Read more
Only been suffering from tiredness for about 2 weeks now not sure why my life style hasn't changed?
Fatigue: Might want to check Vitamin B! 2 and Vitamin D levels. Also Check Thyroid function as well. ...Read more
My son has had a high temperature for 4 days. Should I be worried? There are no other symptoms apart from tiredness.
Pediatrician: Call or see your pediatrician asap. Fevers without an obvious source can be serious. Don't delay. ...Read more
28 yrs old. Work around 72+ hours a week. I constantly forget so many things & can't concentrate sometimes. Is it just tiredness or could it be more.
Stress and fatigue: 72 hours of work a week is A LOT!! When you work that much, you often don't get enough sleep (because you don't have enough hours to do the rest of your life). I'm not sure if "pregnancy" is a current condition, but if so....then 72 hours of work per week may actually be dangerous to you/your unborn child. Do everything you can to bring your life back in balance; if persists, pursue a doctor eval ...Read more