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Is It Normal To Feel Sleepy And Tired After Eating At Any Time Of The Day
Common, not normal: This is a fairly common experience, especially among people with diabetes, or whose bodies are starting to struggle to maintain stable sugar levels throughout the day. Keep a log of when you feel this way, and what you've eaten in the 2 hours just before that. Many people find that eating fewer carbs (sugars/starches) or walking after eating help them avoid feeling this way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel weak, sleepy and dizzy throughout the day even after a 8 hour sleep at nigh. What could be the reason and what should be done?
I usually feel very sleepy during the day and get excited in the evening? What's the problem with me?
When i take a long nap (1 hour or more) or nap in late afternoon, i always feel groggy and out of it afterward instead of refreshed. Why is that?
Power naps: A briefer nap, 45 min or so would be less likely to alter your body rhythms, which is what you are noticing. This can alter your night routine. You can set an alarm for the longest interval you want to nap & avoid this problem in most cases. ...Read more
Why do I feel hungry but the thought of actually eating almost makes me sick? Especially the first meal of the day, time of day isn't a factor.
Seek help: You may have an eating disorder, seek help from your doctor. ...Read more
I feel tired all the time. I get more than enough sleep at night & sometimes take a nap during the day. Could this be a sign of low iron? Other signs?
Many causes: It could a symptom of depression, but it could be other things as well. Your thyroid could be functioning lower than normal, you could indeed have iron deficiency anemia particularly if you have heavy periods. You could also ask your doctor to be tested for vitamin d deficiency which could make you tired as well. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it normal for someone my age to be tired literally all the time ? Only time I feel completely awake and alert is when anxiety/adrenaline at work
Not normal: Its not normal for a 20 year-old male to feel tired all the time. This is the prime of your life. You should be awake, alert and energetic. Finding the cause is important. There are many possible causes such as lack of exercise, depression or a medical condition such as infectious mononucliosis. Best to see your Doc and find out. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to feel weird 2 days after surgery and being put to sleep .I feel like I am high and no energy and can focus on one thing at a time.
My 'food stuck in throat' feeling is worse at dinner time. It is not as bad during day time. What could be the reason?
Is it okay to have one cup of coffee a day? And if so will you still feel the "wake-up" and alertness effects of the caffeine?
Yes: You may even have two cups. There are indeed some health benefits associated with moderate coffee consumption. Whether you will feel it or not depends on the individual. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel sick and nauseas in the morning if I dont eat enough the night before? Alcohol makes it worse.
Drinking and guilt: Feeling guilty after drinking is a good sign. It means that there is growing awareness that a night of drinking is not a healthy outlet. Guilt is not meant to tell you you are bad, it is meant for you to take another look as to whether you are making good life choices. For you, taking one good look may be enough, or it could mean getting a more formal assessment of your alcohol use for treatment. ...Read more
Thyroid function?: If thyroid function is normal on that dose, then other causes of fatigue should be explored. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
I feel tired every day despite of long hours of sleep I take. I feel headaches and sleepy during the time of working. What is the cause ?
I am 18 weeks pregnant and my tummy during the day is hard, but at night and early in the morning is softer is this normal? Thank you
Currently i sleep a lot and don't drink enough water throughout the day, is it normal to be thirsty all the time?Thanks
I am so tired, tired: Sleep quality is best ascertained by asking yourself in the am, "am i rested?" if you move around alot in your sleep, snore/gasp, or seldom dream, you may have a sleep disorder. Persistent fatigue has innumerable causes including depression, seasonal affective disorder, medications, anemia, hypothryroidism, substance abuse, or any of a number underlying medical problems. Consult your md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much amount of sleep is normal? I can sleep for 10 hours straight and still feel sleepy after that
Varies: Sleep needs can vary per person and per season. However, for a 42 year old it seems that 10 hours and still feeling tired is too much. Your quality of sleep may not be good - sleep apnea? restless legs? Do you snore? Hypothyroidism and depression can also contribute to tiredness. I would rule these issues out with your MD. ...Read more
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