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Possibilities: There are many possibilities. If you have other symptoms suggesting infection - cough, sore throat, fever, then that may be causing the fatigue. Also, convalescence from a viral infection can take a while and energy might not return quickly. Other conditions to consider include sleep apnea, depression, substance use, chronic fatigue syndrome, etc...See your doctor for a workup. ...Read more
Yes, but with: Your medical history, would recommend against most of them, including the number one used, caffeine. Instead, have you considered working out? A regimented routine would help with blood pressure, adhd symptoms and bipolar episodes, as well as the lethargy. I hope that helps and best of luck! ...Read more
Regular exercise.: By gradually increasing your exercise, you will develop greater stamina and endurance. if you're not an exerciser, start slow, with walking or swimming, yoga or tai chi. As you get more comfortable, increase your time, distance, or difficulty. Make sure you eat a diet with ample vegetables and lean protein; avoid too many simple carbohydrates like white bread and rice and pasta. Good luck! ...Read more
See your doctor: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat and dehydration: The sun is hot and saps you of your energy. You definitely need to pay closer attention to keeping yourself hydrated with water and other healthy beverages if you will be in the sun for extended periods of time. ...Read more
Not really: Days after a colonoscopy there should not be any effects from the anesthetic you received. It is possible that you are still dehydrated from the prep you took and is the reason you are feeling the way you do. I would follow up with your gastroenterologist especially if you have abdominal pain or fever which could be symptoms of a perforation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm eating A LOT, but I've been losing weight very easily. I've lost 5 pounds since Sunday, and it's now Wednesday. I feel very lethargic. ?
Almost every morning i wake up feeling like i'm in a trance for about 30 minutes. I then feel lethargic throughout the day. What could be the cause?
Snoreing?: Medications, alcohol at night, sleep aids, and the possibility of obstructive sleep apnea are all common causes of you symptoms. If you sleep with someone and they say you snore loudly or stop breathing at times you should see your doctor to discuss. Other signs are high blood pressure and obesity is a risk factor. ...Read more
See a doctor : More information than this will be needed to parse out what is causing your symptoms. See a physician, answer their questions, tell them your story and follow up with recommended tests and interventions. Then you will hopefully have a diagnosis and treatment plan. Best wishes! ...Read more
Need evaluation: To "suppress listlessness" without understanding why it's happening would not be the thorough approach i'm sure you want and deserve. Please see your physician for a good checkup & needed lab studies, so you can have a better idea of what's happening with you. Then reasonable treatments can be started. For instance, you may need treatment for depression, which a good psychiatrist can provide. ...Read more
Listless: 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, amotivation, apathy or anhedonia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am sorry to hear: this but I don't know enough about the situation to be able to answer this question. Take care. ...Read more
Probably not: Your d level is low, but probably not the cause of your symptoms. Supplement your d with at least 2000 units of d3/day and recheck level in several months. Symptoms are much more likely due to anxiety, less likely due to physical problems, very unlikely due to d deficiency. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Please contact your primary care doctor to address your symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more
My 2-months old baby has been lethargic for some hours. What could cause this? What could be done?
See Dr. ASAP: If your 2 month old is lethargic, please get medical care immediately. There are a number of potentially serious medical problems that your baby could have. ...Read more