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Dr. Donald Alves
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Low Energy Level (Overview)

Low energy level is a symptom in which a person has little energy, feeling somewhat tired and not wanting to do activities. Low energy level can be from infections, chronic illness, drug side effects, depression, etc...


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Do antidepressants cause low energy level?

Do antidepressants cause low energy level?

Sometimes: Some antidepressants do cause drowsiness. Some cause insomnia. Both may be experienced as low energy level. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Alves
90 doctors shared insights

Low Energy Level (Overview)

Low energy level is a symptom in which a person has little energy, feeling somewhat tired and not wanting to do activities. Low energy level can be from infections, chronic illness, drug side effects, depression, etc...


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What causes a low energy level?

What causes a low energy level?

Many causes: Anemia, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, depression, low cardiac output, hypothyroid, inflammatory disease, cancer, etc... Really need more symptoms to be able to figure this out... ...Read more

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Treating Low Potassium (Checklist)

Consume magnesium rich foods, 500 mg /day
daily
Consume potassium rich foods, 3,500 mg daily
daily
Limit alcohol intake to no mre than 1 oz /day.
daily
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What causes a low energy level?

Many causes: Anemia, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, depression, low cardiac output, hypothyroid, inflammatory disease, cancer, etc... Really need more symptoms to be able to figure this out... ...Read more

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Why is it that I often have such low energy level?

Why is it that I often have such low energy level?

Low energy: Several possibilities, more common ones are the flu, depression, effect of medications, metabolic factors. Consult with your pcp for workup. ...Read more

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I'm suffering greatly from low-energy level and i don't know what to do to treat this?

I'm suffering greatly from low-energy level and i don't know what to do to treat this?

Low energy: You need to see your doctor to discuss this He/she will examine you and order the appropriate tests. Additionally it might be appropriate to have a consult with a Psychiatrist or Psychologist. ...Read more

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Antidepressants and low energy level, what to do?

Antidepressants and low energy level, what to do?

Low energy: Low energy level is also a symptom of depression, so it's possibly a residual sign of depression, rather than caused by meds. However, there is also a little-appreciated antidepressant-induced apathy syndrome. It's an uncommon side effect. Also, some AD meds are inherently sedating. Talk w your doc about trying other meds - or you may want to focus on psychotherapy as a mode of treatment. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Dr. Rita Corona
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Energy Level (Definition)

Doctors use the term 'energy levels' to help encourage patients to describe how they feel during the day. It is used as a purely descriptive term, and it is not measured ...Read more