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Menapause The Reason For Decreased Energy
What could be the reason of constant fatigue and draining of energy levels for a 62 years old woman?
> 101 Dalmations: More reasons than 101 dalmations! fatigue and low energy are common complaints. A check up with her primary care doc and lab work are only the start to figuring it out. Poor sleep, snoring, weight loss, constipation, poor nutrition, medication effects, cardiac or respiratory issues, kidney problems, anemia, lack of aerobic exercise, alcohol, depression, overwork are just some common rule outs. ...Read more
If im not pregnant what is the reasoning for the increased appetite , heavy fatigue and constant nausea ?
Many causes: You have three separate problems which may be related. Pregnancy may be a cause, though often decreased appetite is seen. Thyroid problems, depression or anxiety, and stomach or bowel issues may be causing your symptoms. You should see your doctor for a full history (including review of symptoms) and physical examination to look for treatable causes and find out what is going on. ...Read more
Does the lack of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy always indicates low level of hormones? Is the lack of nausea cause for alarm?
Not at all: Remember, everyone's response to the hormones of pregnancy is different. Some people have severe nausea so called hyperemesis gravidarum. Some people really have limited to no issues. But remember the lack of issues doesn't mean that there is a problem at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What else than stress can be the reason for no menstruations in 3 months, sudden appearance of a lot of pimples, great hair loss and increased apetite?
First get preg test: Many reasons, it could be your thyroid gland, you can check it with simple blood work, also can be a condition called poly cystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is easy to get diagnosed from your history, labs and ultrasound . Also make sure you don't have any eating disorders such as bulimia, also extensive exercise can leads to delayed periods. Very important to make sure you are not pregnant by pt. ...Read more
Lack energy & wakefulness.ongoing for past months.coffee,energy drinks, vitamin b no effect. Lot of same during adolescents.blood tests normal. Help?
Many causes...: Fatigue and sleep difficulties have SO many causes (not only physical but also emotional). My advice, stop the artificial attempts to increase energy (they are likely working against you). Drink 1 1/2 liters of water per day. Eat balanced clean diet. Exercise daily. Meditate. See your doctor if your symptoms are not improving to rule out medical causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress be the cause of me feeling tired, losing interest of things i had a lot of interest in, low sex drive, sadness, and loss of motivation?
Stress & depression: You list here several of the main symptoms of major depressive disorder. Life stresses can certainly trigger depressive episodes -- but you also need to see your primary care doctor to investigate for any other illnesses that can look like depression, but aren't. Depression is certainly treatable with a combination of psychotherapy and possibly medications if necessary. Good luck to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for testosterone replacement therapy to cause feelings of euphoria, and elevated well-being?
Does menopause cause loss of energy? I'm a few months into induced menopause and have been feeling sluggish.
Yes: I'm assuming you had your ovaries removed. Surgical menopause causes an abrupt loss of estrogen. In turn the body needs to adjust to this as most bodily functions are estrogen dependent and menopausal symptoms are the bodies response to a lack of estrogen. For instance, the sleep cycle is estrogen dependent and therefore sleep is often disrupted. The result is fatigue. ...Read more
Need Pills for erectile dysfunction due to psychological reasons: lack of sleep and stress and lack of attraction or love. All medical tests normal.
2 months after robotic myomectomy, feelings of depression, moody, low energy, sporadic feelings of exhaustion, is this normal any recommendations?
Hormones?: Did they remove your ovaries during the surgery? If so it could be a hormonal imbalance. You should see a doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Can increased restless leg syndrome be a symptom of low thyroid hormones due to total thyroidectomy and no replacement meds yet?
Might: When you go through medical literature, you cannot find and paper to find a relation between RLS and hypothyroidism. It actually is a novel idea for research since there is a known relation between anemia and rls, and people with hypothyroidism develop anemia they also might develop rls. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 435 testosterone low for a 23 year old I have no sex drive trouble getting and keeping erections. Constant fatigue and lack of energy no motivation
Does mastaburation causes vitamin b12 loss in our body and cuase memory loss .. these days after excess of mastaburation am forgetng many things czn concentrate on anything ....and colour of my hair is getting into white is this due to mastaburation ?
No: Masturbation is normal and doesn't cause Vitamin B-12 loss, white hair or memory loss. Difficulty remembering things and concentrating is often due to anxiety and or depression. Depending on your age other causes are possible. An online consultation with a Health Tap physician may be helpful if you have additional questions. The following website may or not be pertinent > http://bit.ly/1JOcB1k ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it normal for Citalopram to cause extreme fatigue, lack of motivation, inability to concentrate and irritability? I have been on it almost 3 months
Citalopram effects: The symptoms that you list are usually some of the things that Citalopram is prescribed to TREAT, so if you are still having these symptoms or side effects after a few months, I would talk to your doctor about considering a different medication or, at least, a re-evaluation of your diagnosis and symptoms. ...Read more
Yes, however...: Fatigue and low sex drive are 2 of the most common symptoms of low testosterone, but that is relatively rare (though possible) at age 33 and there are many other potential causes of these symptoms (low thyroid, low adrenal function, depression, heavy metal toxicity etc.). You can easily have this tested to see if it is an issue. ...Read more
Is this low blood pressure or an infection loss of energy, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea
no history of high blood pressure or diabetes...
Male: 53 years old
Fatigue, nausea: The combination of fatigue, nausea, and loss of appetite may be related to an infection in the stomach/intestinal tract or the gallbladder. There are several other reasons for these non-specific symptoms, so it's best to see your physician for further work-up. Low blood pressure usually causes lightheadedness, dizziness, fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer