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Remedies For Listlessness
My father has recently been diagnosed with IBS. He complains of indigestion, stool with mucus, and lethargy. What's the best remedy to make him healthier?
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, ...Read more
I am taking antidepressants since 15years I feel excessive sleepiness at daytime and lethargy please suggest treatment (any herbal medicine)?
Side effect of antidepressants can be sleepiness and lethargy. Other reasons can be:
•Time of taking medication
•Lethargy can be due to Anemia, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism.
Discuss with Psychiatrist
•Side effects of, antidepressants
•Decreasing the dose
•St John’s Wort
•Therapy for stress ...Read more
Joint pain, lethargy, light-headedness, nausea for nearly 1mth. Twice normal blood test, not pregnant, 29yo. On symptomatic treatment only. Opinion?
FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...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 more
Take him to good Dr.: These are vague symptoms & most people would say he is depressed. This may be the case, & there are effective treatments for this. But there are other serious conditions that could be causing these symptoms. It takes an astute dr who takes the time to take a good history& do a complete physical exam to make sure this pt. Doesn't have anything more serious, a debilitating chronic dz or even cancer. ...Read more
This is a very: General symptom with many different causes. A medical evaluation may help to address this. ...Read more
I have ADHD which causes me intense listlessness. I really want to work hard on my activities, but there's an unknown obstacle. What can I do?
Another cause: Listlessness would be a rare symptom of adhd - check with your doc. ...Read more
I had a case of pneumonia about 5 weeks ago my last scan showed that the pneumonia is totally cleared up I am still feeling very tired and listless is that normal after pneumonia?
Hormonal changes: During period your hormones are at the lowest level during cycle. That makes u feel with low energy, lack of desire to do things and even feel tired. ...Read more
For a week I have been feeling tired, listless Ness & bloated and passing gas all the time not sure what's causing this?
Bad food and stress:
Usually stress can cause that, they said the stomach is the mirror of our mood, if you are in bad mood you will have a stomach problem.
second bad food, there is food that we like but it does not likes back, and that will change as we get older and our digestive system become intolerant of some food, listen what your body is trying to tell you, ans stay away from the food that bothered you.
good luck ...Read more
It depends: This doesn't sound like any one obvious thing. Bone pain can come overuse, polymyalgia, or fibromyalgia. Listlessness can come from depression, anemia, of chronic fatigue syndrome. Short term memory loss can come from depression, distraction, stress, or dementia. It's probably worthwhile seeing a doctor who can spend the time to go through each of these symptoms and carry out a complete exam. ...Read more
Could be one of many: The symptoms you reported could result from a host of conditions including psychological, cardiovascular, endocrinological /hormonal and other factors. An evaluation with your pcp will help determine the actual cause of your symptoms so make plans to see your pcp soon. ...Read more
Absolutely not!: You need to be evaluated for an adrenal problem, thyroid problem, anemia, other hormonal imbalances, etc. If you are taking any medications, fatigue may be a side effect as well. You should see a doctor about this. If labs are normal, it doesn't mean you don't have a thyroid or adrenal problem, so seek a holistic physician for further evaluation. ...Read more