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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?

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?

Have him: Have a consult with a registered dietician to come up with a diet plan that will help the patient. Close work with a competent dietician is a helpful plan for patient and family ...Read more

Dr. Todd Zimmerman
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Listlessness (Definition)

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


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I am taking antidepressants since 15years I feel excessive sleepiness at daytime and lethargy please suggest treatment (any herbal medicine)?

I am taking antidepressants since 15years I feel excessive sleepiness at daytime and lethargy please suggest treatment (any herbal medicine)?

Medication effects: Side effect of antidepressants can be sleepiness and lethargy. Other reasons can be:
•High Dose
•Time of taking medication
•Continued Depression
•Overwhelming stresses
•Sleep Disorder
•Lethargy can be due to Anemia, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism.

Discuss with Psychiatrist
•Diagnosis
•Side effects of, antidepressants
•Withdrawal effects,
•Decreasing the dose
•St John’s Wort
•Therapy for stress ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to get rid of constant lethargy?

Are there any home remedies to get rid of constant lethargy?

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

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What does listlessness mean?

What does listlessness mean?

Feeling poorly: Listlessness is lack of inclination to activity, feeling of weakness, lack of interest in usual pursuits. ...Read more

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What is listlessness actually?

Feeling poorly: Listlessness is lack of inclination to activity, feeling of weakness, lack of interest in usual pursuits. ...Read more

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Is there a way to suppress listlessness?

Is there a way to suppress listlessness?

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

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What is the definition or description of: listlessness?

What is the definition or description of: listlessness?

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

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How do you cure procrastination and listlessness?

Focus: If you are willing to write this you have already accomplished something. Maybe you suffer from severe depression or a nutritional deficiency that needs a physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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How to cure procrastination and listlessness in a teen?

Focus: If you are willing to write this you have already accomplished something. Maybe you suffer from severe depression or a nutritional deficiency that needs a physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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I have been tired, lethargic, apathetic, listless for some time now & I have also been losing a lot of weight. What could cause these symptoms?

See physician: It could be as simple as depression or be part of an underlying disease. Cancer is less likely at your age, but connective tissue (e.g., lupus) or renal disease have to be considered. Physician evaluation essential - without delay. ...Read more

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My son has been ill with various symptoms; listlessness, boredom, blues?

My son has been ill with various symptoms; listlessness, boredom, blues?

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

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Why am I always feeling listless even when I take vitamins?

Why am I always feeling listless even when I take vitamins?

This is a very: General symptom with many different causes. A medical evaluation may help to address this. ...Read more

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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?

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?

It might be: Most are surprised by how long it takes after a bad case of pneumonia. It can take an X-ray as long as a month to return to "normal ". It will take longer than that to get your strength back. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so weak tired weak and listless on my period?

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

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For a week I have been feeling tired, listless Ness & bloated and passing gas all the time not sure what's causing this?

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

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Why do I have pain in my bones, listlessness and a short term memory?

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

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Heavy chest, feeling tired and listless. What do these symptoms sound like?

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

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Is it natural to feel tired and listless all the time, even not on your period?

Is it natural to feel tired and listless all the time, even not on your period?

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

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more