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Sleepiness After Lunch
Sugar level rise: Sugar levels normally rise and then fall after eating, depending on what you eat, how much, and when you check the blood. Sleepy after a large meal is also normal, the blood is diverted to the stomach and GI tract to digest all the food you ate! But that would not cause the yawning all day. Yawning is a differest story, It's a respiratory system mechanism to get a "pick me up" on extra oxygen. ...Read more
?sleep apnea: Perhaps your sleep is interrupted by periodic cessation of breathing, which disturbs the sleep cycle, but doesn't fully awaken you. Do you have a new medication, or do you consume more alcohol in the evening? Might consider anemia, thyroid problems. Also, consider your current emotional state (?Depression) your doctor can likely clarify all of this readily. ...Read more
Extreme fatigue after eatting breakfast (protein/veggies) 9:30am and lunch (same) 1:00pm...Necessary to go back to bed....Why?
Check the carbs : We need to know exactly what you eat for breakfast and lunch and what you drink with both meals.Your symptoms suggest that these may be related to the type of foods and the quantity you eat or you have allergy to some foods or intolerance like celiac disease i recommend you see your doctor and get complete check up including blood sugar& metabolic profile to rule out other medical conditions. ...Read more
Problem: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
No: The afternoon nap is a "given" in hot countries and is highly respected.It is called siesta. ...Read more
Breakfast: Are you dieting? Are you looking for a life plan? I prefer to eat about 15 minutes after waking up. If you take medicine you need to know if food interacts with the medicine and you may need to wait for that. Start the day with a light meal not too heavy, some fruit and oatmeal are good choices. Seek out help from a nutritionist to get your diet in order. ...Read more
What?: Why do you feel it is necessary to schedule your intake of fruit? Please enjoy liberally fresh fruits and vegetables at any time of the day! Bon appetit-- ...Read more
Even after 8 hours of sleep, i get extremely sleepy 2 hours later. The sleepiness continues randomly throughout the day. Sleep disorder or...?
Sleep Disorder: It seems like inspite of regular daily 8 hour sleep, you still feel sleepy, it is possible that you may have sleep apnea, restless legs, plms, or other sleep condition interfering for your ability for solid sleep and hence making you still sleepy please do a sleep study in lab asap thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anything: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
I want to know after how many min or hour can sleep after meals ? Lunch equals simple breakfast or light dinner ?
Let stomach empty...: Our stomachs empty at different rates, depending upon our physiology and the nature of the meal eaten. Fatty meals tend to slow down stomach emptying. Diabetics may also have slower emptying. The main issue with sleeping after a meal is suffering backing up of stomach contents if the stomach has not emptied. Rule of thumb -- give 2-3 hours for emptying, or elevate upper body upon retiring. ...Read more
Recently i feel drought, thirst, dizziness , desire vomiting fatigue after afew\ hoursof having meals till other meal or adrinking juice wht could b
See a doc please: You need a exam by a doctor to figure this out! ...Read more
I keep falling asleep immediately after every meal as well as after my workouts, even while driving home! I don't snore and sleep 7 hours a night. ?
For 4 months I've had excessive acid; ppis and zentac too strong. Hits when hungry, before bed, after meal, and morning after waking up. What to do?
When should I consume sheep placenta capsules twice a day.
Once when I wake up in the morning or after breakfast and before dinner or before sleep?
I don't feel sleepiness after lunch no matter how much I eat (only a mild drowsiness if I eat too much). Is it cause for concern?. I'm 41 years old.
No need for worries: Sometimes people get drowsy after eating as they start to metabolize their meal. Being drowsy is a sign that someone has eaten so much, that their gut needs extra bloodflow to help with metabolism. However, it can be normal to not feel tired if one does not overeat. ...Read more
Multiple steps: Cut down on fatty foods. Drink less milk. Don't eat turkey. Don't stuff yourself. Sleepiness after meals (post-prandial fatigue in doctor-speak), can be a response to a distended stomach. Drink some caffeine with lunch. Take a power nap after lunch if you can. If you eat a little less and spend the extra time napping, you may find that you are much more energetic in the afternoons. ...Read more
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