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What are some ways to help me get my energy back besides eating well because I do eat well, and how to help me get out of bed.

What are some ways to help me get my energy back besides eating well because I do eat well, and how to help me get out of bed.

Fatigue: Chronic fatigue may be due to anemia, iron or vitamin deficiency, underactive thyroid, depression, chronic stress, inadequate sleep, low blood pressure, infection, etc. You should have a checkup to find the cause of your chronic fatigue. ...Read more

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Pain in ankles first thing in the morning when I get out of bed. 24 y/o, no medical problems.

Pain in ankles first thing in the morning when I get out of bed. 24 y/o, no medical problems.

Start Arthritis??: Pain first thing in the morning when a person gets out of bed or after being seated for a while is often the first sign of an inflammation of the ankles (arthritis). It usually goes after after a "loosening up" period but as it worsens will recur after activities or the end of the day. See a doctor to evaluate the pain and some blood tests may be in order to rule out an inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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Best tips for waking up early? I've been working on getting up earlier in the morning, but I'm usually too tired to get out of bed.

Best tips for waking up early? I've been working on getting up earlier in the morning, but I'm usually too tired to get out of bed.

Some: Exercize before bedtime.
Comfortable pillow and bed!
put alarm clock so you have to get out of bed to read it?
Make it really annoying!
have a mission and plan for the day! ...Read more

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I'm 75 amd lately I feel sometimes like electricity is running thru my body and when this happens its hard for me to get out of bed?

I'm 75 amd lately I feel sometimes like electricity is running thru my body and when this happens its hard for me to get out of bed?

Get checked for: Possible brain, spinal cord or nerve condition, pinched nerve, diabetes etc. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Rightdiagnosis. Com/sym/electric_shocks_down_the_body. Htm. ...Read more

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How can I wake up faster? I have been struggling to get out of bed for the last 3-4 months. Moreover, I have had less energy during the day.

How can I wake up faster? I have been struggling to get out of bed for the last 3-4 months. Moreover, I have had less energy during the day.

Depression possible: With this persistent drowsiness over 3-4 months you may want to see your PCP and be screened for depression. The earlier that the treatment gets started the easier it is to see/feel improvement. ...Read more

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Why am I so tired in the morning? Cant even get out of bed. Feels like I haven't slept in ages when I wake up in the morning. What is wrong?

Why am I so tired in the morning? Cant even get out of bed. Feels like I haven't slept in ages when I wake up in the morning. What is wrong?

Sleep Disorders: I agree, sleep apnea and depression are two of the reasons for non-restorative sleep, but other sleep conditions under the spectrum of sleep disorders should be entertained and as mentioned before, a consultation with a psychiatrist or primary care is necessary for further evaluation and eventually a sleep study. ...Read more

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I'm too scared to go to the doctors about my mental health...I'm struggling to get out of bed, always feel so hopeless & wonder why I'm even here?

I'm too scared to go to the doctors about my mental health...I'm struggling to get out of bed, always feel so hopeless & wonder why I'm even here?

See a doctor: It sounds like you might be suffering from depression and anxiety. There are many treatment options available for you. You should see a doctor for an evaluation and get started on treatment. You will be glad that you did and you will feel better. Your quality of life will improve. Don't let your fear get in your way! ...Read more

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No matter how much I sleep, I could always sleep more. It's hard to get out of bed. I can sleep sometimes 12 hours before I finally get up. Help? : (

No matter how much I sleep, I could always sleep more. It's hard to get out of bed. I can sleep sometimes 12 hours before I finally get up. Help? : (

Sleep apnea: I strongly suggest to you to be checked by a sleep disorders physician. You need to have a sleep study and based on it. The dr will decide if you having what we call sleep apnea or not and the severity of it and if you need a CPAP or just and oral appliance to help you breath while asleep. ...Read more

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My sister-inlaw diagnosis w/Fibro several yrs ago @ that time stopped working. She is worse, won't get out of bed. Dr she had lost liscense. Advice needed.

My sister-inlaw diagnosis w/Fibro several yrs ago @ that time stopped working. She is worse, won't get out of bed. Dr she had lost liscense. Advice needed.

Advice: Get into contact with local government health and social services, as this could be a huge challenge to encounter by yourself. You may need advice from social services and psychology as to what is possible and feasible to turn all of this around. This appears well beyond a medical issue and could be very complex. Are other relatives available?? ...Read more

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What is the best way to get out of bed while pregnant?

What is the best way to get out of bed while pregnant?

From doc on bedrest: I was on bedrest for several weeks and surprised how quickly the quad muscles of the thighs became weak. A physical therapist (rpt) at the hospital taught me this method: lie on my left side, push off the bed with my left arm at the same time I swung both legs gently over the side of the bed. Then I sat till stable and put both feet solidly on the floor before standing. Women should ask OB also. ...Read more

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Do I suffer from hypersomnia if I can't get out of bed in the mornings?

Do I suffer from hypersomnia if I can't get out of bed in the mornings?

Sleep inertia: No you do not suffer from hypersomnia if you have a difficult time getting out of bed in the morning. Hypersomnia is just the medical terminology for a state of excessive sleepiness and is not a diagnostic term. It is actually normal to have a difficult time getting out of bed in the am and to feel sluggish for the first 30-45 minutes. This is known as sleep inertia. ...Read more

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If I fell at work and injured my back how should I properly get out of bed?

If I fell at work and injured my back how should I properly get out of bed?

Carefully: You need to find a way with least amount of pain. Trial and error, see which way works best as you don't state which part of the back you injured. But, if the injury is that bed make sure to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dizziness when I first get out of bed every few days. This started approx. 2 months ago.?

Dizziness when I first get out of bed every few days. This started approx. 2 months ago.?

WearAFootballHelmet: A lot of people your (i.e. our)age and above can get this. If you get up too quickly you get a little unsteady or dizzy, especially after sitting a long time, or getting out of bed. Some guys make it to the bathroom then faint right there in mid-stream. It can be made worse by dehydration and many different medications, even some herbs. So in the short run, get up slowly, sit first then stand. ...Read more

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Since my epidural 5 years ago, my lower back goes out once in a while. I can't get out of bed or bend?

Since my epidural 5 years ago, my lower back goes out once in a while. I can't get out of bed or bend?

Unlikely: Very unlikely this is related to the epidural. Maybe related to the conditions of your body at the time you needed the epidural. Was it given for delivery? This intermittent pain sounds musculoskeletal which the epidural would not have affected. I hope this helps you. Dr. C ...Read more

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What is an effective way to get out of bed quickly when you have always hated doing so since childhood?

What is an effective way to get out of bed quickly when you have always hated doing so since childhood?

Light, & loud alarm: One way is to get a bright full spectrum light and a timer that will turn it on 20-30 minutes before you need to get out of bed. Another helpful method is to use the most obnoxious alarm clock you can find and put it across the room. There is one cheap alarm clock that sends up a plastic helicopter that flies randomly across the room, and the alarm will not stop until you get it and put it back. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is it for my scoliosis that I get out of bed literally once, for 7-9 hours every other day?

How unhealthy is it for my scoliosis that I get out of bed literally once, for 7-9 hours every other day?

Not recommended: Bed rest for more than 4 days is not recommended and has been shown to not be beneficial. ...Read more

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How can I go from having hardly any energy at all and can barely get out of bed to motivated and full of excitement?

How can I go from having hardly any energy at all and can barely get out of bed to motivated and full of excitement?

Fatigue: Depends on what is causing it. If it is depression u might need help from a counselor and sometimes antidepressant medications. But there are medical reasons which cause fatigue. Seek medical help. ...Read more

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I have been very lethargic lately and have had severe migraines daily. I can't hardly seem to get out of bed. Cause for concern?

I have been very lethargic lately and have had severe migraines daily. I can't hardly seem to get out of bed. Cause for concern?

Seek attention: May be the flu or other virus but if the "migraines" are new and you are that weak, you should see an md. Do you have fever and chills? Have you been exposed to anyone sick?
Do you have a real diagnosis of migraines or are you self-diagnosing? Things i'd worry about with those symptoms are:
mono
flu
vascular problems
tumors
etc. ...Read more

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Recently I have experienced a sharp pain between my shoulder blades. It lasts only a few minutes. It happens when I first get out of bed.

Recently I have experienced a sharp pain between my shoulder blades. It lasts only a few minutes. It happens when I first get out of bed.

A few possibilities: Pain near the shoulder blades can occur for a number of reasons. Cervical spine degenerative disease can be painful in the morning and after rest, like other types of arthritis, and can be referred to the area described. Same for certain types if tendonitis and bursitis: sharply painful until the "kinks" work out. Any significant pain lasting more than a few weeks should be seen by an ortho doc. ...Read more

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I'm having this awful throbbing in the middle of my back left side. Sometimes hard to get out of bed. If I touch it hurts bad. What's wrong?

I'm having this awful throbbing in the middle of my back left side. Sometimes hard to get out of bed. If I touch it hurts bad. What's wrong?

See your doctor: You need to be examined and have a history and physical taken. Possibly x-rays depending on duration and severity of your symptoms. With that very general description it could be many things. ...Read more

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I had a fall twisted my calf as I turned to sit. Everytime I stand or get out of bed my calf is painful then it gradually eases. What happened.

I had a fall twisted my calf as I turned to sit. Everytime I stand or get out of bed my calf is painful then it gradually eases. What happened.

Possible tear: One of the more common injuries is a partial tear of the gastrocnemius muscle, one of the muscles in the back of the calf, although the diagnosis cannot be made without being examined. If the pain persists you should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Went 2 sleep at 4am-ish this morning and bolted awake just b4 8am & didn't even struggle to get out of bed and am not tired? & Its not the 1st time.

Went 2 sleep at 4am-ish this morning and bolted awake just b4 8am & didn't even struggle to get out of bed and am not tired? & Its not the 1st time.

Sometimes happens.: Maybe you could bottle this and sell it? There are a lot of people who would like to have this problem. I am a bit surprised given the medications you are taking. If this occurs regularly along with feelings of grandiosity, indestructibility, etc, you may want to consider evaluation by your doc. ...Read more

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Ihave pain in my lower back so bad I can't bend sitting is very hard. I hardly can get out of bed. Is a sharp pain when I try and do those things h?

Incomplete info: Did this happen while doing some activity and how long ago. If this is 1st. Attack then it will likely improve with rest, motrin, hot baths but could take 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have pain in my heal as soon as I get out of bed for few minutes. After some 5-10 minutes it gets alright. I have pain after I walk also. Remedy pls?

I have pain in my heal as soon as I get out of bed for few minutes. After some 5-10 minutes it gets alright. I have pain after I walk also. Remedy pls?

Plantar Fasciitis: Try pulling back on your toes to stretch the tissue on the bottom of your foot. Hold for about a minute several times in a row several times a day. Use Ibuprofen as directed 3 times a day if you don't have any contraindications to it. Reduce your activity until symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Been on Geodon (ziprasidone) for 1 week today, and I feel real anxious and I don't want to see people or get out of bed. Am I just adusting to the medicine?

Been on Geodon (ziprasidone) for 1 week today, and I feel real anxious and I don't want to see people or get out of bed. Am I just adusting to the medicine?

Social anxiety?: Are you depressed? Untreated depression or untreated anxiety can cause that or if it is not appropriately treated. Were you like that before the medicine? If it occurred only after you started the medicine check with your doctor as far as recommendations for medication adjustment or change. ...Read more

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What can be done if I am too depressed to get out of bed?

What can be done if I am too depressed to get out of bed?

You may be: Clinically depressed. It would be wise to speak with a psychologist. If you can't get out of bed it makes sense to get help as soon as possible. You may want to have a physical as well to be sure there is not a medical issue causing fatigue. ...Read more

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I dizzy and cannot get out of bed with out falling?

I dizzy and cannot get out of bed with out falling?

Vertigo: If this is an immediate problem go to the emergency room ASAP. Severe dizziness can happen as part of post viral labrynthitis or an acute intracerebral event. You need to get a CT or MRI of the brain and Meclezine like products provide relief. ...Read more