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What nutrients does opiates deplete from the body and how do I get my energy back post recovery?

What nutrients does opiates deplete from the body and how do I get my energy back post recovery?

See below: Opiates don't deplete nutrients. What is depleted is your body's ability to make neurotransmitters. It can take months for these to return to nl. It may sound impossible, but trying to get some daily exercise (start w walking, working towards 30-60 mins/day) is one of the best things you can do. Otherwise, eat well, get support, & focus on your goals, including sobriety. Every step forward counts! ...Read more

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I'm 31 fit and eat healthy but for a couple months i haven't been feeling as fit and healthy.Don't have much energy at times and sometimes feel quite tired .Am i lacking nutrients? What's wrong?

I'm 31 fit and eat healthy but for a couple months i haven't been feeling as fit and healthy.Don't have much energy at times and sometimes feel quite tired .Am i lacking nutrients? What's wrong?

See details: They are many causes of the symptoms you describe. Start with your family doc and get a physical and lab evaluation. He or she can direct you to the appropriate specialist if needed. ...Read more

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I love bananas but can't sat them as they give me indigestion/heartburn. Is there another food that is comparable in nutrient and energy value?

I love bananas but can't sat them as they give me indigestion/heartburn.  Is there another food that is comparable in nutrient and energy value?

Small doses: You may wish to try eating bananas in small amount to build tolerance. You may substitute other fruits, e.g., grapes, mangoes, apples, pineapples etc. ...Read more

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Im always tired . What vitamins can I take that is safe that can give me more energy/motivation plus still has all the nutrients i need?

Im always tired . What vitamins can I take that is safe that can give me more energy/motivation plus still has all the nutrients i need?

Exercise ; Low Sugar: There are no vitamins that can solve this common problem better than getting regular aerobic exercise and lowering the carbohydrate or sugar count in your calories. Moving increases energy. Eating most of your calories as proteins and limiting your sugars adds energy. ...Read more

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I always feel out of energy for about three hours after i eat lunch. Why is this happening?

I always feel out of energy for about three hours after i eat lunch. Why is this happening?

What are U eating: Meals heavily weighted in carbohydrates are more likely to lead to a quicker let down and this could be both your lunch and your earlier breakfast.Midday activities are often sustained more by your breakfast than your lunch, which is still being processed in your gut. A balanced breakfast with protein, fat and some carbs is more likely to sustain you midday than a quick bagel/etc. ...Read more

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I'm 27 with three kids ages seven four and three but i haven't got no energy i don't want get up?

I'm 27 with three kids ages seven four and three but i haven't  got no energy  i don't want get up?

See your doctor: It is impossible to know why you are fatigued without more information. It could be so many things-sleep quantity/quality, diet, iron level, hormone imbalance, infection, depression, just to name a few. Please see your gp for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and I've been dealing with it for three months now. It takes away my energy and gives me pains everyday. Is there any meds for this?

I have gastritis and I've been dealing with it for three months now. It takes away my energy and gives me pains everyday. Is there any meds for this?

Need Medical care: The diagnosis of Gastritis requires upper Endoscopy(EGD). Have you had a doctor check you and guide you yet?
Gastritis is not difficult to treat yet you need supervision from a Physician.Antacids will take care of it but you have to avoid Aspirin/Motrin type of pain meds. Smoking and alcohol interfere with healing, so avoid them. ...Read more

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I go to school from 8:00 a.M to 3:30 p.M monday, wednesday and friday with 10 minutes in between classes w/out breaks. What can I eat to save energy?

Energy bars: You send like a med student! i always keep my pockets stuffed with energy bars. One bar every two hours and plenty of water will get you through the day when you don't have time for meals. ...Read more

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Help for single mom of three, needs energy, anyone knows of anything?

Help for single mom of three, needs energy, anyone knows of anything?

Exercise: Try small amounts of exercise (short walks, etc). You'd be surprised at how good you feel afterwards. ...Read more

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I want to go to sleep during class. What can I do to get my energy back?

I want to go to sleep during class. What can I do to get my energy back?

No one answer: There are always suggestions for getting faster and better sleep, but no one therapy or answer fits everyone. It may depend on your eating habits, exercise, meds, supplements, heredity, etc. If this becomes a major problem, consult your dr. (may need a sleep study>). ...Read more

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I've joined an Aqua Aerobic class to help ease my Fibromyalgia & boost my energy levels. I go 3 times a week is this enough as I can't manage every da?

I've joined an Aqua Aerobic class to help ease my Fibromyalgia & boost my energy levels. I go 3 times a week is this enough as I can't manage every da?

Aqua Therapy is: great! Wonderful that you are going three times a week. Your PT or the professionals at the gym can tell you more about how people respond to what amount of days but please keep going and know that three days a weeks can be very helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Awake at 5:30 am, have a rigorous sport workouts , ap classes, don't get home till 7 every night. How to get more energy to keep from crashing at 10?

Awake at 5:30 am, have a rigorous sport workouts , ap classes, don't get home till 7 every night. How to get more energy to keep from crashing at 10?

Eat healthy diet: Eat good foods, try to get some catch up sleep on the weekends, try to find some time to take a break and do something relaxing and enjoyable. You might want to take a daily multivitamin and essential minerals also. Remember moderation in all things and avoid extremes. ...Read more

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Hello i was wondering that if you know what i could have. I have been feeling a type of weight over me like i havent had much energy lately. I also have been very weak. I have felt dizzy at times and while im in class ive been almost not able to see.

Hello i was wondering that if you know what i could have. I have been feeling a type of weight over me like i havent had much energy lately. I also have been very weak. I have felt dizzy at times and while im in class ive been almost not able to see.

Needs to be checked: We don't know how old you are.But your symptoms of feeling weak&dizzy &no energy needs to be evauated by your physician as it can be from many causes like Anemia,or some underlying serious condition which may need to be treated asap.So make an appointment with your doctor ...Read more

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I had major back surgery on 6 february when should I expect to get my energy and stuff back i had three distri placed an spinal fusion?

I had major back surgery on 6 february when should I expect to get my energy and stuff back i had three distri placed an spinal fusion?

Allow time: For bone fusion, surgical wound to heal. Muscles will atrophy during inactivity so star a strengthening program, progressing slowly. Physical therapy will guide you for specifics, ggod luck. ...Read more

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Been coughing mucus for three weeks and now the mucus has turned to blood. No energy tried over-the-counter meds. History of broncidus .

Been coughing mucus for three weeks and now the mucus has turned to blood. No energy tried over-the-counter meds. History of broncidus .

See a doctor: This could be irritation from frequent coughing, but it could also be an indication of a more serious condition. Coughing up blood, even a little, is best evaluated by a doctor who can listen to your lungs and maybe do an imaging study like an xray. ...Read more

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I had major back surgery on january 6 the replace three disc and spinal fusion i'm doing pt how long will it take for me to get my energy back?

I had major back surgery on january 6 the replace three disc and spinal fusion i'm doing pt how long will it take for me to get my energy back?

Back surgery: This answer depends on many factors. Your doctor is the one that knows your exact situation and can answer your questions. ...Read more

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I drank a rockstar energy drink four hours ago before skateboarding for three hours and i just took a nyquil and i want to know if im gonna die or not?

I drank a rockstar energy drink four hours ago before skateboarding for three hours and i just took a nyquil and i want to know if im gonna die or not?

No-at least not soon: Like all of us, you will die sooner or later (hopefully not for 70-80 years) but what you took will not kill you.
The energy drink has some caffeine which is stimulating and the Nyquil has a cough suppressant and antihistamine that can make you drowsy, but the combination will not kill you. ...Read more