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Why am I so tired all the time?

Why am I so tired all the time?

Impossible to say: Some possibilities include: you don't get enough sleep; you have a serious illness (heart failure or kidney disease for instance); you have a hormonal disorder (such as a thyroid disorder); you have a poor diet - don't eat enough, eat too much, don't eat enough vegetables and fruit; you have a chronic infection (such as hepatitis); you are on medication that is causing fatigue as a side effect... ...Read more

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Why am I so tired all the time?

Why am I so tired all the time?

Many possibilities: Tiredness can be due to many causes, such as thyroid disorders, anemia, diabetes, infections, chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety, depression, insomnia, sleep apnea, menopause, other hormone imbalances, etc. See your doctor to start finding out the cause of your tiredness. ...Read more

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Why am i so tired all the time ?

Why am i so tired all the time ?

Pooped!!!: There a variety of reasons. You may be depressed, you may be anemic, you may be hypothyroid or other reasons. Whatever the reason you should see your doctor for a complete evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why am i so tired all the time, even when I have had 8+ hours sleep?

Why am i so tired all the time, even when I have had 8+ hours sleep?

Anemia?: I notice that you in your list of conditions you describe anemia as a condition you have. I was wondering if you have been maintaining follow ups on that with your diagnosing physician? If it is has been a while since you have last had blood work you may want to explore that and a blood test for a high TSH for thyroid problems. It could also be depression. Get checked out by your doctor! ...Read more

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I sleep 10 hours and my baby sleeps great but why am I so tired all the time? It feels like I haven't slept at all.

I sleep 10 hours and my baby sleeps great but why am I so tired all the time? It feels like I haven't slept at all.

Non restorative slee: There are many reasons why your sleep is not restorative. Strongly suggest you consult a sleep disorders specialist. Non restorative sleep has many bad effects on many body systems, especially increasing the risks of heart attack and stroke. ...Read more

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Why am I so tired all the time? I got to bed at a reasonable hour and sleep well yet I still wake feeling tired.

Why am I so tired all the time? I got to bed at a reasonable hour and sleep well yet I still wake feeling tired.

Sleep apnea?: Your sleep may be disrupted for a variety of reasons. A common one is snoring, or sleep apnea. You must not miss it. Other possible causes could be very simple (noise, too cold or too warm in your bedroom, bedbugs, mosquitoes), common – alcohol or caffeine intake at night; medication disrupting REM sleep; metabolic (high uric acid), some endocrine or immune conditions. ...Read more

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Why am I so tired all the time . My legs are heavy . I am 64 with a physical job I have to rest and need a sleep at lunch ?

Why am I so tired all the time . My legs are heavy . I am 64 with a physical job I have to rest and need a sleep at lunch ?

See a doctor: This is not a psychic hotline, and i don't mean to sound as rude as that probably does, but you need health care, not advice. The possibilities are numerous, and require more thorough history than you can provide here. For starters, i'd think about a sleep study, but this sort of problem is solved in an office visit, not online. ...Read more

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My monocyte percentage is always low (2% or less) is that normal? I suffer chronic fatigue & feel tired most of the time .. All other test are fine

My monocyte percentage is always low (2% or less)  is that normal? I suffer chronic fatigue & feel tired most of the time .. All other test are fine

Monocyte: percentage is fine.. Try changing your diet with more vegetables and less meats. I am basing this on the conditions you've listed as well as your medications. ...Read more

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Does chronic fatigue syndrome get worse over time?

Does chronic fatigue syndrome get worse over time?

CFS: It depends. If you change your lifestyle and treat the cause, then you should improve in 1-3 years. ...Read more

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