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Why do I feel sleepy as soon as I stop being active?

Why do I feel sleepy as soon as I stop being active?

A problem: Sleep apnea results in inadequate restful sleep. A sleep study may be necessary, see your health care provider. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Drowsiness = feeling sleepy/ feeling ...Read more


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Why do I feel sleepy after masturbating?

Why do I feel sleepy after masturbating?

Normal physiology: In literary terms, after climax, comes the denouement (resolution). Human hormonal physiology works the same way. The aftermath of excitement is relaxation. Enjoy yourself, take a nap. ...Read more

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Why do I feel sleepy and tired after ejaculation?

Why do I feel sleepy and tired after ejaculation?

Normal ...: Feeling tired and sleepy is normal after a hard work like masturbation. Remember different men have different energy and ability to do hard work especially just at puberty into adolescence like you. While enjoying orgasmic pleasure, obsession in masturbation — once or few times daily continually — will make worse; so, avoid sex obsession. ...Read more

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Why do I feel sleepy and drowsy immediately after drinking ground coffee?

Why do I feel sleepy and drowsy immediately after drinking ground coffee?

Coffe- sleep: It is very unusual to be sleepy immediately after drinking coffee. Do you drink coffee at bed time? You may feel sleepy 4 hrs after drinking coffee but not immediately. ...Read more

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Why do I feel sleepy even on days I do not do anything? I was told I am anemic, so I am taking iron pills. What else could this be?

Why do I feel sleepy even on days I do not do anything? I was told I am anemic, so I am taking iron pills. What else could this be?

Anemia: When a patient is "told" simple answers to their symptoms and easy solutions don't seem to be the answer, then additional "differential" diagnosis should be considered. Everything from complex medical conditions to something as "simple" as depression can cause "tiredness". I would recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a trusted physician. ...Read more

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Why do I feel sleepy and tired during period time?

Physiologic change: There is a major physiologic and hormonal change that requires some extra body energy stores resulting in the fatigue/sleepiness. ...Read more

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I'm over weight and I'm 18 years old. And this is my first tremister of pregnancy. I feel so weak in mornings and evenings. .and why do I feel sleepy?

Normal: It is normal to feel tired and sleepy in the first trimester. Being overweight make put you at a risk for developing gestational diabetes so eat healthy and try to not gain excessive weight. ...Read more

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I feel sleepy after meal when I sit in classes. I eat carbs and protein. I do breakfast, sleep 6-7 hrs, 1 hour training a day. Why do I feel sleepy?

I feel sleepy after meal when I sit in classes. I eat carbs and protein. I do breakfast, sleep 6-7 hrs, 1 hour training a day. Why do I feel sleepy?

Sleep: Dr raff and dr,. Jacobson already gave great responses. In addition, your body may need more than 6 to 7 hours of sleep per night. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel sleepy and sluggish on gloomy, overcast days? Is there a scientific explanation for that or is it all in my head?

Maybe: Sunshine and brightness is known to perk up mood and relieve depression; and vice versa. Gloomy days bring in sadness as is also linked with the acth release from the pituitary hypothalamus neuro axis and if exposed to proper sunlight daily in am, can work miracles on the homeostasis and milieu interior! ...Read more

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Why do I always feel sleepy and fatigued during the day. I'm young and I exercise frequently.

Why do I always feel sleepy and fatigued during the day. I'm young and I exercise frequently.

Many possibilities: Do some detective work. You may be eating high carb foods that cause you to feel drowsy. Eat high quality unprocessed foods with lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, high quality protein, and good fasts. Eat every 3 hours to keep blood sugar stable. If you wake up tired you may have sleep obstruction. Sometimes taking b-6 25 mg every 3 hours can help. Deficiency of this b can cause acne as well. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel sleepy? Even if I sleep well last night... I also feel very energyless and inactive. Why so?

Why do I always feel sleepy? Even if I sleep well last night... I also feel very energyless and inactive. Why so?

Not easy;Huge No. of: Possible known contributing factors: emotional, lack of regular exercise, Hi-carb diet (not healthy on many grounds), endocrine (e.g. hypothyroid), sleep apnea (recurrent airway obstruction while asleep), etc., etc. To make any progress, both research online (yet remember online is driven by marketing; often not in your best interest) & seek out professional assistance worthy of your trust. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so sleepy all the time is it my nexplanon birth control.? Can I be pregnant?

Sleep evaluation: Sleepiness is not a side effect of Nexplanon. You can take a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant which is highly unlikely since you are on Nexplanon. You should schedule a visit with a primary care doctor. Thyroid testing, depression screening, sleep apnea testing and narcolepsy evaluation are just a few of the many possibilities ...Read more

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Why do i still feel sleepy after a 9 hours of sleep, I do not snore, not obese, don't exercise, no drugs, no alcohol, no smoke, and what should I do?

Why do i still feel sleepy after a 9 hours of sleep, I do not snore, not obese, don't exercise, no drugs, no alcohol, no smoke, and what should I do?

Check up: A medical check up would be a good place to start including checking some basic things like you hemeglobin, blood sugar, thyroid function, etc. you might also try an exercise program to see if it helps as well (if approved by your doctor). If work up negative, sleep study may be helpful. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so sleepy, weak and dizzy during my period and what can I do about it? Hard to get studying, housework etc. Done. Periods also v. Painful

Why do I feel so sleepy, weak and dizzy during my period and what can I do about it? Hard to get studying, housework etc. Done. Periods also v. Painful

You need Gynecologic: A medical check up with your gynecologist would help you, as he/she may give you proper pain medication and make your life less miserable. Severe pain itself can cause you to have all the other symptoms that you have, like tiredness and exhausted feeling. So go see a gynecologist right away. ...Read more

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Why do I feel tired and sleepy all the time? I'm not overweight.

Why do I feel tired and sleepy all the time? I'm not overweight.

Many reasons: Your symptoms can be caused by many things including stress, hormonal imbalance, sleep apnea, over exertion from work, infection, electrolyte imbalances, thyroid/adrenal/pituitary disease or even just daily living... The best way to treat this is to find the cause and treat it. You need to see your doctor to get blood works. ...Read more

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Why do I feel extremely tired/sleepy 10 to 15 mi. After I eat lunch? I'm a 71 yrs old male in very good health. Exercise every day. Eat raw vegetables every day.

Why do I feel extremely tired/sleepy 10 to 15 mi. 
After I eat lunch? I'm a 71 yrs old male in very good health. Exercise every day. Eat raw vegetables every day.

Hello. : Hello. This is a very common problem. It could be reactive hypoglycemia. Recommend that you not eat a heavy lunch and watch simple carbs (junk). You could see to your doctor to be evaluated for this. Take care. ...Read more

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I am feeling so tired and sleepy during the day. I drink herbalife tea each and every day just to get me through the day. Why do i always feel so sleepy the whole day?

There are many: Causes for daytime sleepiness and fatigue. We can't provide an answer to this with the available information. A medical work up may determine the cause. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a diabetic type 2 coming to sixty years old. Why do I feel very tired & sleepy most of the time?

Hi, I am a diabetic type 2 coming to sixty years old. Why do I feel very tired & sleepy most of the time?

Many reasons: Aside from what had already been recommended to you by dr. Allam, i also recommend ruling out thyroid disease and especially sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can cause all the symptoms you described. ...Read more

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I feel sleepy all the time?

See your doctor...: The complaint is vague and there are many issues that can lead to fatigue. I recommend you see your doctor where a more complete history can be taken and you can have an exam. ...Read more

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Why am I sleepy all the time?

Insufficient info: We can't answer questions like this with only 400 characters to work with and in this format. Discuss this with your doctor; you'll get much better results. ...Read more

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What make a person so sleepy?

What make a person so sleepy?

Fatigue: Sleepiness can be caused by poor nutrition, poor sleep patterns, excess alcohol or drug use, lack of exercise, stress or ill health. If you cannot determine the cause consult with your doctor, if her or she thinks it is not medical ask for a referral to a clinical psychologist who can help you uncover the cause and design a plan to improve your health. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why am i sleepy so much lately?

Why am i sleepy so much lately?

Sleepy: Lots of things can be involved here-you should see your physician to evaluate your overall health. If everything is evaluated and is in the normal range they may suggest a sleep test to rule out sleep apnea. ...Read more

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I always feels sleepy and dull?

Find a better state: Try to understand why you feel sleepy and dull. Do you lack sleep, then you know what to do! Needs better eating habits than you know what to do next.
Are your eating habit good to make you feel energetic and healthy than work on that.
Your observation should be followed by more observation and some action! ...Read more

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Why rainning makes people sleepy?

Melatonin: Darkness releases the hormone melatonin which encourages us to sleep. I feel like doing that right now. ...Read more

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I always have sleepy mode day time?

Me too: I and many others find coffee or tea to be helpful for sleepiness around the time your natural morning cortisol levels start to wane in early afternoon. If your schedule allows, some moderate intensity exercise at this time would be great to improve energy, but the caffein works well if you can't go for a jog. ...Read more