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Why Do I Feel So Tired After Eating
You shouldn't: After a meal, especially a large meal, they body diverts more energy to the intestines to digest the food. Energy now not available for other purposes. Also, meals rich in refined carbs (sugars and starches) may cause a rapid rise in blood sugar then increased Insulin output and a subsequent dramatic drop in blood sugar. That may also cause fatigue. Healthier meals should not cause fatigue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Postprandial fatigue: Which can be caused by many factors. See a doctor. ...Read more
Every time I eat despite it being a small bland meal or drink anything, I get extreme tiredness and slight nausea 30 within 30 mins after eating.
Every time I eat despite it being a small bland meal or drink anything, I get extreme tiredness and slight nausea 30 within 30 mins after eating. ?
Been on pill 2nd month taking being sick after eating and cramps in tummy for past 4 days tiredness too. any advice ?
Take at night: Try taking your pills at night, then eat some crackers before you lift your head off the pillow in the am. This is similar to morning sickness, and the crackers is an easy way to help with mild importing sickness. The crackers absorb the acid in your stomach that has accumulated overnight. If the nausea doesn't improve, you may need to consider the patch or vaginal ring. ...Read more
Couple of years Of extreme tiredness esp after eating, blocked earS I don't smoke or drink much but wen I do have a drink I get back pain.Memory bad 2?
Digestion takes several hours, why feeling pain after 10-15 minutes after eating. Lack of appetite and tiredness. Passing stools do not improve pain.
Keep a food diary: This is a fairly common experience, especially among people with diabetes, or whose bodies are starting to struggle to maintain stable sugar levels throughout the day. Keep a log of when you feel this way, and what you've eaten in the 2 hours just before that. Many people find that eating fewer carbs (sugars/starches) or walking after eating helps them avoid feeling this way. ...Read more
Check gall bladder: Post-prandial (after a meal) nausea can be a gall bladder problem. If it is nothing serious, it will likely resolve within two weeks. If it is associated with vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, then have it checked urgently. Try to avoid heavy meals, such as burger and fries, or any fried foods. Drink a lot of water. A high calorie meal will cause Insulin to rise higher and lowered blood sugar. ...Read more
Common, not normal: This is a fairly common experience, especially among people with diabetes, or whose bodies are starting to struggle to maintain stable sugar levels throughout the day. Keep a log of when you feel this way, and what you've eaten in the 2 hours just before that. Many people find that eating fewer carbs (sugars/starches) or walking after eating help them avoid feeling this way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I become really tired after eating, even after a small meal. No energy. Why? Should I be concerned?
Postprandial: When we ingest food blood is diverted to the intestinal tract to aid in the digestive process. This takes circulating blood away from the rest of the body including muscles, the heart and the brain leading to sleepiness especially after large meals and muscle cramps if you exercise too soon after a meal. You seem to have an exaggerated reaction even after a small meal. Try drinking tea or coffee ...Read more
Why do I feel breathless, tired, uneasy mostly in the afternoon and after eating in the afternoon and evening?
The last few days I have been tired had a headache and been coughing mainly after eating and drinking should I be worried?
I feel tired all the time, particularly after eating at lunch&i only had a salad. I use the toilet a lot, could it be diabetes?
Busy, didn't eat all day but did drink. I'm very tired/weak etc. how long after eating now before I start feeling better? I have bad habit of this! :(
Exam: You will need a physical exam and blood testing to answer your question and to determine what, if any, harm you may have done to your body. ...Read more
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