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What reasons can there be for a consistent lack of energy?

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Dr. Mabel Caban
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Lack of energy

Lack of energy is also known as fatigue.
This can be cancer-related or non malignant. Cancer related fatigue is an extreme feeling of lack of energy to minimal effort. Common causes may include uncontrolled pain, depression and thyroid problems. Even in cancer patients, non malignant causes abound, such as, shoulder joint pain from rotator cuff tendinitis, sleep apnea and anxiety/depression.

In brief: Lack of energy

Lack of energy is also known as fatigue.
This can be cancer-related or non malignant. Cancer related fatigue is an extreme feeling of lack of energy to minimal effort. Common causes may include uncontrolled pain, depression and thyroid problems. Even in cancer patients, non malignant causes abound, such as, shoulder joint pain from rotator cuff tendinitis, sleep apnea and anxiety/depression.
Dr. Mabel Caban
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Dr. Mabel Caban
And another common cause is lack of physical exercise.
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Many causes

Fatigue can be related to a real medical condition such as infections, inflammatory conditions, cancers, heart disease, lung disease, and mental health.
If your doctor has checked for this other persistent causes can be lower levels of vitamins, hormones, minerals, poor diet, poor sleep and in essence, an unhealthy lifestyle.

In brief: Many causes

Fatigue can be related to a real medical condition such as infections, inflammatory conditions, cancers, heart disease, lung disease, and mental health.
If your doctor has checked for this other persistent causes can be lower levels of vitamins, hormones, minerals, poor diet, poor sleep and in essence, an unhealthy lifestyle.
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