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4/7/14 12:22 P

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I felt similar once I turned 30. I always felt tired and working out become harder, probably because I had less energy. I went to the doctor and found out that I had a vitamin B12 deficiency. Now I take 1000mcg of B12 as well as a multivitamin and I feel a million times better. You should see your doctor to find out if you have a vitamin deficiency that may be causing this. Good luck!

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4/7/14 10:54 A

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I am anemic and vit. D deficient. On supplements, but trying to get as much as I can through proper diet. I am also deficient in potassium. My doctor is having blood work to check A1c, thyroid and possible other issues that may be causing my blood pressure to stay elevated. emoticon

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6/30/13 8:48 A

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I feel that way too. Remember to have your thyroid levels checked. That is a common culprit and a big trigger for me.

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6/28/13 2:33 P

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Mine ended up being anxiety and depression. The exhaustion that accompanied, prior to being medicated, was insane. If given the opportunity, I'd sleep almost an entire weekend away.

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2/16/13 3:08 P

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Im anemic and on iron supplements, my dr also just told me that im viatmin d deficient, so she has me taking 5000mg twice a day for 2 months and then down to 5000mg once a day. So far I feel I have more energy and not tired midday like I used to be.

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2/16/13 7:41 A

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I agree with you COXBETH! I was feeling so tired (at times) that my doctor recently did more extensive bloodwork at my annual physical in January. After reading on-line, I wondered if I was hypothyroid. As it turns out, my thyroid is fine, but I am anemic. I also was Vit. D deficient. Now I'm taking supplements and feeling better and more energetic. If feeling more lethargic, you're right, it's good to speak with your doctor. It could help you tremendously.

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2/14/13 10:00 P

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I know it's harder now that I'm older (and I'm not that much older - 33), but I also know that it really helps to check in with your doc if you are feeling unusual levels of fatigue. Sometimes iron or thyroid or a whole host of other things can make your fatigue worse than it needs to be. Might want to get it check out, just as a precaution.

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2/12/13 10:40 P

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Jessica, just remember to stay healthy. Although I'm not at my ideal weight (I'd love to lose 20 pounds), my doctor says that I am super healthy. I think the key is really to maintain a good balance in life as a whole.

Ashley, you are SOOO right! I'll be 43 in three short months. This is the hardest I've EVER had to work to take weight off. But I now find myself at the gym 4-5 times per week and increasing my workout durations each week. It's starting to pay off.


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2/12/13 8:26 A

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Yes, and it only gets more difficult as you get older, especially after 40. It's great that you're taking control now while you're still young! :) You'll figure things out, lose weight, and look and feel great!! It may just take a little longer...

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2/11/13 10:50 P

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Hello! I feel like since i turned 26 I just cant eat and excersize like i used to. Meaning, I feel like i used to have a good handle on eating a certain amount of calories and being able to excersize a certain amount at i could lose weight. Now it seems like i have to work twice as hard to see any results. And im tired a lot too.
Anyone in the same boat or have experienced this?

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