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Hi, if I posted this in the wrong section of the forum then please move it to the right area. I would like to know if there is any physical or medical scientific tests I can take to know/confirm my energy levels/body energy levels and will level when it comes to motivation.

the reason for wanting to take these tests is that I have a severe mental brain neurological disability known as schitzoeffective disorder and it has been very difficult for me to manage over the years. long story short, one day I became depressed and lost all my motivation that I had over 4 years ago. my motivation to do anything ended up plummeting far below 0 in to the negatives. currently for about 3 years

I have been slowly recovering from that and building my motivation back up to normal levels with the help of a therapist that specializes in helping people with mental illnesses like myself. building motivation consist of 1. energy 2.will 3. purpose, its like a muscle so if you don't exercise it, it can atrophy or be harder to do things or get things done.

I once was in a mental hospital and during my stay they had me hooked up to a machine that measured my stamina(whatever that means) or something to do with stamina. they concluded that my stamina was extremely low, that's how I know that these sorts of physical or medical test's exists. I do record and monitor my motivation levels every weekday day wich has been going up or improving slowly but its more of a mental gist or something I made up

SO I want to actually take a lagit scientific tests or medical tests that shows my real energy levels and will level based on the facts rather then what I think it might be

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replied May 14th, 2018
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its very easy to calculate your energy level by measuring your skin fold thickness and other parameters.
I would suggest you to consult nutritionist/Dietician to address your problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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