I don't know if this subject belongs in this particular forum but for the past couple days I have been very tired at work. Not to the point of falling asleep at my desk...but my eyes are just heavy and I feel drained?
This is a very unsual thing for me. I just want to lie down and take a nap all the time. And I am and never have been a nap person. I feel a little zoned out too. It's just out of the ordinary for me. It's not like I have been getting no sleep. On Average I sleep about 8 hrs a night. No life changing events....I have a 13 month old little girl...but I am used to that. It's just strange and I just wanted to see if anyone could see a reason why.
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replied September 25th, 2008
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The change of seasons might trigger this innate change. As we move from summer to autumn, we prepare for winter...a season when our ancestors RESTED A LOT. I, too, have noticed that I prefer to sleep some more during this time. I'd suggest that you follow your instincts and take a 20 minute nap. Try it out. Set the timer and just relax!
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replied November 30th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
I would suggest you to have thyroid function tests and serum cortisol to sort it out.
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
Khan
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