It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Chronic Fatigue Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-23-2008, 04:56 PM   #1
Inactive
(male)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
Posts: 32
seta37 HB User
random fatigue

This may or may not be a problem, so here goes...
Sometimes I randomly get really tired, for no real reason, except:

I noticed that it generally happens if I haven't been very active
OR
If I have refined sugar, like in a coke.

So, at first I thought that it might be something like diabetes, but I am young, and only 5-10 lbs overweight (the doctor says that it's very well within healthy limits.
I mean, I run about 2 to 3 miles (6 to 10 minute/mile pace) at LEAST 2 to 3 times a week, sometimes more.
I'm not in bad shape, obviously.

So then I thought that it MIGHT be a healthy reaction to the idle sugar, maybe my body is releasing insulin to help deal with the unburned energy.
The classic "sugar crash"
I had one today, and I was about to fall asleep at 3pm at work.
Once I got home I went for a run and it mostly went away.
I maintained my 6 minute pace for a good 2 and half miles, so I know that I'm not dying.
It was a weird tired, I didn't feel mentally or physically exhausted. I could still think clearly, but my eyes just wanted to close, like the end of a hard day, when you could keep going for a few hours if you wanted to, but your brain is also just ready to turn off if you let it.

Another possibility is lack of high calorie foods.
My ex-supervisor used to run 15 miles every day after school, and he told me that every night he ate a ridiculous amount of food, all fatty and meaty and high calorie.
I tested that one day when I had run the previous 4 in a row and I was almost always tired.
I went to bojangles and had 3 fried chicken thighs and large of their thick cut fries.
The next day I felt ALIVE, so I figured that maybe I am just depriving my body of the starches and fats that it needs.
I generally stick to lean foods and keep carbs low.
Some days I just dont eat enough altogether
That's PROBABLY it right there, but sometimes it's really hard to eat right, ya know?

The last possibility is maybe a sleep disorder.
I used to be so ADHD that my mind would keep me awake until 1 or 2am every night, and I had to get up at 6:15 for school.
Well, I figured out some techniques that I have perfected over the years to effectively turn my brain OFF on command.
Well, recently I guess I mastered the technique because I turned my brain all the way off and stopped dreaming outright.
I fixed that by changing the way that I focused, and now I can dream all night long, and usually feel really rested.

It's probably my diet, but somehow I dont think that it could account for my fatigue, but maybe I'm undervaluing a proper diet.


As an aside, if anyone wants to know more about those sleep techniques I talked about, just let me know, I know firsthand that good sleep is the #1 key to sanity...

~D

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-24-2008, 05:51 AM   #2
Inactive
(male)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
Posts: 32
seta37 HB User
Re: random fatigue

15 views and no responses?
Come on people!
Someone must have some input!

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Abnormal Glucose Level Found in Random Test fluffiebunnie Diabetes 30 06-29-2009 12:16 PM
extreme fatigue, random muscle aches mjerpca Immune Disorders 1 06-02-2009 06:17 PM
random muscle aches with fatigue driving me nuts alpar80 Open to All Other Health Topics 2 03-01-2009 12:15 PM
Random nerve firings all over body.... PanGirl Neuropathy 20 03-05-2008 02:16 PM
Reoccuring nasuea and vomiting at random times. Liron General Health 2 09-06-2007 02:02 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



paulapage1980 (3), wigs123 (3), Brodie179 (3), ladybud (3), mare50 (3), RickinOH (3), CFIDS (3), sleepykitty44 (3), microwave (2), proudARMYmom (2)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (910), Titchou (859), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:46 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!