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What can cause and cure tiredness all the time ?

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My 20 hr old son seems tired all the time. Is this normal? He sleeps early most nights, up at 7 am and works retail during the summer, college student rest of the year. 5 ft 6 in, 200 lbs.

Posted Tue, 1 May 2012 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Kiran Kumar 42 minutes later

Fatigue and Tiredness can be due to multiple of causes.

The common ones are Thyroid Deficiency, Low Hemoglobin, Liver related issues.

You must get him evaluated for these disorders. TSH, hemoglobin and Liver Function tests will be necessary.

If the reports are normal, it is unlikely to be related to any medical illness. It might be so that his body is adapted such. He is definitely over weight for his height. That might again lead to fatigue.

He must get into exercise which will help him improve his stamina.

Hope this answers your query.

Thanks and Regards,

Dr Kiran
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