What causes tiredness, abnormally sleepy, fatigue, forgetfulness, frightening dreams and intrusive thoughts?

Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 in Mental Health
Question: I Feel Extremly tired During the day and can't sleep at night . Daily task have Become harder to do . I am More forgetful And having Some Intense dreams and Thoughts of doing Negative things .

I am not Pregnant or On Any Current Medication .
Answered by Dr. Chintan Solanki 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
These may be dueto some stress or nutritional deficiancy

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing to us.

Your symptoms favor following possibilities.

- Any stress either economical, social, occupational/study related or relationship related.

- Nutritional deficiency. Iron deficiency anemia or vitamin B12 deficiency.

- Thyroid hormone disturbance. Hypothyroid can cause such symptoms

- There may be possibility of some psychological problem if all physical finding come normal.

Please revert back to me with more details about your problem from above possibilities.

You should under go serum thyroid level, vitamin B12 level and complete blood count also.

I will be happy to help further.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Chintan Solanki 3 minutes later
there is a History of Depression in my Family
Answered by Dr. Chintan Solanki 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
chances of depression are there

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for follow up.

Your symptoms are also favoring depression.Family history of depression increases the chances of depression than that of the general population.

For diagnosis detail history and mental status examination are to be done by a psychiatrist.
You can visit psychiatrist for the same. From history if doctor feels investigations would advised.

Hope I have answered your concern.

Feel free to discuss further.

Dr.Chintan Solanki.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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