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Feel tired and sleepy, leg feel jelly when woke up. Suggestion?

The last couple of weeks my legs are jelly when i wake up and i fall.. when i try to get up i can t for a few minutes. Today was worse i had this problem most of the day. Only fell once but was very unstable a For the last couple of years sense i had my babies i sleep so hard someone has to shake me awake. The last couple of weeks i sleep so much that I m asleep all but 10 hours a day. I m very scared of my tiredness.
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
Feeling tired, sleepy and jelly legs can occur due to various reasons but hypothyroidism is the most common reason. You should get thyroid level assessed.
The other reasons could be anemia and hypocalcemia. If you are ony drugs, then certain drugs like carbamazepine and phenytoin can cause such a side-effect.
Maintain a healthy life style. Eat healthy and exercise regularly to the best of your capacity.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.
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Wish you good health,
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Mon, 19 Aug 2013
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