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Have RSD. Become tired after eating, need to sleep. Need help

I have R.S.D. & I have not been able to financially keep up with that condition (for me acupuncture , massage therapy & exercise are my preferred therapy) ~ I have been dealing with RSD for over 20 yrs and I am a 46yr female. I have a new situation ... when I eat any amount of food & any type of food I become extremely tired after eating and find myself needing to sleep very soon after. No amount of caffeine or exterior input has helped with this feeling or even being up & moving around doing anything (housework, driving, being out with others, etc) .... need help or suggestion. Donna
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
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Hi,

I think you should do investigations to know the cause of this tiredness, do thyroid function test and complete blood picture and blood glucose level as a starting point.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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