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I so fatigued and not able to lose weight since the birth of my child

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why am I so fatigued and not able to lose weight since the birth of my child 14 months ago?>
Submitted: 6 years ago via Diagnose-Me.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 6 years ago.

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Hi,

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I believe that hormonal imbalances like hypothyroidism are an important potential cause of your symptoms

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Other possibilities include dysthymia and mild depression

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Ohter hormonal causes like PCOD etc.

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Or even something as simple as a lack of quality sleep

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related to the childbirth

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I would recommend a medical evaluation with testing for low hemoglobin (anemia) and evaluation for the other possibilities that I have mentioned above

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and taking it from there

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