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Im 64 6ft 2" work out every other day for an hour. Blood and

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Im 64 6ft 2" work out every other day for an hour. Blood and colesteral are very good. Ihave no energy and catch every bug that comes along. My weight is high at 270 but to date am in good heath otherwise. I havent checked Iodine levels and take my vitamins regularly. Just this past year my enery has gone away.Iam sexually active and havent had much trouble there. Kind of at a loss. Going to the beach to sleep and rest this weekend but do have trouble sleeping several hour at a time.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
iodine deficiency is not seen in the USA because our salt supply is fortified with iodine
but you should get your thyroid hormone levels checked which can affect energy
you should also get your iron levels checked.
if your thyroid hormone levels are high, this can cause poor sleep and depressed immune system.
if you are not sleeping well, this can affect your immune system
you might need to see a sleep specialist and get a sleep study to check for sleep apnea which could be affecting your sleep.
too much caffeine during the day can cause you to have poor sleep during the night.
let me know if you have questions.