Unusually tired

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Unusually tired
  • Feeling irritable
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Feeling heart beat

More information on Anxiety is available here.

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Depression

Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed up for a few days.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Low mood
  • Increased appetite
  • Unusually tired
  • Lower sex drive
  • Feelings of guilt

More information on Depression is available here.

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Fibroid

Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in or around the womb (uterus).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Painful periods or menstruation
  • Lower back pain
  • Heavy periods
  • Unusually tired
  • Pain in the pelvic region

More information on Fibroid is available here.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Aching muscles all over body
  • Stiff muscles
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Back stiffness

More information on Fibromyalgia is available here.

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the term used to describe inflammation of the liver.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Right sided abdominal pain
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Unusually tired
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Upper abdominal pain

More information on Hepatitis is available here.

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Iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Hair loss or thinning
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heavy periods
  • Feeling heart beat

More information on Iron deficiency anaemia is available here.

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Menopause

The menopause is when a woman stops having [periods](yourmd:/condition/periods/introduction) and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Flushing
  • Mood swings
  • Lower sex drive
  • Unusually tired
  • Excessive sweating at night

More information on Menopause is available here.

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Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Unusually tired
  • Unusually thirsty
  • Continuous, unexplained weight loss
  • Passing urine at night frequently

More information on Type 2 diabetes is available here.

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Under-active Thyroid

An underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) is where your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough hormones.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Gaining weight unintentionally
  • Unusually tired
  • Constipation
  • Dry skin
  • Lower sex drive

More information on Under-active Thyroid is available here.

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Urinary tract infection in children

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are fairly common, but not usually serious.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Feeding less than usual
  • High temperature
  • Feeling irritable
  • Cloudy urine

More information on Urinary tract infection in children is available here.

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