I need some advise. 2 years ago( when I turned 33) I realized my energy level is going down at a faster rate everyday then I have ever experienced. I had my doctor do yearly different tests and everything is normal. I try to work out at least 2 times a week and take vitamins D and B12. I am getting fatigue and feeling weak, unable to accomplish my tasks sometimes (not depressed). I am losing the sense of consistency. Anything anybody would recommend to do or take?

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Just keep consistent with the vitamins, I have been through this as well and we are approximately the same age. It may mean you need more hours of sleep and to change your diet to something healthier that gives you more energy without the fattening aspect of it or too sweet. Keep on striving to be your best teacher self! It means you care a lot and sometimes when you care too much for your profession, your body takes a toll. May your health improve as soon as possible!


Did you check your iron (hemoglobin) levels? Maybe you are anemic?


Use a stool softener any time you take iron. It does this to pretty much everyone who has to take iron.

Keep working with your doctor until you find the culprit. Take a lot of time for you. Make sure you are sleeping with a regular schedule.


Thyroid issues?

My blood test doesn't indicate any thyroid issues.

My B12 is sublingual, on my doctor's directions.

Get a Vit B SHOT, not pills. Also if you are a woman get your hormones checked - at 35ish they could be getting wonky on you.

Never thought of that. My next doctor visit will mention it

Have they checked your thryroid antibodies ?

Not sure. Will definetly ask about it. Thank you!

Thank you everyone for the comments.

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