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cunniff1981
08-07-2011, 02:17 PM
Just wondering if anyone has had any issue with being constantly in a state of fatigue and foggyness.

- I am tired all the time (now matter how much sleep I get).
- I am constantly sore & don't seem to recover.
- I get injured all the time (even when doing all the warmups, not overlaoding etc).
- My short term memory is really bad.
- I have servere mood swings.
- Concentration is non existant (no been good for work).
- Motivation is also non existant.
- Sex drive isn't there either.

I am going to a doctor this afternoon to get my bloods done and have a chat to him, but was keen on hearing if anyone else had these issues and anything that helped.

Also diet isn't the issue, this is what I typically eat:

breakfast: Homemade Museli with yoghurt and milk.
morning snack: Tuna, yoghurt, apple, museli bar.
lunch: mince and vegies.
afternoon snack: Tuna, yoghurt, apple, museli bar.
dinner: some meat and veg, sometime a little pasta etc.

I am glutten intolerant that's why I eat so much museli.

Gunner
08-07-2011, 02:35 PM
Just wondering if anyone has had any issue with being constantly in a state of fatigue and foggyness.

- I am tired all the time (now matter how much sleep I get).
- I am constantly sore & don't seem to recover.
- I get injured all the time (even when doing all the warmups, not overlaoding etc).
- My short term memory is really bad.
- I have servere mood swings.
- Concentration is non existant (no been good for work).
- Motivation is also non existant.
- Sex drive isn't there either.

I am going to a doctor this afternoon to get my bloods done and have a chat to him, but was keen on hearing if anyone else had these issues and anything that helped.

What's your diet like?

cunniff1981
08-07-2011, 02:39 PM
What's your diet like?

Added into orginal post as I realised I missed it out.

Sticky
08-07-2011, 02:40 PM
Diet looks ok, as long as the serving sizes are big enough...

how much sleep do you get a night?

cunniff1981
08-07-2011, 02:44 PM
Diet looks ok, as long as the serving sizes are big enough...

how much sleep do you get a night?

8-9 hrs. But I always still feel tired.
Last week I slept from 7:30pm till 6:30am and was still tired on waking.

Sticky
08-07-2011, 03:00 PM
Hmmm, well you can oversleep, but that may not be the issue.

Get a FULL blood panel done, and make sure you get a copy printed out so you can post it in here.

cunniff1981
08-07-2011, 03:11 PM
Hmmm, well you can oversleep, but that may not be the issue.

Get a FULL blood panel done, and make sure you get a copy printed out so you can post it in here.

Can do.

Shrek
08-07-2011, 03:48 PM
I have alot of those symptons.

Lack of motivation
Always tired
Grumpy

I don't have brain fog though.

cunniff1981
08-07-2011, 03:54 PM
I have alot of those symptons.

Lack of motivation
Always tired
Grumpy

I don't have brain fog though.

You don't know what is your cause?? Or you as clueless as I am to what is causing it.

Shrek
08-07-2011, 03:56 PM
I think partly lack of sleep, but the grumpiness and motivation I don't know.

Right now i can't wait to go home and train, as soon as i get home the motivation disappears, however i still force myself to train.

cunniff1981
08-07-2011, 04:13 PM
It's hard cause there is lots of things that might fit;

- depression
- low test
- sleep apnea
- thyroid issues

Only issue is that I don't have anything to be depressed over, if I was any hairier I would drag my knuckles (so low test doesn't fit), thyroid I don't believe (but I do find it hard as hell to trim down past 16-18% fat), sleep apnea is my most likely suspect as I snore and don't wake rested after good sleeps.

Will see I suppose, if it non of these then I am a lazt shit:rolleyes:

some_cs_student
14-08-2011, 10:41 PM
Sleep apnea is a possibility then. Do you have a partner?
Any comments on them hearing you stop breathing during your sleep?

Sleep apnea can cause all the mentioned issues, but there are plenty of other potential causes for what you mention :(

dave
14-08-2011, 11:12 PM
It's hard cause there is lots of things that might fit;

- depression
- low test
- sleep apnea
- thyroid issues

Only issue is that I don't have anything to be depressed over, if I was any hairier I would drag my knuckles (so low test doesn't fit), thyroid I don't believe (but I do find it hard as hell to trim down past 16-18% fat), sleep apnea is my most likely suspect as I snore and don't wake rested after good sleeps.

Will see I suppose, if it non of these then I am a lazt shit:rolleyes:

Just because you are hairy does not mean you don't have low test.

0ni
15-08-2011, 04:55 PM
You're probably just overtrained, take a week off then lower your volume

Vman
15-08-2011, 06:08 PM
honestly dude have you just run a course of 'dat dere cell-tech'? if so just wait it out or get on some anti e's
Coming off the juice has a lot of your symptoms, could be a deeper problem if not.

kindred
16-08-2011, 02:23 PM
I get most of your symptoms. Let me know if you find out why you suffer from them.

skywalker21
16-08-2011, 04:05 PM
Last Bloods done the Doctor said everything was normal & that was that.

Zdeněk
17-08-2011, 05:56 AM
Just wondering if anyone has had any issue with being constantly in a state of fatigue and foggyness.

- I am tired all the time (now matter how much sleep I get).
- I am constantly sore & don't seem to recover.
- I get injured all the time (even when doing all the warmups, not overlaoding etc).
- My short term memory is really bad.
- I have servere mood swings. - not severe but bit of depression?
- Concentration is non existant (no been good for work).
- Motivation is also non existant.
- Sex drive isn't there either.

I am going to a doctor this afternoon to get my bloods done and have a chat to him, but was keen on hearing if anyone else had these issues and anything that helped.

I am glutten intolerant that's why I eat so much museli.

I had really bad chronic fatigue syndrome ( CFS ) which had all those symptoms I highlighted.

Not saying you have that, but I'd definitely make sure your doctor rules it out. Biggest thing for me was removing gluten/lactose from my diet and consistently exercising/eating correctly.

Anyway hope you don't have it because it sucks

Goosey
17-08-2011, 03:19 PM
Nobody has asked to see his workout or daily activity.

cunniff1981
22-08-2011, 04:45 PM
Just an update.
Got bloods and everything done and came back with everything normal.

Seems that I am depressed.
Basically from here it's cut my lifting back to 2 days to allow my shitty recovery to happen.
Read about how to change my mind set (to cope with lifes stresses).
Do some more cardio (as this is supposed to help with mood).

Didn't want to take any meds so, it's going to take a little time but it's getting there.

Jaxxor
30-08-2011, 06:03 PM
Good to hear you found the answer, the absolute same thing has happened to me, the memory loss is the worst factor, cannot remember a thing, and it annoys me, and just makes me more angry...

And fuck the meds, more harm than good.

cunniff1981
30-08-2011, 06:48 PM
Good to hear you found the answer, the absolute same thing has happened to me, the memory loss is the worst factor, cannot remember a thing, and it annoys me, and just makes me more angry...

And fuck the meds, more harm than good.

I haven't tried the meds, trying a few other things before that. So far what has helped the most is cutting my training days back, and thinking through each thought and emotion. I still have real bad days but they are getting fewer and fewer. Also as hard as it can be sometimes laughing and joking is a must. It's strange to look back and feel that it was so long ago that I did any of that.

Anyways good luck with your health Jaxxor.

samson-axehammer
04-09-2011, 09:23 PM
I was advised by a nutritionist that Milk or lactose is similar in structure to Gluten so if your gluten intolerant than maybe cut back on milk products as it looked like a lot of yougurt in your diet..

Romie
07-09-2011, 09:10 PM
How often do you go to the toilet and do a shit? If youre going more then twice or dont have solid stools you could have digestive problems which can give similar symptoms of depression.

some_cs_student
08-09-2011, 11:42 PM
The above point is interesting, how would you treat it if that were the issue?

Romie
09-09-2011, 08:46 PM
^ To be honest I have no idea, I have this problem at the moment and I cant see a gastro/liver specialist until October. I pretty much have problems digesting alot of food and end up shitting most things straight out within in afew hours. I suspect I may have IBS or a fucked liver as my liver enzymes are elevated. Do you have gastro problems? You have to find out whats causing it, could be a food intolerance/ allergy, stomach ulcers, bacteria imbalance in the stomach etc. If you do have problems the best way is to start an elimination diet and keep a food journal. If you have issues let me know and I can keep you informed with my progress over the next few months.

jono88
09-09-2011, 11:29 PM
Romie, u been tested for coeliacs?

Romie
10-09-2011, 04:15 PM
Yea I have came back negative. At the moment all dairy is a no go, eggs are risky and anything high in fat is very risky which IMO points it IBS assuming nothing else is wrong with me. Ive started eating alot of white bread, rice and potato which has helped as its 100% soluble fibre but if im not careful with what else I eat its off to the toilet I go.

swiz
12-09-2011, 01:35 AM
you sound generally unhealthy.

id say its a mix of little things for you

e.g drinking regularly plaus lack of sleep, not eating enough and not getting vitamins can fuck with your hormones as an example...you'll be right mate just seek proffessional help and get it sorted

swiz
12-09-2011, 01:42 AM
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cunniff1981
12-09-2011, 11:48 AM
How often do you go to the toilet and do a shit? If youre going more then twice or dont have solid stools you could have digestive problems which can give similar symptoms of depression.

I have all this too.
I do have some food issues, beer kills me (2 beers and it's head ache and blocked nose), glutten to a lesser extent. Fat doesn't bother me, I was much better on a keto diet (gastro wise), I was just an angry bastard all the other time due to lack of carbs.

It's a very interesting point you make and something to look into further. Thanks.