Tiredness: Feeling tired either physically or mentally
Introduction: Tiredness can be simply a matter of an over-busy lifestyle, or it may be the symptom of a serious medical condition. Note that for tired symptoms, it is important to specify whether they are from lack of sleep (see drowsiness), or whether they refer to physical or muscular tiredness (see fatigue or weakness). In some cases, these two categories may overlap or cause each other. Any symptoms of excessive tiredness need professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Tiredness:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
- Symptoms of the Silent Killer Diseases
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- Deaths and sudden death
Symptoms related to Tiredness: fatigue (232), weakness (227), drowsiness (51), prostration (16), weakness (227)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Tiredness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Tiredness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Some of the more common causes of "tiredness" may include:
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Psychological disorders that may cause tiredness include:
- Alcohol withdrawal
- Drug withdrawal
Conditions listing symptoms: Tiredness: The following list of conditions have 'Tiredness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Tiredness: The following list of conditions have 'Tiredness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
- Risk Factor Center
- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center