Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Always tired
    Pandora7704 posted:
    I have an office job, sitted on my desk for almost 8 hours a day.

    I usually walk for 10-15 minutes at lunch time and do the same when going home in the end of the afternoon.

    I'm 34, not overweight (but will be if this doesn't get better), have some allergies, but nothing major. I have a balanced diet (not perfect, but ok by the standards).

    I sleep 7 hours or more a night.

    Why don't I have energy by the end of the day to do anything?

    I'm so desperate that I started taking vitamins supplement, which I've never done before.

    Will it help? Or is this all in my mind?
    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Pandora and welcome,

    How long has this been going on for you? If it's more than a week or two, be sure to discuss with your medical provider.

    And what vitamin supplement are you trying?

    Is there anything else going on in your life lately? any added stress?

    Knowing the answers to the above question may help others offer some suggestions here.
    sleepingmikeawake responded:
    What you are describing is EDS which can be caused by many things. If this has gone on for some time now and you are experiencing it on a day to day basis you would best be served by getting checked out by your Personal Dr. or if your insurence allows go straight to a Sleep clinic or specialist.
    I went the other way round because all the other things besides EDS led me to think it was a brain tumor or something like that. So it took a long time before I ended up in the right place to get the right diagnoses.

    Helpful Tips

    soothing sounds
    I find that when im having trouble sleeping a sound machine helps me get to sleep More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 2 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Sleep Disorders Center