Choices Concerning Low Energy in Men – Pt 6

Why Men Have Low Energy (Serial) – Part 6

What Causes Low Energy in Men and What are Their Choices

Deeper concerns

Fatigue can be an important symptom of deeper health issues. Conditions that can cause fatigue include:

liver failure
kidney failure
heart disease
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
type 1 and type 2 diabetes
chronic fatigue syndrome

(If you have or suspect that you have any of the above conditions, do not hesitate – See Your Doctor RIGHT AWAY! Fatigue may be caused by these conditions, but in reality fatigue is not what you need to be worried about. Get a handle on the cause of the fatigue and avoid other, more serious, effects.)


Medications can also cause fatigue, including certain pain medications, heartFatigue from medications medications, blood pressure drugs, and some types of antidepressants.

(Should you feel any medications are the underlying cause of your fatigue, get expert medical help. A simple request to your doctor to change medications to avoid fatigue often gives dramatic improvement.)

Substance Dependence

Fatigue can also result from excessive caffeine consumption, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and the use of antihistamines and cough medications.

(We hope it is obvious, in these situations, that you may need to make some lifestyle changes. Ask for help from a qualified counselor to guide you out of over-dependence on such substances.)

A portion of this sixth excerpt (of seven) is from an article, published by, that was drawn from publications by the following organizations –

– National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
– Sleep Foundation
– Mayo Clinic
– National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

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About Rob Dunn

In my youngin' days, I grew up on a farm in Kansas. Now I live near an Air Base overseas and work my Network Business worldwide. What a switch, huh? Yes, I learned a lot over many years but the most important lesson I learned is "We ALL have a Choice as to what we want to achieve in life!" Welcome to Great Daily Choices blog!
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