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Excessive sleepiness

I had viral more than 2 weeks ago. I recovered from it and feel perfectly fine now. But somehow I feel sleepy all the time. I can't concentrate on my work. Even 12 hours sleep isn't enough for me these days. I never used to feel this way and was always energetic during my office hours but these days I try to find excuses to take break from work only to sleep for more hours. It's affecting my productivity to a large extent and I don't know which doctor should I consult or is it just normal.
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Dr. Pankaj Kumar Delhi | General Physician
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Any viral illness can cause lethargy,  sleepiness, its can be expected even in post viral state.. Body tolerate a lot of stress during viral illness..  My suggestions is to take Tab Matilda forte 1tab daily for 3months,  plenty of water/liquids and morning walk..  You may feel more sleepy initially after morning walk but it will improve  quality of sleep.. 
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Dr. Gyaneshwar Ghaziabad | General Physician
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This may occur after any illness as it reduces immunity & nutrient stores which need to replenish. We therefore advise rest during viral illness and healthy diet including fruits salads & green vegetables in plenty. This also includes proteins in the form of eggs soyabean germinating gram & moong etc. During illness small amounts are taken frequently due to lack of appetite. Later increase the intake. Start light physical exercise breathing exercise, meditation, stress reduction. You may also take some supplements also like Vitamin C, and Iron if hemoglobin is low which can cause lithargy & sleepiness. You can also personally go to a physician to examine for any other cause & remedy. Viral infections can behave in strange manner in post viral period. But with slow recovery of immunity & effect of virus everything recovers with time. There is no cause for worry. Sleep means your body needs more time & rest to recover from the effects of illness which are difficult to evaluate.
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