Drowsiness after eating can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'generally fatal'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose drowsiness after eating, we could:
|A Sedentary Lifestyle||27%||Unlikely|
|Stomach Acid Deficiency||4%||Ruled out|
|Gluten Sensitivity||1%||Ruled out|
|Poor Small Intestine Health||0%||Ruled out|
|Diabetes II||0%||Ruled out|
|Candida / Yeast||0%||Ruled out|
How often do you become very tired within 1-3 hours of eating a meal?
Possible responses:→ Never / rarely / don't know
→ Once a month or less
→ Once a week or less
→ A few times per week
→ At least daily
You are more likely to feel sleepy after a meal if you didn't get enough sleep the night before.
Exercise can keep you alert during the day and reduce the risk of post-meal tiredness. Many studies agree that regular exercise helps increase overall energy and reduce fatigue.