My 16 yr old son is always extremely tired We


Q: My 16 yr old son is always extremely tired. We took him to his Dr., she did not find anything out of the ordinary other than him being vitamin deficient. We are still very concerned. What else should we explore, or should he see a specialist?

Symptoms:  He is EXTREMELY tired all the time. He used to require about 7-9 hours of sleep daily, now he is getting 12-16 hours and still seems tired. He has an acceptable diet for a teen, we limit junk food and sugar. He is an athlete, baseball and football and did fine in conditioning in both sports, but now has a difficult time getting through one baseball game.

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