Is Falling Asleep After Eating a Sign of Diabetes? It Can Be — Here’s How To Tell

woman asleep on her arm while holding a cup of coffee with a plate of cookies next to her

Many people may not realize that being fatigued after eating or reaching for an afternoon coffee pick-me-up isn’t just a normal part of the day. The article focuses on the potential causes behind post-meal fatigue, such as diabetes, and underscores the importance of maintaining a balanced diet and overall health.

Terri DeNeui, DNP, a board-certified nurse practitioner, hormone health expert, and founder of EVEXIAS Health Solutions, stresses the role of a balanced diet and hormone health in avoiding being fatigued after eating and the “midday” slump. She also explores how issues like unmanaged stress, poor sleep quality, medication side effects, and hormonal imbalances can all contribute to daytime sleepiness and encourages both men and women to consult their medical providers for personalized, hormone health care.

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