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Hi, i read the article about TATT that you guys posted. I've been looking for the answer of my tiredness for a long time, i don't do anything but go to school, and i even calculate when i am supposed to sleep so i can make sure that i sleep a minimum of eight hours since i have to wake up at 6 30 am everyday and sometimes i wake up at 7 am because of how tired i am. I don't know what gets me so tires, i don't suffer from any syndrome or illness, the only thing i have is allergies wherever theres dust. I can barely put attention in class, and theres nothing stressing me. I take tennis one hour, two times a week, and i do nothing because i feel so sleepy. I barely get out of my house, because when my friends ask me to go out with them, i make up some excuse so i don't have to get up and change. At first i thought it was just laziness, but it's extreme that i am always tired and sleepy. I read a comment the other day that said that TATT was caused by watching too much TV and using a lot a computer; and that's all i do. I want to know if TATT syndrome is what i have, and what can i do to be better.


Answered by : maneesh on Wed, 22 Feb 2012

Hi! Feeling tired all the time is a complaint described by patients. It is not a syndrome as such, but it has been researched and talked about, inconclusively.
Tatt requires an assessment first by a physician who can investigate and rule out simple common causes of fatigue. If no obvious cause can be found, then a visit to a Psychologist or Psychiatrist would help in identifying psychological causes if any.
If all else fails, seek a therapist/counsellor who can help yo overcome the impairment in your life by CBT.
Dr Maneesh Gupta


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