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    Hi I recently decided to go vegetarian. It's been a month. For a few weeks I've constantly been tired even though I'm having 9-10 hours sleep each night. Constantly lack studying and 0 motivation to do homework as well as lacking concentration. Why is this?? Been reading about it online.. Am I lacking b12?? Should I be taking b12 vitamins. Thanks 🙏🏿
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    It's totally possible that you may have an iron deficiency - it's relatively common. See your GP, they will most likely give you a blood test to confirm, and then start you on supplements hope this helps, good luck!
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    To be honest I am Vegetarian and I am always tired. I have been veggie for 6 years now and have got use to it. I get plenty of sleep and go to bed at sensible hours and all. I always here stories of people staying up late and by 10pm I am shattered. I can totally relate to this.
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    (Original post by nevemarie17)
    It's totally possible that you may have an iron deficiency - it's relatively common. See your GP, they will most likely give you a blood test to confirm, and then start you on supplements hope this helps, good luck!
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    Are you getting enough calories?
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    Are you getting enough calories?
    Yeah I eat so much lol
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    I think the main thing with transitioning to being veggie is to just take a multivitamin - I know when I get lazy with mine I can tell a difference if I'm eating badly that week (just carbs at college etc)

    Under a fully balanced diet you shouldn't have issues but let's be real, we're students, it's not always practical.
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    (Original post by nailahjr)
    Hi I recently decided to go vegetarian. It's been a month. For a few weeks I've constantly been tired even though I'm having 9-10 hours sleep each night. Constantly lack studying and 0 motivation to do homework as well as lacking concentration. Why is this?? Been reading about it online.. Am I lacking b12?? Should I be taking b12 vitamins. Thanks 🙏🏿
    Vegetarianism can put you at risk of certain deficiencies. There are multiple possibilities though so go see your doctor to get blood tests done to be sure what you have a deficiency in. You also need to know what scale deficiency you have to know how much supplement to take (again, blood tests will sort that out).

    Hope that helps
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    Don't take any vitamin before a blood test. Do a blood test to find out what is lacking in your nutrition.
    Been vegan for over 3 years no problems no supplements.
 
 
 
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