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10 Feb 2004

No energy & tired, cannot cope
Dear Doc, I have absolutely NO energy. I've tried taking iron tablets and teen multi vitamins and it just is not working for me.
I got so desperate at one stage that i started taking ephadrine to keep me going throughout the day. I am at an extremely academic private school and im finding that I cannot keep awake in all my classes - I just switch off. I'm not doing well as a result of this and when I come home I cant bear the thought of doing my homework. Is there anything available similiar to ephadrine, but with less dangers, that I could get from my GP? I keep appraoching my parents about this problem and they seem to always push it to the side, saying I need to go to bed earliar or take more vitamins. I cant go on like this, please help!!

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Teen expert
Teen health expert

01 Jan 0001

Hi Mandy

I would suggest that you go for a course of B12 Injections - it works very well and will boost your energy levels.

Good luck
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