Best Answer

Depression causes lack of motivation. Feeling sluggish and tired are a result.

Depression can also cause sleep insomnia or make you over sleep.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-09-08 03:45:10
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Conditions and Diseases

22 cards

What is anoxia

Is Meningitis caused by a bacteria or a virus

How does cancer rate in terms of leading causes of death in America

What is major depression

See all cards
No Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why does depression cause fatigue?
Write your answer...
Related questions

Does Chronic fatigue syndrome cause fatigue?

One recent study concluded that depression was the result of CFS and was not its cause

Does depression cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?

One recent study concluded that depression was the result of CFS and was not its cause

Does Depression cause fatigue?

Depression causes lack of motivation. Feeling sluggish and tired are a result. Depression can also cause sleep insomnia or make you over sleep.

How is pain connected with fatigue and depression?

It is known that pain in itself can actually cause depression. Fatigue from lack of sleep or the illness itself also contribute to depressed feelings.

Does fatigue have a causal link with depression?

Fatigue could just be a lack of sleep, but depression makes you less motivated and more apathetic.

Fatigue may be caused by?

Depression sadness

Is fatigue a symptom of major depression?

"That is an excellent question! Yes, indeed fatigue is one of the primary symptoms of major depression, however, fatigue alone is not enough to make the diagnosis for major depression as there are many reasons that a person could be tired."

Can a vitamin d deficiency cause the feeling of dizziness?

Yes it can. Also vitamin D deficiency can cause: - rickets - osteoporosis - depression - hyperparathyroidism - fatigue - obesity

Does herpes cause extreme fatigue?

Herpes can cause extreme fatigue.

Which organelle would cause fatigue?

The organelle that would cause fatigue is called the mitochondria. However, it will only cause fatigue if there's a defect in it.

Can fatigue cause A fever?

No, but fever can cause fatigue. Fevers are caused by infections.

Can poor diet causes depression?

Although it doesn't directly cause it, poor diet can contribute to depression. Improper nutrition can lead to fatigue and a compromised immune system, and that can affect our mood.

Symtoms of depression?

A few symptoms of depression are decreased energy, fatigue, and loss of interest in life.

What can be the cause for veering off the roadway?


Fatigue depression acne weight gain what is this a symptom of?

* These symptoms sound like depression or insecurity. Peer counselors or therapists are trained to help sort out these symptoms. Acne is not a symptom, but could be a cause. * Fatigue, depression, acne and weight gain are symptoms of 'masked' (hidden) food allergy/intolerance coupled with leaky gut and candida alblicans.

Depression and fatigue?

Fatigue is common among people with clinical depression. Science isn't exactly sure why, but treating your depression is the first indicated step; medication, talk therapy, and God. I am not a doctor but a patient. This is only my opinion.

Can fatigue cause stress or can stress cause fatigue?

Stress and fatigue are two sides of the same coin. Stress can definitely cause fatigue. If one is fatigued, one can become stressed out in trying to accomplish while fatigued.

What are some causes of fatigue?

The most common cause of fatigue is a lack of restful sleep. Other causes include diet, lack of exercise, and underlying health problems including anemia, depression, nutrient deficiencies or diabetes.

Can Hypocalcemia cause depression?

Hypocalcemia can cause depression

Is depression and loss of sharpness in thinking symptoms of what type of fatigue?


Can a tight jaw cause fatigue?

Tension held in the jaw can cause fatigue. Holding tension in any muscle group can cause fatigue. Holding your jaw tight can also cause neck pain and headaches.

Can vitamin d deficiency cause fatigue?

Fatigue is not a symptom of vitamin D deficiency. However muscle weakness and bone aches are symptoms of the deficiency. Other signs of vitamin D deficiency include darkened skin and depression.

What is the cause of small red dots on skin nausea and fatigue?

There are many things that can cause small red dots and nausea and fatigue. The infection cellulitis can cause nausea, fatigue, and skin rashes.

What cause fatigue?

Living life

A toxicity of which mineral damages the nervous system and causes symptoms that resemble Parkinson's disease?

Magnesium- can cause muscle weakness, seizures, fatigue, depression, and irregular heartbeats.