Are you tired? How to know when it is a medical concern

Dr. Deborah Plate is a family medicine physician, clinical associate director at the Center for Family Medicine, and Family Medicine department chair at Cleveland Clinic Akron General.
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Are you tired? Yes, that sounds like the punchline to a bad joke: We’re all tired.

But how do you determine whether your fatigue is a normal part of your everyday life or whether it is a sign of a potential medical condition?

Dr. Deborah Plate is a family medicine physician, clinical associate director at the Center for Family Medicine, and Family Medicine department chair at Cleveland Clinic Akron General.

For this month’s Healthy Action’s topic, I spoke with Dr. Deborah Plate, a longtime family medicine physician, clinical associate director at the Center for Family Medicine, and Family Medicine department chair at Cleveland Clinic Akron General.

The Healthy Actions column is a monthly look at a different medical topic of interest with a local medical expert. To read previous columns, go to www.tinyurl.com/BettyHealthyActions

The following is an edited version of the interview. There is also a Now You Know Akron podcast and a video of the interview available.

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