Postprandial somnolence
Post-prandial somnolence (colloquially known as The Itis or a food coma) is a normal state of drowsiness or lassitude following a meal. Post-prandial somnolence has two components – a general state of low energy related to activation of the parasympathetic nervous system in response to mass in the gastrointestinal tract, and a specific state of sleepiness caused by hormonal and neurochemical changes related to the rate at which glucose enters the bloodstream and its downstream effects on amino acid transport in the central nervous system.

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Narcolepsy, post-meal sleepiness, and what to eat to stay alert
Dec 1, 2009 ... Basically, Postprandial somnolence has two components, both of which causes one to feel sleepy after a meal. First, there is a general state of ...
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Post-prandial somnolence (colloquially known as The Itis or a food coma) is a normal state of drowsiness or lassitude following a meal. Post-prandial ...
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Why do I get a slump in mental energy after eating a meal ...
Dec 27, 2010 ... Medically known as Postprandial somnolence, a food coma isn't an actual coma but rather a lack of mental energy that people often experience ...
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Postprandial somnolence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Post-prandial somnolence (colloquially known as The Itis or a food coma) is a normal state of drowsiness or lassitude following a meal. Post-prandial ...
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Post-Prandial Philosophy
Post-Prandial Philosophy
Grant Allen, 2006
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Handbook of Nutrition, Diet and Sleep
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Victor R. Preedy, Vinood B. Patel, Lan-Ahn Le, 2013
Therefore postprandial drowsiness appears to be a systemic symptom common to different FGID. The results of these studies suggest that luminal distension of any tract of the digestive system may induce sleepiness in FGID patients, thus ...
Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Two Volume Set
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Mealshighin fatare associated with particularly pronounced Postprandial somnolence.Animal research suggests that extremedietary fat restriction, however,resultingin reduced plasma lipoprotein levels,mayfavor aggressiveness. Suchfindings ...
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Dan Kenner, Yves Requena, 2001
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Evaluation of the squeeze induced somnolence (flopping reaction) in neonatal foals: A clinical field trial.
Evaluation of the squeeze induced somnolence (flopping reaction) in neonatal foals: A clinical field trial.
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