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@sleep4awhile, Good Morning and Welcome to Connect. I used to work in my local school system as a classroom assistant and later as a teacher. I absolutely must say, "Thank you" for your service to children by your lunchtime cafeteria duty.
As I read your post and the symptoms that you listed, I can feel your discomfort and confusion. I am not at all surprised that you would need a nap after a hectic lunch preparation, serving, and cleanup shift, however since you are experiencing other symptoms, I agree that you proceed to finding answers.
I know that with your scheduled work days, it can be difficult to get time off, but I think that you should make an appointment with your PCP-Primary Care Doctor for a complete check-up. If I were you, I would copy the list of symptoms that you have listed here along with your concerns, and take it with you to the appointment.

Why not give your PCP a call today and see if you can get an appointment?

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Welcome to Mayo Connect. This group is so helpful for me. I will suggest that you keep a 7day diary of all your activities. Start with time of day, list all of your foods consumed at each meal, list routine activities during the day. List symptoms nothing what time they occurred and how long they lasted. Take your b/p and pulse( if possible when symptoms start). Take them standing &sitting. You can use your cell phone to record your daily diary. Because the dr’s time is limited make a graft at the end of each day to see if there is a pattern to your symptoms. What makes your symptoms worsted ? What makes them better? This will provide accurate information for your dr. Also note your sleep patterns. I know this may seem like a lot, but use your phone to record daily activities, and your computer to help you graft information to paper. This will help paint a picture of your symptoms to share with your dr. Good luck