Fatigue is the state of feeling unusually tired and drained of energy, both physically and mentally, and has many possible causes. Some symptoms of fatigue include weakness, exhaustion, poor concentration
1. Be a healthy eater
The more tired people get, the quicker they reach for convenience food and unhealthy snacks, and the more likely they are to skip meals and overdo stimulants such as caffeine. So, never skip breakfast, plan your meals, ensure an adequate intake of water and keep healthy snacks available at all times.
2. Top up on supplements
Iron is very important when it comes to energy. If you think you could be
3. Herbal help
In the case of chronic fatigue, it may be best to consult a
4. Keep moving
While getting enough rest is vital, it is just as important to get enough exercise. Take a walk in the fresh air over your lunch break or take the kids to the park when you get a chance. Even minimal exercise, if regular, can be hugely beneficial to your body.
Alcohol, smoking, drugs (prescription and illegal) and caffeine may initially give you a ‘quick fix’ energy lift, but this is deceptive as they ultimately lead to exhaustion. So try to dial down the bad stuff, drink more water and eat healthy – this should in itself have an enormous impact on your overall energy levels.