Tiredness: possible causes and natural remedies to recharge

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TIREDNESS, what possible causes? What natural remedies to combat it? Do you feel more tired than usual and don't know why?

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TIREDNESS, which are possible causes? Which natural remedies to counter it? Do you feel more tired than usual and don't know why? Feeling tired most of the time is normal. There physiological fatigue it appears after a certain workload, for example at the end of a long busy day. When we return home we would simply like to rest.

However, there are times of the year when the fatigue is felt more. Here then appears the seasonal fatigue. You also suffer from spring fatigue or autumn fatigue in the transition from one season to another? Even in this case, however, we can intervene to recharge and to feel better.

In the case of uncommon fatigue we speak of asthenia, that is, of a tiredness that it also occurs in conditions of rest and which can be aggravated by exertion. This kind of fatigue it is of nervous or muscular origin and can be linked to certain diseases such as severe anemia, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.

Finally, let's not forget the syndrome from chronic fatigue, a condition that goes far beyond common fatigue and that is not resolved simply with rest. When our life becomes too stressful it is time to slow down and to really start taking care of ourselves.

Seasonal fatigue: foods and remedies to counter it

Tiredness, fatigue and weakness are just some of the typical symptoms some people experience during change of season. Taking care of the power supply can be useful for recharging the batteries.

Among the regenerating and energizing foods to be consumed in view of the arrival of spring we find oats, spinach, legumes, dried fruit, oil seeds and yogurt. Almonds and pumpkin seeds in particular are energy foods which also help us to fill up on mineral salts. Oats (especially whole oat flakes) and yogurt promote proper bowel function.



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Let's not forget that among the natural remedies we have available to combat spring fatigue we find theMate herb, or Yerba Mate, which in South America is used to prepare an energizing hot drink. You can find it in herbalist's shops and in fair trade shops.

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In the case of the fatigue that overwhelms us when autumn is coming, the foods recommended for a more balanced and energizing diet are wholemeal pasta, grapes, dark chocolate and, once again, pumpkin seeds and oats, energizing foods that can help us at any time of tiredness if we feel really drained and very fatigued.

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How to relieve seasonal fatigue? Watch our video with the advice of naturopath Stefania Gangemi.

Chronic fatigue syndrome: how to deal with it

In this case, it is essential to discuss your health conditions with your doctor to understand what the causes of the disease are chronic fatigue syndrome and how to deal with it. Among the foods considered useful for reducing fatigue in those suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome we find cocoa, the Banksia Robur, an Australian plant which awakens vitality, helps to calm the feeling of stress and promotes a good mood and the desire to do things, and beetroot, which would work like a real one natural doping.

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Afternoon fatigue: how to overcome energy losses

How many of you would happily take a nap after lunch? It is not always possible for us to rest when we wish, especially if we are at work. Then there is a need to adopt some tricks to deal with the afternoon fatigue and for overcome power failures.

For example we can get some exercise during your lunch break, perhaps with a nice walk in the countryside. Contact with nature regenerates us and removes the desire to sleep. Let's not forget to drink more (the body gets tired when it is dehydrated) and to have a light lunch, to avoid that afternoon fatigue is associated with heavy and difficult digestion.

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Tiredness upon waking: how to rest better

You just woke up and you already feel tired? Maybe you haven't rested well. So to solve the problem you should take care of your rest to the fullest. They incur to disturb our rest several factors, such as the presence of light sources that disturb the sleep-wake rhythm, too many hours spent in front of the screens of electronic devices in the evening, duodenal-gastric reflux, bruxism, respiratory problems and sleep apnea.

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You should spot the causes of your bad rest and work to improve the situation. When necessary, contact an expert who will be able to help you improve the quality of your sleep. Practice of relaxation exercises before going to sleep could be a good solution if you are stressed.

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Yoga to relieve fatigue

We can learn from Yoga a simple breathing exercise to regain energy. It is useful to practice especially in the morning, just when we have the impression of already feeling tired shortly after waking up. It involves breathing for a few moments with the right nostril only, closing the left nostril. THU some information for correct practice. We also recommend that you practice the Salute to the Sun in the morning to start the day with energy.

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How many hours of sleep per night?

Among main causes of fatigue we find it poor night rest it's a low-quality sleep. It is interesting to know how many hours we should sleep each night based on our age. The experts analyzed 300 studies dedicated to sleep and drew their own conclusions, after a long work, regarding the number of hours of rest to be recommended at each age. The maximum limit set should never be exceeded for any age group. For example, between the ages of 26 and 64 we should sleep 7 to 9 hours, no less than 6 and no more than 10 hours.

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You know others remedies to relieve fatigue and regain energy?

Marta Albè

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