What Causes Tiredness? Natural Remedies To Prevent Exhaustion

Question: I am 25 years old married woman, working part-time and mother of 15 months old boy. I am always tired and exhausted physically and mentally no matter how much I sleep. I take 2 to 3 naps a day. Headaches range from mild to severe with or without nausea and/or vomiting.

Answer: There are several causes for you to feel tired or exhausted. Most of the causes are related to emotional causes, while a few are attributed to physical causes.

Physical causes of tiredness and exhaustion:

  • Being overweight or underweight.
  • Suffering from anemia, thyroid disorder or asthma.
  • Pregnancy may also cause tiredness.
  • Sleep apnea and insomnia can cause tiredness.

Emotional causes of feeling tired and exhausted:

  • Stress and worries are associated with feeling of tiredness.
  • Depression, anxiety and apprehension are also related to a sense of tiredness.
  • Other causes include disturbed sleep, taking nap during the day, etc.

Natural Remedies For Tiredness And Exhaustion

  • Maintain a sleep routine. Keep a fixed time for going to bed and getting up in the morning.
  • Don’t take naps during the day to avoid tiredness.
  • Having a warm bath before going to sleep will be helpful to cure fatigue.
  • Avoid coffee, smoking or tea before going to bed.
    Nicotine and caffeine tend to cause wakefulness.
  • Ensure a balanced diet and avoid overeating to prevent exhaustion. Eat small quantities of food.
  • Avoid eating dinner after 8 pm.
  • Moderate physical exercise will promote a sense of health and will help you sleep effectively.
  • Homeopathic remedy for tiredness – Passiflora 30, 4 pills taken 2 hours prior to sleep will be very helpful. It will help you get a peaceful slumber and you will wake up fresh and full of energy.

One Comment

  1. Annie said:

    Great tips for combating fatigue! Many of us deal with unexplained exhaustion, and I’ve found that 9 times out of 10 nutrition plays a huge role in this. Hardly any of us get the nutrition we need from our processed food diets, and it is hard to get the recommended daily servings of fruits and veggies regularly. I have found that supplements – everything from vitamins to probiotics – can really help replenish the body with the nutrients it needs to get energy levels back up where they should be.

    September 8, 2009

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