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Feeling Tired all the Time?
Many college students suffer from chronic tiredness. They feel lethargic and find it difficult to wake up in the mornings, feel drowsy in the classes and have low energy throughout the day etc. Once in a while we all feel tired. When I was in college, there used to be some days I didn’t want to do anything but lie down on the bed. But, I met many students that felt tired all the time and some even had chronic fatigue. Sometimes no matter what they did like eat right and sleep early, they still felt tired.
There are actually many reasons why one feels tired all the time. Pin pointing the cause is very helpful in eliminating the sluggishness and feel energetic. When I was a teenager, I used to feel fatigue for a month or two in a year. I never really understood the reason for it because I ate healthy compared to many of my friends who were far healthier than I was. I understood the reason when I was researching about the problem. I found out that even though I ate healthy, my body wasn’t absorbing adequate nutrition. My digestive system was weak and once I realized this fact, I took probiotics and took care of my digestive health. Now, I rarely feel fatigue even though I eat less amounts of the healthy food compared to before.
Many people think they need to sleep for more number of hours to feel energetic and alive in the morning. But, from my experience, I realized it is not so much the amount of time you sleep, but the quality of the sleep that determines your energy levels in the morning. You can feel very energetic and well rested even with 6-7 hours of sleep provided you sleep deeply. With the practice of right kind of meditation everyday, you can even survive on less sleep. Emotional drain can also cause tiredness. Expending too much mental energy on unhealthy emotions drains the body also. So, you end up being tired all the time. Stress, constant worry and thoughts about academics and other responsibilities is a lot on the mind and body. If you think this might be the main cause of your tiredness, you should consider thinking about starting a meditation routine or calming exercise routine to relax your mind and feel fresh.
One of the best ways to tackle a health condition is to seek professional help. But, this does not mean that you have to go and pop in pills that can sometimes aggravate your condition. I personally don’t like taking harsh oral medicines. If I can correct a cause with the help of lifestyle changes, I will be much happier and willing to try. I read an article written by a popular Natural Health professional who talked about how the toxins in our bodies can have a bad effect on our health. He said that even without realizing many people are very toxic. Toxins from the food, the air, surroundings, water and other household chemicals and cosmetics can get accumulated in the body. For example, many people have tooth fillings that contain trace amounts of mercury, which is harmful chemical that can cause many health problems in humans. The doctor talked about his own experience with chronic fatigue and how he corrected it by detoxifying his body and getting rid of the toxins. So, take some time in finding ways to detoxify your body through natural ways and see if your condition improves.
The more consciousness and caring you are about your health, the faster you can point the cause for your tiredness and implement appropriate strategies.