If you find that you wake up in the morning and you lack the energy you need to conquer your day, then you may be suffering from fatigue. Fatigue is also known as tiredness and exhibits itself in the form of a lack of motivation, mental exhaustion, and physical exhaustion.
Fatigue can affect all aspects of your life and may be caused by a number of different factors.
What Causes Fatigue?
Fatigue can be caused by poor blood supply to the tissues of the body, an illness that affects your metabolism, infections, inflammatory diseases, and can even be a side effect due to certain medications. It can also be caused by depression, the lack of physical exercise, or even poor habits and routines.
Before you begin to treat fatigue, you should narrow down the cause to find the best treatment for your situation.
The Symptoms of Fatigue
Fatigue can cause many symptoms that include physical, mental and emotional signs and symptoms like the following:
- Chronic tiredness
- A persistent headache
- Weakness in the muscles
- Impaired ability to make decisions
- Irritability and agitation
- Sore muscles
- Lack of energy
- Slower than normal reflexes and responses
Natural Ways to Fight Fatigue
If you are one of a million people that suffer from chronic fatigue, then you should consider some of the more natural approaches to treating it.
Sleep and Exercise
Fatigue often causes disturbed and complex sleep patterns which cause you to not get enough sleep. It is recommended that we get at least eight solid hours of sleep each night so increasing the amount of time you dedicate to sleep and improving the quality of sleep can help you begin to fight off your fatigue.
Exercising regularly and getting into a routine to do so can also help. Start out slowly and then as you exercise more and more, you can gradually begin to increase the duration and the type of exercise you do. Stretching and exercising are also good to combat the symptoms associated with fatigue like sore and achy muscles.
Incorporate Essential Oils into Your Life
Essential oils found in lemons, oranges, and limes are all great ways to help combat fatigue and will help keep your mind focused and elevate your mood. When you get up in the morning add a few drops of lemon essential oil to your nebulizing diffuser too boost your energy levels and clear your mind. It can be more effective and longer lasting than a cup of coffee.
Essential oils can also help boost your energy in the middle of the day. If you find yourself losing fuel fast and need a natural and effective way to increase your energy without sugar or caffeine then take a moment for a quick therapy session from your Mobile-mini battery operated aromatherapy diffuser.
Ginseng has an extensive history and is one of the most popular healing herbs used in Chinese culture. Ginseng balances hormones produced by the adrenal gland that help the body cope with stress. It also regulates the cortisol in the body helping us rest more peacefully and comfortably. It seems to give us a boost of energy which is very effective at fighting off fatigue.