Getting enough rest is critical – the National Sleep Foundation suggests that adults sleep at least seven to nine hours every night to ensure balanced energy levels. Sometimes, however, adequate rest isn’t enough to boost one’s liveliness. If you’re feeling more tired than usual – even with a normal sleeping schedule – here are five serious reasons you may be living with fatigue:
1. Mylagic Encephalomyeletitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Extreme exhaustion isn’t something to ignore. According to the National Academies of Sciences, between 836,000 and 2.5 million Americans live with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome – but many individuals haven’t been diagnosed. Characterized by fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, sleep abnormalities, pain and more, this condition may be the reason you’re feeling so tired lately.
How to change? Begin by drinking fresh vegetable juice every day. Get some BarleyMax, our raw deep-green juice powder that provides missing nutrients in an easy to assimilate form.
Unfortunately, there’s a connection between depression and fatigue. Because depression is associated with feeling overly sad, anxious and hopeless, it can often lead to reduced energy levels and contribute to sleeping problems.
How to change? Depression is multifactorial and not easily conquered. But it is not hopeless. Take a look at this book, “Could it be B12?” for something you may not have connected to your condition. Consider taking B12-B6-Folate to boost mood and energy levels. Increase your magnesium intakes. Drinking fresh vegetable juice, green smoothies, and salads is a great way to do this. You can even add magnesium