Simple fatigue is usually a result of lifestyle factors that stress the body, such as a lack of sufficient sleep, lack of proper nutrition, strenuous physical activity, a bit depression, or bereavement. Viral illnesses such as flu can leave you tired for weeks afterward. Sometimes, persistent fatigue is due to an underlying condition such as anemia or a thyroid problem.
- Feeling tired.
- Poor concentration.
Home Remedies for Fatigue
- Orange: Drink a cup of fresh orange juice with a pinch of rock salt.
- Dates: Soak 5 fresh dates in a glass of water overnight. Next morning, liquefy in a blender and drink.
- Mango: Eat one ripe mango daily, and after an hour drink 1 cup warm milk with a teaspoon of ghee added.
- Juice: If the fatigue is due to anemia, take pomegranate juice, grape juice, beet juice or carrot juice.
- Honey and cinnamon: Take half tablespoon of honey in a glass of water sprinkled with cinnamon powder twice a day for about a week.
Do’s for Fatigue
- Try to spend time each day in fresh air.
- Exercise regularly, particularly if having a sedentary job.
- Try some deep breathing and muscle relaxation exercises.
- Include fresh vegetables, fruit, cereals, whole-grain products, and brown rice in your diet.
- Take a nap if you are sleepy during the day. An ideal nap lasts about 10-15 minutes.
Don’ts for Fatigue
- Never miss breakfast.
- Avoid fatty foods, salty, and sugary products.
- Avoid cold and iced drinks, especially during or after meals.
- Fatigue is persistent and sleep doesn’t help.
- Often feel tired without any apparent reason.