How to Not Be Tired
The million dollar question in today’s world of hustle and bustle is how do I do it all and not be exhausted by the end of it? Or how can I do it all when I am so exhausted? There are several factors which can add to this ranging from brain health, underlying physiological healthy, symptoms and poor lifestyle habits.
Psychological illness like depression or anxiety have been shown to correspond to lethargy fatigue and tiredness. It can be so severe at some point that you may need to seek professional help, and it might manifest in additional physiological symptoms. If you feel you might suffer from depression, consult our doctors.
Underlying physiological symptoms can add to stress levels in your body. These can naturally make you feel more tired without you even knowing it. Tiredness or fatigue here can range from a variety of causes from the common cold or flu to cancer. Once again, if your tiredness persists, we recommend consulting a professional at the earliest.
The real issue is that it is too hard to place where tiredness may stem from. That’s probably why your physician will conduct a series of tests. You may have just not gotten enough sleep and that is the long and short of it. So do not get yourself worked up. With that being said here is the Ayurvedic stance.
Ayurveda and Tiredness
When it comes to tiredness or fatigue Ayurveda has a pretty simple, straightforward answer. All the three doshas are out of balance. If you would like to know about your dosha type or even learn about doshas check out our page here. This can be caused by overexertion and strangely, a lack of use of your body. Not moving yourself enough, or going for a power walk or a run can actually add to a feeling of fatigue. Ayurveda advises you to exercise in moderation to help preserve your life force or ojas.
Ayurvedic Medicine for Fatigue and Tiredness
Below is a list of Ayurvedic herbs for energy which if taken in the recommended doses can combat fatigue.
Ashwagandha. Take 1 tablet twice a day. You can find ours online here. Ashwagandha has been shown to help with blood health, digestive health and most importantly increase energy levels.
You can also take a healthy source of fats to naturally increase your energy levels. You can either supplement with an Omega 3 supplement or snack on a handful of almonds or walnuts. Keep it to a handful though because nuts can pack on the calories.
There you have it, make sure you stay hydrated, get adequate rest and use our tips to stay on top of your game.
Try some yoga, which has been known to have rejuvenating properties that boost your energy.