A common symptom of modern day life is TATT Â? this is the shorthand that doctors and therapists use for being Â?tired all the timeÂ?. Tiredness itself is not a disease but a symptom. Tiredness can have many causes but its more common causes are hectic lifestyle, unbalanced diet and stress or more commonly a mixture of all three. It can also be caused by illness and therefore any severe fatigue without reasonable cause or accompanied by any medical symptoms must always be checked by a health professional.If you suffer tiredness then it is worth checking your lifestyle, diet and stress levels and taking some action to regain your vitality.
How busy and hectic is your lifestyle? Can you reduce in any way your Â?loadÂ? and manage a little time for yourself ?. Even 20 minutes a day of quality time for yourself will be beneficial. A 20 minute walk, relaxation session , listening to music or sitting with your feet up in the fresh air can energise and relax you.
Being constantly stressed puts our bodies into a general state of alertness and readiness with adrenalin flowing and our muscles tensed up. This eventually leads to Â?burn outÂ? of the adrenal glands with constant tiredness being one of the first symptoms. Learning to recognise and deal with your stress could eventually save your life. Constant stress can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease and other severe illnesses. Learning to Â?take your foot off the gasÂ? and slow down and achieve proper relaxation is skill. Complementary therapists are experts at helping people deal with their stress and can offer therapy, advice and support. Achieve good levels of relaxation from therapies such massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture , Shiatsu and Aromatherapy.
Improving your diet can help tackle fatigue. Complex carbohydrates (such as fruit, vegetables, wholemeal bread and pasta, potatoes, oats etc..) give a slow steady release of energy helping to avoid the tiring erratic blood sugar levels that eating simple sugars such as sweets, biscuits and fizzy drinks can give. Eating breakfast , drinking plenty of water , eating regular small meals and ensuring lots of fruit and vegetables are included , can all help. Relying on caffeine to energise you is only a temporary fix that will after the initial buzz leave you even more tired. Tiredness can also be a symptom of food allergies and intolerances so consider allergy/Intolerance testing. Foods that support the function of the adrenal glands especially are avocados, almonds, pine nuts, rice bran, salmon, and sardines and the herbs rosemary, cumin, sage, fennel, and oregano also help strengthen the adrenal glands. A good quality B Complex and Vitamin C supplement can also be of benefit.If you need professional help see a good nutritionist or Scio-Bioresonance therapist for allergy intolerance analysis.
Even if you feel fatigued make the effort to exercise. It burns of excess adrenalin, lowers stress levels and can offset the effects of stress building your stamina and fitness levels and can leave you feeling relaxed and energised.
About the author:Donna Milligan is a Nutritional and Scio Bioresonance therapist who helps her clients with a range of conditions from IBS, skin and hormonal issues to allergy , mild depression and fatigue among others . Her consultations include Wellness MOTS, Allergy/Intolerance Analysis and Menopause Naturally Consultations as well as postal nutritional consults. Specialises in making programmes suitable for the individual.More info at www.scio-wellness.com or call 01234 838880
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