Are you feeling tired after a full night of sleep? Do you crash mid-day, especially after lunch time? Many of us have been engrained to believe that this is just the ‘American way’, burning that midnight oil and fueling it with a jolt of java when we need it. The truth is, fatigue, like a headache, muscle ache or runny nose, is a symptom that something isn’t right with your health. Taking a pill for pain or downing a cup of coffee to fight off fatigue only addresses the symptom, and not the root of the problem.
Fatigue can often be a symptom of something we are doing wrong. While there can be many different causes, we’ve listed below some of the most common. It’s also a good idea to check with your physician.
Here are 5 common causes of fatigue
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