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When It's Not Just Exhaustion

Posted Dec 27 2009 10:27pm
Tired All the Time?

If you can’t pinpoint why you’re so fatigued, these tests can help you determine why you're dragging.

By Julie Evans

When It’s Not Just Exhaustion

We all tend to blame fatigue on a too-busy lifestyle. And much of the time we’re right.

If you feel tired all the time, don’t blow it off. Give yourself about 2 to 3 weeks to make some lifestyle changes. Get more sleep, trim your social calendar, eat more wholesome foods, drink more fluids, take a multivitamin, and cut back on caffeine and alcohol.

"If you're still feeling the symptoms of fatigue after those changes, then you need professional help," says Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, an internal medicine doctor in Atlanta. Excess exhaustion could be the sign of a more serious medical condition that can be treated. Here are the 7 most common problems to know about.

To find out more please click here (Prevention Magazine)

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