Boost Your Energy, Fight Fatigue

One of the biggest complaints wellness professionals hear from clients is a lack of energy and always feeling tired. You know– feeling pooped, sluggish and wondering why you don’t have more get up and go?

Many of these feelings are caused by natural changes in the way your body operates. Hormonal balance changes with age, so does the speed of your metabolism. As a result, internal organs change the way they operate too, and sometimes those changes effect the processes in your body that create energy. The good news is that very often there are some simple dietary changes that can help compensate for body changes over time and, in turn, pump up energy levels and drastically reduce fatigue.

Here’s a short list of easy-to-do dietary and behavioral tips to keep yourself going strong. Bet you’ll find at least one surprise here!

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Massage and Chronic Fatigue

Fatigue, also referred to as tiredness, exhaustion, lethargy, and listlessness, is a physical and/or mental state of being tired and weak. When somebody experiences physical fatigue, it impairs their ability to function at their normal levels of physical ability. Mental fatigue is characterized by feeling sleepy and being unable to concentrate properly.

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an illness in which mental fatigue presents itself with often debilitating results, for periods of 6 months or more (3 months in children or adolescents. Fatigue is a common symptom in many illnesses, but CFS is comparatively rare.

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