feeling-exhausted
By Medicover Hospitals / 07 Apirl 2022

Home | Articles | Feeling exhausted? Help Yourself With These Self-care Tips

Article Context:

  1. Eat at regular intervals
  2. Exercise
  3. Loose weight
  4. Sleep well
  5. Stay away from stress
  6. Share your thoughts
  • Do you wake up feeling tired? We all get tired and exhausted sometimes or at other times. Feeling tired may be due to work-related stress, family problems, health issues, or any other reasons. It's difficult to avoid the feeling of tiredness, but we can follow the below-given self-care tips to reduce its effects on our body and mind.

  • Get Online Consultation


    Eat at regular intervals -

  • Eating at regular intervals of time is a good habit to keep your energy levels high and prevent feeling tired and nauseous. You can eat healthy snacks every 3-4 hours, instead of having a large meal at one time.
    Try to incorporate essential nutrients in your diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, dairy products, eggs, fish, and meat. Choose higher fiber starchy foods, unsaturated oils, and drink lots of water or healthy liquids.
  • Exercise

  • Doing exercise might be the last thing you would want to do if you are feeling tired and weak. But frequent exercises will benefit you in the long run and boost your energy levels if you are feeling tired and sleepy all the time.
    Engaging in any physical activities improves the overall health of a person, such as -
    • Blood circulation and muscle strength increases
    • Enhance heart health
    • Reduces anxiety and depression
    • Controls weight
    • Promotes better sleep
    • Improve sex life
    • Prevent many other health conditions and diseases

    Author


    Dr R Meenakshi

    Dr Nagaraju Ravikanti


        MBBS, DNB

        Consultant General Physician

        Experience: 6+ years

       Location: Karimnagar

    4.8
    45 ratings

    Book An Appointment



  • Initially, begin with a small amount of exercise, then gradually increase the duration and intensity. You can try aerobic exercises, dancing, cycling, jogging, or brisk walking.
    All these physical activities will aid in preventing feelings of tiredness and keep you healthy.

    Loose weight

  • Obesity affects the overall health of a person and induces a feeling of tiredness and exhaustion. Excess body weight discourages taking part in any physical activities and makes a person feel tired all day. Therefore, it's important to lose weight.

  • Try the following tips to lose weight -
    • Eat a nutritious diet
    • Avoid sugary drinks or sweets
    • Avoid junk foods
    • Exercise
    • Sleep well
    • Weigh yourself every day
    • Don't skip breakfast
    • Keep a diary to record your daily weight and food plan

    Sleep well

  • Are you feeling tired and sleepy all day? Then get a good night’s sleep. Many individuals don't get sound sleep to stay alert and active throughout the day. Tips for proper sleeping habits are -
    • Go to bed and wake up at the same time daily
    • Avoid stress
    • Avoid taking naps during daytime
    • Avoid watching smartphones and computers during bedtime
    • Avoid a noisy environment, choose a silent place
    • Avoid caffeine before sleeping
    • Exercise during daytime

    Stay away from stress

  • The stress factor is the main cause of you feeling tired all the time. Stress takes up a lot of energy from your body, thus making you feel fatigued and exhausted.
    If you are feeling tired and weak due to stress, then try relaxation techniques to reduce stress. Tips to relieve stress are -
    • Try gym workout
    • Get a nice sleep
    • Try yoga or tai chi
    • Meditate
    • Play with pets
    • Exercise
    • Eat good food
    • Listen to music or reading
    • Spend time with family or friends
    • Counseling

    Share your thoughts

  • Sharing your thoughts with others will definitely reduce exhaustion within you. Talking to someone about your feelings helps to release emotions packed inside and provides a sense of satisfaction.
    After feeling tired all day we need someone to tell our whole day's experiences, whether good or bad. It makes us feel happier and also psychologically energetic to work better the next day. Sharing our thoughts and experiences helps to build strong relationships between two or more individuals.

  • Citations

    Second Opinion
    WhatsApp
    Book Now