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Tired of being tired?

                   

Tiredness is a state of weariness with increased discomfort and decreased efficiency. It may be either due to excessive or prolonged physical or mental stress or of both or due to any illnesses. It is otherwise called as exhaustion, lassitude, lethargy, debility, etc.
 
Causative factors - Everyone might have felt tiredness by one or other time, i.e. commonly after
  • Overstrain with lack of rest / sleep
  • Any illness (fever, diarrhoea, indigestion, Anaemia, diabetes, spermatorrhoea, etc)
  • Loss of vital fluids (blood loss, excessive sweat, excessive sexual activity, during lactation period, during periods, during pregnancy, dehydration due to lack of water intake, poor eating habits, sunstroke, etc)
  • Depression with worries or lack of interest  with bored job
  • Excessive smoking, alcohol, coffee and tea
  • In elderly age with lack of strength

These are all common, but if someone happened to get tiredness with least exertion or felt tiredness in persistent manner (irrespective of nutritious food / drink, good sleep / rest and even after getting treatment) it means that they need to get treated aptly analyzing the causative factor in-depth. Commonly other causes are low blood cells / volume, low iron / calcium and other minerals, lack of adequate oxygen supply (due to environmental factors or respiratory disorders), abnormal levels in thyroid and pituitary hormones, sugar level, sedentary job and sometimes even some medication too.  

Symptoms of tiredness
  • Wants to be alone
  • Feels no strength at all to accomplish any work and desire to lie down all the time
  • Drowsiness / dizziness / headache with nausea and vomiting
  • Decreased concentration & memory loss
  • Muscle cramps / aches
  • Intermittent yawning / stretching outs
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain in body / joints

Management and prevention - Normally everyone goes for some rest or good sleep with health drinks or multivitamins to come out of tiredness. In case of any maintaining causes, i.e., night duty, untimely diet, insomnia, improper treatment for depression and anxiety, etc, they need to have life style changes and should have some therapy / exercises to get rid off the tiredness. Further one should aware that even though tiredness is not a serious disorder, it may be sometime due to any serious ailments (like leukemia, autoimmune disorders, myasthenia, multiple sclerosis, etc). So, one need to approach health professional for persistent tiredness especially if their sleep / rest is not refreshing them and their energy is not recharging after foods or drinks.

Homeopathic Approach on Tiredness Homeopathy deals more with patient’s symptoms and feelings than with the disease or its symptoms. Anyhow, as being tiredness can be caused by various factors, one needs to get investigated with blood and other required parameters according to the presentation of the complaints to rule out complications. Also one needs to express all their complaints / feelings with tried medications (if any) to the doctor to help him to select apt medicine. Even though taking health supplements / multivitamin tablets can work for time being, it is better to stimulate our body with homeopathy medicines (to have good body function) rather than providing it just substitutes or supplements. For example, in homeopathy, the minute doses of medicines will stimulate the body’s own system to absorb / secrete required amount of nutrients / hormones for the need to have better body functions and briskness.
The Homeopathic medicines commonly used for tiredness are Acid phos, Alfalfa, Arnica, Ars alb, Ars iod, Avena sativa, Bryonia, Carbo veg, Calc carb, China, Coccus, Gelsemium, Ginseng, Ipecac, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Naja, Nat mur, Picric acid, Pulsatilla, Rhus tox, Selenium, Silicea, Staphysagria, Sulphur, Ver Alb, etc. These Homeopathy medicines should be taken under the advice and diagnosis of a qualified Homoeopath.


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