Fatigue is the feeling of weariness, lack of energy and drive. It could occur physically, mentally or both. Fatigue doesn’t make you feel drowsy; however, it can be accompanied by the need to sleep. It is also accompanied by apathy, or may even occur independently. People’s definition of fatigue exudes different description and terms such as tired, indifferent, weak, or even depressed. Fatigue can be subtle or extreme which can affect the way you go about your activity. The most common form of fatigue is emotional and mental fatigue which occurs to people who undertakes stressful physical and mental activity. Subtle or normal fatigue goes away few hours after the physical or mental activity reduces or the individual takes a rest. While some fatigues occur with diseases and syndromes. Fatigue is caused by three main factors which include; lifestyle factors, health issues and mental issues.
Many people have used the term “weakness” to explain how they feel when experiencing fatigue. Lack of energy, concentration, tiredness, weakness, difficulty starting or completing tasks are all symptoms of fatigue. Severe symptoms include fainting, syncope (loss of consciousness), near-syncope, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, etc. these symptoms are what we use to detect the causes of fatigue. These symptoms are also what each individual felt while they were under the hold of fatigue. When you experience symptoms such as sleeplessness, inability to think of what triggered your fatigue, high body temperature, insomnia, depression, anorexia, rectal bleeding, chronic headache, shortness of breath, faster or slower heartbeat, excruciating pain in the abdominal or pelvic region, and several other symptoms attached to health issues, then it is time to visit a health practitioner.
Fatigues can be caused by your daily activities that deprive you of rest or other ways of life that tends to be cumbersome. For instance, you could be fatigued from the following: weight gain, lack of sleep, emotional burden, boredom, grief, substance abuse, inadequate nutrition, medications and physical exhaustion. Breastfeeding and too much exercise routine can also cause fatigue.
There are several health issues that cause fatigue, in fact, the list is endless which makes it very important to visit a doctor or a fatigue relief practitioner like us for proper and precise diagnosis of what the problem could be. Some of the health causes of fatigue however, include; insomnia, obesity, anemia, diabetes, arthritis, eating disorder, thyroid, liver diseases, cancer, nutrient deficiency, medications, malnutrition, long term infection, autoimmune diseases, AIDS, heart failure and so on.
Mental Health Issues
Mental health issues also contribute to the causes of fatigue. It can be influenced by several factors such as genetics, daily habits or environment. The common symptoms it shows are anxiety, depression, numbness or lack of empathy, forgetfulness, irritability, fright etc. these symptoms are mostly always triggered by stress and emotional misery which is accompanied by nervous or mental breakdown. If you experience any of these symptoms or feelings, it is best to visit a medical practitioner. However, we are excellent at helping you eliminate all symptoms of fatigue and give the utmost relief from it.