Most of us tend to feel lethargic after a long day at work and he thought of doing a million household chores after that is even more dreadful. While we do not pay heed to this condition we must note that this is a medical condition and care must be taken to ensure that it does not get worse. It leads to slowing down of body functions, drowsiness and fatigue.
While our over stressful lifestyles cause this syndrome, in some cases lethargy may be a symptom of a more serious disease. In other cases, medication and certain foods may also cause lethargy. Women on diets may feel lethargic as their bodies do not receive the desired amount of nutrients it requires to perform daily functions.
How Can You Get Rid Of Lethargy?
If a certain medication is causing the feeling then consult your doctor and ask for a change immediately. Maybe the suggested dosage is higher than your body can handle.
Certain Simple Home Remedies help to take care of your situation.
-Draw yourself a hot bath and add a few drops of lavender or chamomile oils to the water. Soak your body in the water for a few minutes. This will help you take care of your situation and revives your senses.
-Drink a cup of piping hot coffee to add a zing to your senses. The caffeine in the coffee will add a boost to your senses. Do not over indulge as coffee has negative effects on your health. One cup is recommended.
-If you are constantly lethargic then chances are that your diet lacks certain nutrients. Eat a well balanced diet with fruits and vegetables. You must have 3 servings of vegetables and 5 servings of fruits daily. Drink a glass of fresh lime juice and keep your body well hydrated to battle the drowsiness.
-Take a short nap for an hour and you will wake up feeling refreshed and revived.