Morning Fatigue

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Brighten your morning.

Wake up at the same time, and bathe yourself in sunlight. It enables your circadian rhythms, which are governed by your body’s “master clock” in the hypothalamus gland, to stay in sync with the 24-hour day. In the absence of light, your body’s sleep-wake cycle wants to delay by an average of twelve minutes every day and work on a 24.2-hour rhythm. Experts don’t understand why, but think it may relate to the sun’s seasonal shifts. That means your body wants to keep pushing your bedtime to later, but if you let that happen and still have to get up at the same time every day, you’re going to be tired.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Morning Cortisol Response

People who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) often endure months of persistent fatigue, muscle pain, and impaired memory and concentration. Understanding the physiological changes that accompany CFS, however, has been difficult, but a new study accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) reveals that abnormally low morning concentrations of the hormone cortisol may be correlated with more severe fatigue in CFS patients, especially in women.

Fatigue and morning sickness

So after a month of experiencing fatigue and just total loss of exercise motivation I went to my Dr and much to my shock I’m pregnant! It is still sinking in, found out on Wednesday and while my husband and I are thrilled it’s still damn scary.

Causes

There are many possible physical and psychological causes of fatigue. Some of the more common are: An allergy that leads to hay fever or asthma, Anemia (including iron deficiency anemia), Depression or grief ,Persistent pain

Home Care

Here are some tips for reducing fatigue: Get adequate, regular, and consistent amounts of sleep each night. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet and drink plenty of water throughout the day. Exercise regularly. Learn better ways to relax. Try yoga or meditation.

Early pregnancy: Morning sickness, fatigue and other common symptoms:

Early pregnancy has its share of discomforts. Some, such as mild nausea and fatigue, are almost universal. Others, including nosebleeds and bladder infections, are less common.

Exercise Tips for Fatigue and Morning Sickness

Fatigue is a normal part of pregnancy, especially during the first and third trimester. This doesn’t mean you should ignore it or resign yourself to being continually exhausted. As always, fatigue is a signal from your baby that you should slow down. Take the hint: Make rest and relaxation a priority. Cut back on the nonessential activities. Make sure your spouse or partner and family members are helping out with the household chores.If possible, try to get extra sleep at night or take a nap during the day. Make sure your diet is nutritious and well balanced.

Meditate in short bursts:

Take some time out from the daily grind and spend it on meditation. Even in the span of 3 minutes, meditation can decrease the stress hormones that tense your muscles and constrict your blood vessels, and boost endorphins. Quick time-outs throughout your workday are also easier to fit into a busy schedule than a longer one at the end.