Fatigue & Exhaustion…Why Am I Tired All the Time and How Can Natural Medicine Help?
Do you have to drag yourself out of bed in the morning, struggle to make it through the day, and can’t wait to go back to sleep each night? Relentless fatigue is very common, but it’s certainly not normal. One leading doctor estimates that 31% of adults suffer from exhaustion that is chronic in nature – not just the occasional stay up late, next day kind of fatigue. The challenge in your effort to get back that natural energy that lasts all day is that the cause of your current fatigue and exhaustion can come from any one of many possible underlying causes and a Naturopath is well-trained to help.
When exhaustion and tired feelings become part of your everyday routine, it’s time to get busy finding some answers. The good news is by utilizing some key natural therapies with the guidance of your Naturopathic physician, you can overcome low energy permanently.
Finding the solution to fatigue is a process involved in solving the answer to the key question:
“Which root causes are potentially problematic for me individually?”
Some potential causes of your fatigue may include:
- Poor nutrition and dehydration
- Thyroid imbalance
- Adrenal exhaustion
- Sex hormone decline and imbalance
- Poor digestion
- Poor sleep
- Inflammation, Oxidative stress, Mitochondrial dysfunction
- Other causes: depression, anxiety, lack of exercise, poor detoxification mechanisms, toxic exposure
As a physician, I help my patients in the Lower Mainland answer this question and assess their own particular situation by taking a thorough clinical assessment and in some cases running lab tests.
Once we’ve answered this question for yourself, I’ll give you specific suggestions you can follow for correcting the problem areas that apply to you. These involve natural therapies that are safe, non-pharmaceutical solutions where the only side effects are improved health in other areas of the body!
You know the horrible feeling of being tired all the time, so why wait any longer? If you’re in Metro Vancouver, let’s get started and implement a plan so this new feeling of energy and vitality will motivate you to make sure that excessive tiredness never comes back again.