For many people, simply staying alert for the entire day is something of a chore. Feeling constantly exhausted and run-down is the norm. But as it turns out, there are some everyday habits that make you feel tired. With a few lifestyle adjustments, that all-day feeling of fatigue may finally go away. Maybe you won't need that fourth cup of coffee just to survive.
Although feeling tired may sound like a simple complaint, chronic fatigue is something of an epidemic. In three U.S.-based companies, 76 percent of the employees reportedly felt tired for most of the work week, according to The Virgin Pulse Institute. Feeling tired all the time can not only affect productivity at work, but also hamper most every other aspect of a person's life.
Figuring out the cause of this seemingly endless fatigue is important. First, there are some underlying medical problems that can show up as fatigue, according to Bustle. So if you have any concerns about feeling tired all the time, then it's a good idea to have a checkup with your doctor first. But in many cases, constant feelings of fatigue can be remedied with a few lifestyle changes, according to Medical News Today. Here are a few tips that might help you overcome that all-day feeling of fogginess.