There can be medical reasons you are feeling tired as we are aging. There also can be a number of factors that can explain why you’re always tired, such as unhealthy lifestyle choices, stress and workplace environment. In addition, being tired can be the result of poor sleep and sore muscles.
The information listed are reasons for being tired and having poor sleep, however you should always see your doctor to help you diagnose and suggest appropriate treatments if you are suffering from chronic tiredness and poor sleep.
Anemia (iron deficiency)
Anemia is a decrease in the total amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin in the blood, or a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen. When anemia comes on slowly, the symptoms are often vague and may include feeling tired, weakness, shortness of breath or a poor ability to exercise. Source: Wikipedia
Coeliac disease (gluten)
Coeliac disease, also spelled celiac disease, is a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the small intestine. Many adults with subtle disease only have fatigue or anaemia. Source: Wikipedia
Food intolerance is a detrimental reaction, often delayed, to a food, beverage, food additive, or compound found in foods that produces symptoms in one or more body organs and systems, but generally refers to reactions other than food allergy. Food hypersensitivity is used to refer broadly to both food intolerances and food allergies. Food intolerance can be the result of experiencing constipation and fatigue. Source: Wikipedia
A food allergy is an abnormal immune response to food. The signs and symptoms may range from mild to severe. They may include itchiness, swelling of the tongue, vomiting, diarrhea, hives, trouble breathing, or low blood pressure. This typically occurs within minutes to several hours of exposure.Source: Wikipedia
Under active thyroid
An underactive thyroid can result in tiredness, weight gain and feeling depressed.
Diabetes or prediabetes
Many people who are feeling fatigued should see a doctor to check for diabetes.
Your fatigue and tiredness may be from anxiety.
With depression comes fatigue and negative thoughts that can explain why you are tired all the time.
Sleep apnea, also spelt sleep apnoea, is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing during sleep. Source: Wikipedia
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a medical condition characterized by long-term fatigue and other lingering symptoms that limit a person’s ability to carry out ordinary daily activities. Source: Wikipedia
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Infection in the upper urinary tract generally affects the kidneys (pyelonephritis), which can cause fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, and other severe symptoms.
Infection is the invasion of an organism’s body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to theinfectious agents and the toxins they produce. Infectious disease, also known as transmissible disease or communicable disease, is illness resulting from an infection. Source: Wikipedia
Circulatory system uses the heart to pump efficiently or circulate well, if this is compromised it can lead to fatigue. This is a common symptom in congestive heart failure.
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Fatigue comes with cancer.
Lethargy refers to a state of lacking energy.
Infectious mononucleosis, or glandular fever, is an illness caused by a virus that infects certain blood cells. Some people might feel extremely tired for months.
Hormonal changes are likely the cause of fatigue during early pregnancy.
Vitamin and mineral deficiency
Some of the most common causes of fatigue involve deficiencies in minerals andvitamins.
12 Deficiency or insufficiency
Vitamin B12 deficiencies are highly significant fatigue causes.
Dehydration can make you feel tired.Dehydration causes the a thicker blood consistency, resulting in slower blood flow and a higher sodium in your blood.
Poor diet or lack of eating
The foods you eat are essential. Eating habits and foods should follow a balance diet. Speak to your doctor for what is appropriate for you.
Medications Can Cause Fatigue. Some of the most common drugs that are prescription or off the counter can make you tired. Speak to your doctor if you are showing symptoms of fatigue with your medications.
Coffee is a diuretic and makes you go to the bathroom that can result in dehydration which can make you tired.
Working an irregular work schedule can result in fatigue and disturb your natural sleep cycle.
Mattress sagging, needs replacement or malfunctions.
Your sinking, sagging mattress is the culprit making you wake up tired with sore muscles.
Not enough exercise.
Not getting enough exercise can cause further fatigue. Regular exercise consult your doctor.
Not getting enough sleep and feeling tired all the time can become potential health issues.
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