12 Reasons Why You Are Tired

Not Getting Enough Sleep

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Fatigue is rampant in today’s busy world. While excessive tiredness is sometimes a sign of illness, it is often due to lifestyle.

Let’s take a look at some possible reasons for why you are tired.

1. The Most Common Cause of Tiredness Is Simply Not Getting Enough Sleep

Every person has different sleep requirements. Some people feel great after sleeping for seven hours while others need nine or more hours of sleep nightly. Pay attention to what your body is telling you about your individual needs. Have a nightly routine which promotes a restful night’s sleep. Keep your bedroom conducive to rest. Turn off the television and computer. Take advantage of your body’s natural cycles. Most experts recommend that going to bed around ten PM is optimal. Avoid caffeine and heavy meals at night.

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