Do You Always Feel Drained of Energy?

June 3, 2001

Here we give you some brief guidelines and help tips to identify how to fight that awful ‘fall asleep at your desk feeling’.

Problem: Getting up in the morning

Symptoms: Inability to motivate yourself. Feel unable to do anything

Answer: Have 1mg of vitamin C per day. Take morning walks. Oxygen is a powerful tonic.

Problem: Mid-day drop in energy levels

Symptoms: Hits around 10am or 5pm.

Answer: Take zinc, nickel and cobalt to tackle against mid-day slumps. Don’t drink too much coffee, as it won’t actually wake you up.

Problem: Stress

Symptoms: Running on nervous energy with little sleep

Answer: Vitamin C, magnesium and zinc can help. Exercise regularly and drink herbal tea containing passion flower.

Problem: End of day exhaustion

Symptoms: Desire to collapse on couch as soon as day is done.

Answer: Get enough rest. Vitamins B1, B2, B6, sodium, magnesium and manganese can help boost energy levels.

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