Fatigue: how to survive the spring
If you believe the calendar, spring has already arrived. But the mood of the majority does not spring: constantly sleepy, the efficiency tends to zero, the more it began to ache. How to overcome spring fatigue?
It would seem that all life awakens in the spring, blooms, begins to live a full life. Why do we in the first spring days accompanied by malaise and depression? Spring fatigue is a consequence of the restructuring biorhythms of our body. In winter, we have a minimum level of general activity - we mostly stay at home, we lead a sedentary lifestyle. In the summer, on the contrary, the level of our activity is maximum. The transition from one activity level to another (from biological winter to biological summer) and causes a mismatch between biorhythms and a decline in strength.
In addition, at the end of winter - early spring, our immunity is most weakened. This is due to the fact thatin our diet is insufficient of vitamins. fresh fruit and vegetables of a new crop on our table still is not present, and in "overwintered" fruit and vegetables concentration of vitamins for some months became much less. Particularly prone to destruction is vitamin C.
How to beat spring fatigue? First, you need to clearly define what is happening to you. Often what we consider to be a "spring aggravation" may be a more serious problem - chronic fatigue. anemia (anemia), depression (not a short-term bad mood, but a real depression - a prolonged mental disorder). Therefore, it is not superfluous to consult a therapist. But if you clearly know that you have a spring breakdown, we can make you happy: often you can cope with it without the use of medications.
The first tip for those who want to cope with the spring fatigue, simple but effective: "Start a healthy lifestyle." Corny? Maybe, but this advice is taken "not from the ceiling." Many health problems, including spring breakdown — a consequence of our bad habits. To them, we include not only smoking and alcohol (although they too), but also laziness, improper diet, sedentary lifestyle, downed regime of the day, absence or excess of physical exertion. So first of all you need to take care of proper nutrition, walks in the fresh air, moderate physical activity and enough rest.
Not to aggravate spring breakdown Stakhanov pace of work. Whether a successful career is ruined health? Clearly divide work and leisure, by all means try to avoid fatigue in this time of year it is particularly dangerous. And the rest sitting at the computer or TV won't bring any benefit — it is better instead to get out into nature.
In the spring it is very important to get enough sleep, so don't stay too late, if you know that tomorrow you at work. If you have insomnia - fight it with medication or folk remedies.
Your indispensable assistant in the fight against fatigue is moderate exercise. Ideally, it is worthwhile to do the kind of sport that suits you and likes (a very good choice is swimming). If you do not have the opportunity to find time for regular training, take morning exercises. Well, if instead of public transport you at least part of your daily itinerary will go on foot.
Three pledge of good mood and well-being is the light, color and air. Not zaporozhyevites curtains from the sunlight, now you need it ever. At least half an hour a day (preferably more) are in the fresh air, preferably away from cars and other pollution sources. Regularly ventilate the room in which are. Add to your life more bright colors: bright new clothes, bright fruit in a vase on the bedside table.
Oh and don't forget about proper nutrition - spring decay as a fire is afraid of vitamins. In addition to pharmacy vitamin-mineral complexes, wheat germs, freshly squeezed juices, fruits (lemons, kiwi, oranges), sauerkraut, fresh herbs, vegetable oils, fatty fish, black bread, honey, muesli, lean meat are good sources of vitamins. In fruits and vegetables - vitamin C, in bread, meat and muesli - vitamin B, in olive oil - vitamin E, in fish - vitamin D.
Spring fatigue is not inevitable. A healthy lifestyle and a good mood will help you "scare" the spring exacerbation and without any discomfort go from a gloomy winter to a sunny summer.