You may be reading many articles about how, in order to lose weight, you need to eat less calories and exercise more. This may be very good advice for many however if you’re too tired to exercise then there may be underlying health concerns you need to address. Always consult a doctor if you’re worried about your health however here are a few things you ought to consider before buying fat burners.
Hypothyroidism – Many people with hypothyroidism are often accused of eating too much and being lazy. As a result it can be very difficult to get a diagnosis and the internet is littered with stories of people who’ve struggled for many years with undiagnosed hypothyroidism. Symptoms to look out for include fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, depression, dry skin and hair.
If you feel you have hypothysoidism but can’t find a doctor to prescribe the correct medication, you can try natural supplements such as kelp, B complex, selenium, manganese, tyrosine and thyroid glandulars.
Anaemia – Anemia is well known for causing fatigue as the low red blood cells reduce the amount of oxygen getting to the cells in your body. There are different types of anemia and usually it’s associated with iron deficiency however a deficiency in vitamin b12, folate, vitamin b6 and copper should also be considered.
Supplements that can help include iron (avoid ferrous sulphate), B complex, copper (balance it out with some zinc), magnesium and sea salt.
Insomnia – More and more people are having problems with getting enough sleep and it’s easy to then become addicted to sugary and fatty foods in order to provide some energy. There are a number of tips you can look at to help you get to sleep better these include avoid watching TV before going to be, have a bath before going to bed and block out all forms of light so that your room is pitch black.
Melatonin is your sleep hormone and you can either take melatonin supplements or take supplements to help your body make its own melatonin. These supplements include vitamin B6, magnesium, zinc, B12 and folate.
Adrenal Fatigue – When you’re stressed, not eating properly or become ill with an infection it can cause your adrenal glands to become exhausted. The stresses in your life (physical or emotional) the more likely you’ll develop adrenal fatigue. This can cause a variety of symptoms include tiredness, problems sleeping, mood swings and weight gain.
Unfortunately adrenal fatigue isn’t widely accepted by the medical community and so it can be difficult to receive proper treatment. There are many supplements on the market to help re-build your adrenal strength such as vitamin C, vitamin E, B complex, adrenal glandular and ashwaganda. Also make sure you add in plenty of sea salt to your diet.