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Many people suffer from feelings of fatigue especially between mid-March and mid-April.
The days become longer and the body takes around 4 weeks to find it’s balance with springtime temperatures.
During this period, the hormonal balance in our body transitions to an increase in serotonin and a decrease in melatonin.
We have put together some top tips to combat spring fatigue in our blog. Enjoy!
- Plenty of exercise in the fresh air
Take long walks out in the open air and exercise at every available opportunity, climb those stairs instead of jumping in the lift…
- Soak up the sun
This stimulates the production of the happy hormone serotonin. At the same time it will also reduce melatonin levels, which are responsible for feeling tired when it’s dark.
- Get a good night’s sleep
You should have at least 7-8 hours of solid sleep a night.
- Vitamin-rich diet
A vitamin-rich diet supplies the brain with optimum nutrients. Thus enabling greater concentration on your daily tasks and a much more productive use of your time.
- Give your circulation a boost
Showers with bursts of hot and cold water, or a sauna will boost your circulation and strengthen your immune system.
- Replace coffee with mineral water in the morning
Carbonic acid in mineral water has a similar invigorating effect as coffee – but is a much gentler way to start your day.