FATIGUE IS A PROBLEM EVERYONE EXPERIENCES
Whether you have had a long day at work, been busy driving the kids around, or have been pushing yourself hard with extracurricular activities, fatigue is bound to happen at some point. Fatigue can make everyday activities seem more difficult, reduce productivity and concentration, and even negatively impact your health and safety. For example, twice as many workplace accidents occur in the second half of the shift compared to the first half, and several major industrial accidents have been attributed to operator fatigue.
Disturbances to our Circadian Rhythm ( our body’s internal clock) are major contributors to fatigue and can be caused by shift work, long working hours, and travel
Clearly, the prevention of fatigue is an important public health concern. It’s also an important lifestyle factor to keep in mind when making efforts to improve your overall health and wellness. When people are tired, they tend to fall into poor health habits that make the problem worse. Eating more junk food, avoiding exercise, and increasing alcohol consumption are just a few examples of activities that contribute to low energy levels. Read on for more information on how to help keep you energy levels up and your Circadian Rhythm in check!