If you need to have a cup of coffee or several cups just to function you are like many other men. According to the Harvard Health Publications fatigue is the most common reason adults visit the doctor.
There are some ways you can help your body increase energy levels.
Exercise can help improve circulation, reduce tension, and release endorphins which are responsible for happy feelings in the body.
Eat small snacks during the day to give energy and reduce the feeling of fatigue. Large meals can make you tired.
When the body goes from full to a feeling of emptiness it can also lead to fatigue.
Get Some Sleep
Sleeping well will help you feel better in the morning. You will also be able to deal with aches and pains.
High-stress levels can reduce energy. Find a way to handle the stressful situation in your life.
Play Some Music
Listening to music will help keep the brain alert.
Smell an Energizing Smell
Scents including citrus fruit, peppermint, and rosemary can help give the senses a boost and will help improve focus.
Enjoy the Outdoors
Aim to get at least 30 minutes of natural sunlight each day. This will help boost serotonin levels in the brain which will help increase happiness as well.
Laugh a lot
Laughter will help increase the heart rate and allow the muscles to be stimulated to reduce the feeling of fatigue. You can even get your coworkers to join you in for a good laugh.
Avoid Energy Boosters
There are a number of energy boosters on the market. While they may give you a temporary fix they will cause a drop in blood sugar levels. Also, be wary of alcohol and some over the counter medication that may lead to drowsiness.