You often are so tired that you can barely
get through the day at work, and you have little or no energy
for your partner, your children, running errands, and the like.
Some people don't complain so often as often like some others,
but they may suffer just as much.
There are lots of reasons that you might
be fatigued. Depression, stress, overwork, lack of exercise, sleep
disorder, side effects of medication, and dietary habits are among
Fatigue can be a symptom of many different
serious illnesses, but most often it is not. If you're eating
well and getting plenty of rest yet are still constantly tired
for more than six months even with vacations, then you should
go consult your family doctor.
Fatigue from sleep deprivation also can be serious because it
makes you more likely to have an accident. Sleeplessness could
cost U.S employers more than $18 billion a year lost of productivity,
the National Sleep Foundation estimates. Some guys may suffer
from chronic fatigue syndrome, a mysterious ailment characterized
by lethargy, sore throat, headaches, muscle pain, and other symptoms.
Only about 1 out of 1,000 adults, however, is thought to have
Listening to upbeat music can be a great
way to find some extra energy but not pop and hard rock music,
because it can make you jitterier than energized. --- Barbara
Anne Scarantino in Music Power: Creative Living through the Joys