20 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time That Have Nothing to Do with Sleep

The real reason can be a lot more serious than the occasional lack of sleep

People are used to being in a hurry all of the time so many don’t pay attention when their body feels tired. A YouGov survey on sleep habits found that only about one in seven wake up feeling fresh every day of the week.

Nearly half of Americans sleeping 7 to 8 hours a night reported feeling tired or fatigued up to three times a week.[slideshow:99377]

The reason why so many people don’t feel rested may have nothing to do with the quality or quantity of sleep they are getting.

Don’t underestimate what lethargy can do to your overall health. Many people suffer from mood swings; some gain weight; others find it harder to get motivated at work or at home.

Frustration can settle in while you are trying to balance the need for more sleep with the need to spend time with friends and family or be more productive.

When tiredness is not relieved by enough shuteye, good nutrition, or a low-stress environment, it should be evaluated by a health professional

If you know you’re doing everything right – not going to bed too late, sleeping for 7-8 hours a night, keeping your bedroom dark and cool, don’t stare at your phone or TV in bed – but still wake up tired and don’t feel any more energetic throughout the day, you may be suffering from one of the following conditions. 

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