In spring we hear everywhere about fatigue, generalized weakness that is caused by temperature changes and excessive light. The body is exhausted, lacking in vitality and strength due to food deficiencies because in winter is consumed conserved foods that have a low intake of vitamins and minerals.
Symptoms of spring asthenia:
– Lack of energy
– Passivity and low power concentration
– Continuous state of fatigue and somnolence
– Decreased or increased appetite
– Weight problems
– Lack of tone and decreased fitness
– The need to complain
Advices for Regaining Energy
People worried, stressed, tired excessive should spend a long time out and practice in the fresh air of spring sports. Moderate daily exercise, walking outdoors, walking or cycling and fitness exercises can help a lot in strengthening the body .Doing so activates serotonin (this substance is related to the state of mind, different medicines to help prolong its effects are used as antidepressants), opposite of melatonin, the hormone produced by the pineal gland in darkness, responsible for emotions of spring fever. Such activities will help you get over the unpleasant sensations of fatigue specific. A balanced diet rich in vitamins, avoiding concentrated sweets, sugar in general, and coffee, along with a restful and enough sleep plus regular exercises are the measures to be taken by people affected by asthenia spring to gradually regain energy.
Also, to relax the body are indicated aromatic essence baths. Among the plants recommended by herbalists include: chicory, yarrow, dandelion, lettuce and nettle.
What we eat?
During this period may get in your menu seasonal greens, which have already started to appear on market stalls. It is long known beneficial influence on the body of a diet of nettles. Eating nettles is important for the body thanks to complex salts of iron, vitamin C and vitamin A. They increase resistance to infection and improve the sense of sight. Also, vitamin B12 contained by nettle has an anti-anemic, and various minerals that are endowed these plants helps to strengthen the body in dealing with spring asthenia. Lettuce and red and white loboda contain B vitamins and minerals necessary for rebuilding the nervous system of the body. Loboda has also a diuretic and depurative action. Outside the effects they have against of spring asthenia , fruits and vegetables make our diet to be more healthy. Other important elements of the diet period are processed honey and pollen. Dried fruits can be chewed alone or chopped and boiled rice mixed with milk and cooled. Important is not to be cooked to preserve intact the vitamin content.
In addition to these a nutritious diet low in pasta and sweets, but divided into four or five meals a day with high consumption of fruits and vegetables. They are also recommended especially carrots, cabbage, spinach, lettuce, onions, garlic and dill. And the fruit: apricots, plums, grapes, lemons, oranges, grapefruit, apples, juices and salads as consumed at least once a day.