Are you mid-yawn right now wondering how you’re going to make it through the workday? Did you hit the snooze button more than twice this morning before getting out of bed? Do you find yourself dozing off mid-afternoon, wishing you were in that perfectly cozy and warm bed of yours? Unfortunately you’re not alone; in fact, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that 30%—more than 40 million Americans—aren’t getting enough sleep and are in a constant state of fatigue. But sleep shortage isn’t the only reason for our lack of energy.
Scroll down for a few scientific explanations for why you could be tired all the time.
Power Foods by The Editors of Whole Living Magazine ($19)
Rewire Your Brain by John B. Arden ($12)
Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson ($11)
Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School? by Cary Siegel ($10)
Bursting With Energy by Frank Shallenberger ($16)
This Is Why You’re Sick and Tired by Jackie Warner ($20)
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod ($15)
Beyond Happy by Beth Cabrera ($13)
Do you always feel tired? Have any of these studies helped you find the reason? Would you make any changes according to this research to get your energy back? Let us know in the comments.
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