So lately, as in the past week or two I have had no energy. I was once told I was borderline anemic. I am on my feet running around my job 8 hours a day 5 days a week. I am 20 and female. Also I am vegetarian. And as much as I hate to admit it I don't do the best with taking my vitamins nor do I eat a balanced meal daily, I am lucky to find time at work to shove something in my mouth so most days I do not get to eat until the evening. Though my energy has been so low at times I can't even keep myself support or hold up my phone without being exerted. I don't have the energy to shower, but I force myself, nor hold a conversation. I've noticed an incredible amount of hair loss in the shower the other day. I haven't had the energy to do my normal workouts so I tried to even get down and stretch my body and just couldn't finish due to exhaustion. So many possibilities as to what could be wrong and I plan to see a doctor in the next week but what does it really sound like?
To me sounds like a few things to me, from experience:
Possible Anemia (Eat vegetarian foods with protein or take an iron supplement)
Lacking enough protein ( being vegetarian it's important to get protein try Quinoa, Soy beans, ToFo, Rice and Beans, Hummus and Pita, Peanut Butter etc)
Eating properly (Try 6 small meals and snacks a day. Will boost metabolism)
Excessive stress (Controlled breathing, yoga, 30mins of exercise 3 to 4 times a day)
Hair Loss (STRESS or possible symptoms of lupus. Many of your symptoms sounds like lupus or maybe fibromyalgia as I have both diseases)
Not enough proper/deep REM sleep or rest (Try a soothing bath with lavender oil, get an oil diffuser to enhance relaxation, white noise, dark, and comfortable temperate)
Cut out excessive caffeine & sugars (too much caffeine or sugar can actually make you tired or have caffeine/sugar crashes. Try de caff products or use sugar sub. I love Apriva)
Possible Vit C deficiency (drink more OJ, eat more citrus or take a multi vitamin)
Drink more water (Try to work up to a gallon a day, flushes toxcins, rehydrates body, clears skin, all systems will benefit)
Hope this helps!
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