Even though winter is gone and the weather is warmer, many of us are feeling more tired than ever. This is due to spring asthenia, a disorder that causes irritability, difficulty in sleeping, and a certain apathy. But what symptom does the spring asthenia has and how to fight it?
What is spring asthenia?
Spring asthenia is a common disorder which makes some people feel more tired and sad during this time of year. It is a controversial issue and there are doctors who admit this condition as a disease, while others do not consider it necessary to apply any treatment.
The cause should be sought in the acclimatization of the body at the arrival of spring, such as switching to daylight saving time, the increase in daylight hours, changes in atmospheric pressure, a warmer weather, and so on.
The spring asthenia symptoms
A greater feeling of fatigue
It is said that the spring asthenia makes us more tired.
However, fatigue is also one of the most common symptoms of other conditions such as premenstrual syndrome, in women, or stress, in men. Therefore, it is difficult to know what is causing this generalized fatigue.
More irritability and mood swings
Spring asthenia causes mood swings and irritability and makes it harder for us to concentrate. Besides, in severe cases, spring asthenia may even interfere our day-to-day activities.
Less sexual desire
The spring asthenia is known to lower the sex drive for some logical reasons such as the specific tiredness, increased irritability, and lower focus power.
Increased general malaise
Almost every person is feeling a general malaise caused by the spring asthenia. We feel stomach upset, nausea, weakness, discomfort, desire to rest more, and many more.
More intense headaches
People prone to headaches, such as migraines and headaches, usually have the worst time during this season. These people will suffer from severe headaches and even dizziness due to spring asthenia.
How to combat spring asthenia
- Follow a healthy and varied diet rich in fruits and vegetables;
- Adopt an active lifestyle by doing physical activity;
- Learn to practice relaxation techniques such as breathing techniques, Yoga, and so on;
- Laugh as much as you can since laughter is one of the best remedies against the bad moods caused by spring asthenia;