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Fatigue is often detected from people ages 40-49 according to statistics from the Public Education survey. The study was sponsored by Prohealth in an attempt to diagnose what is really the current status of the ME/CFS situation all around the United States. The study is spearheaded by Lili Chu, MD. She said that the information they have gathered in the form of statistics is the missing point they have been looking for in research literature. According to the same study conducted, stress and anxiety is more common among middle class individuals because they tend to over exert themselves in unrealistic time patterns.

Compassion Fatigue?

stressedThis is a condition that describes fatigue inside and out for health workers and the likes who make a living caring for dying people. A mix of psychology and other stresses, it can indeed be debilitating in it’s own right for it has life changing effects. Most doctors and health workers will say they leave their work in the workplace yet that can be farthest from the truth for emotions whether on the job and at home if combined can result in such a disabling type of fatigue. [Read more...]

Hard Work and Fatigue Bad Combination

fatigueDoctors have found that working hard while fatigued may be a good sign of strength but may have a direct effect on the body’s cardiovascular system leading to disease. Extreme fatigue can damage the parts of the body that supply and distributes blood to the many parts of the body so ample rest is needed before such physical activity. [Read more...]

Fight Fatigue


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The 3 proven fatigue-fighting strategies. Some of these strategies offer an instant energy boost – just in time to shine for the 4 o’clock meeting. They require a bit more patience, but they’ll pay off big-time in the long run. Once you’ve mastered these energy-boosting strategies, any one of them can make you feel like you’ve just had a tune-up.

Energy Boost #1: Reach for energy food
You may be thinking “candy bar!” but a sugar boost will just leave you lagging again in an hour. For a nearly instant energy boost that lasts, eat a healthy snack containing protein and a complex carbohydrate.

Energy Boost #2: Get moving
For an instant energy boost, drop out of your busy life for 10 minutes and hit the road – or the hallways of your office. Walking is an energizer. Even a 10-minute walk can help you overcome feelings of fatigue.

Energy Boost #3: Take 5 and Meditate
Numerous studies have demonstrated the fatigue-fighting effects of meditation, but there’s no need to light candles, sit cross-legged, or learn a mantra. Mini-meditation can work wonders. A three-minute meditation is a way to calm you down and stop rushing.

Relieve stress in the workplace

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One of the major causes of fatigue is unnecessary stress, and most especially in the workplace. You may find it unbelievable but you can sure shape your office environment into something that would be less stressful. Here is a couple of simple tips:

Prioritize work. Working on multiple tasks at the same time may not actually save time. Perhaps devoting yourself to one task at a time can be better and may mean less revision in the long run.

Try to schedule five minute exercises. There are many �office work-outs� available online. Choose one that would suit your capabilities and needs.

Mental fatigue in workplace

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Fatigue is not just physical exhaustion but mental tiredness too. Mental fatigue occurs when a person just can’t function well anymore and his productivity rate in the workplace drops at critical level. It gets evident in a worker when he starts getting giddy and irksome and talks like there is nothing good in his work and in this world anymore.

When a worker starts to experience fatigue in his workplace, he can relieve himself from this syndrome by talking it out with his employer. He can share and relate his feelings and day to day experiences in his work and the employer can then help him evaluate his condition. This way, both worker and employer can draw positive and helpful remedies so the worker may bounce back to his usual self and regain his capacity to work.

Fatigue Management Guide

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Fatigue can truly affect a person’s health; it reduces performance and productivity within the workplace, and also increases the chance of a workplace accident occurring. The Fatigue management guide has been developed to help employers, persons conducting a business or undertaking, and workers to address the issue of fatigue. This guide is intended to raise awareness of fatigue among employers, persons conducting a business or undertaking and workers.

It does this by educating them on fatigue, how it is caused, and how it affects the human body. The guide then walks the reader through the risk Management process and how it should be applied to best manage fatigue.