Autumn fatigue: what to treat in September?

Back to work, back to school, mental load, stress, low light and temperatures: Fall fatigue begins about a week after returning from summer vacation. Tips to apply without delay!

Autumn fatigue begins About a week after returning from summer vacationBeginning of the school year, resumption of work and continued pace of activities ’cause stress and An unpleasant feeling of fatigue slows down the activity and energy accumulated during the summerAdded to this is Gradual decrease in brightness and temperature. Thus,This fatigue will escalate“.

We must be able to intervene before the fatigue begins, as soon as early september. “You should know it in Chinese medicine (which physical therapy refers to when it comes to rhythm, balance, and season, editor’s note), Autumn begins on August 8, Too early. For us, in Europe, at our latitude, we must Work on the phenomenon of seasonal fatigue since the beginning of the school year in September.“By delaying consideration, fatigue will manifest itself in a physical, general and/or muscular way, and then quickly lead to mental exhaustion.”This fatigue can cause oxidative stress, disturbing the senses, especially eyesight, before emotional and intellectual balance is reached, by perturbing cognitive functions such as concentration.explains Marie-Ange Guillemet.

To compensate for the increase in energy expenditure associated with a decrease in temperature, an increase in activities and a stressful rhythm, it is necessary Prefer to go on a diet?More digestible, easy to absorb, rich vitamins and mineralsSeasonal, preferably organic and local: Apple, pear, grape, ginger, zucchini, cabbage, black radish, endive, fennel, and the root vegetables (Carrots, parsnips, etc.) must be consumed Priority, without overtakingIt is also recommended Go to bed 30 minutes earlier.

If fatigue persists, see your doctor.

a grape cure Over the course of a day, a week, or 15 days, energy can be restored. But bewareMarie-Ange Guillemet warns, Detox therapy or monodite is not Not recommended for people who are already very tired. This treatment will have the opposite effect: increased fatigueIn general, it is necessary to work This season’s vitamin-rich food treat : Apple, pear, grape, ginger, zucchini, cabbage, black radish, endive, fennel, and the root vegetables; Finally, against fatigue, a Magnesium treatment It can also do good. Magnesium is available without a prescription in pharmacies.

► In herbal injections : ginseng, guarana reboost.

Vitamins in food supplements : Fatty Vitamin C is essential to fight fatigue. she prefers Acerola can cause digestive upsets. It binds perfectly with coenzyme Q10. Clams and chlorella have an interesting re-enhancing and detoxifying effect.”, provided you are not already in a state of exhaustion. These supplements are generally found in capsule form, preferably organic. “For people with low spirits, whose emotional state of exhaustion has reached their state, Vitamins of group B, magnesium bisglycinate (better assimilation) Advise“.

essential oils (hey): Black spruce or essential oil pepper mint It has the property of affecting the adrenal gland and thus the kidneys to strengthen the body. Mint should be used very carefully. Only in a trace (less than a drop) to be deposited on the palate or on the sides of the nose. Pine essential oils, where rosemary with cineole (in trace) can be deposited on a handkerchief to be inhaled.“It could be so Diffuse to work on fatigue : “Citrus essential oils (in particular lemon, bergamot, bitter orange) favorite and Damask rose will be more useful in case of advanced depression. Pregnant and lactating women and children under 6 years of age should refrain from using it.

To avoid autumn stress, the ideal thing is to do this Anticipate your symptoms. From the first week to resume activities, work, school rhythm and return from summer vacation, it is necessary to take responsibility.

  • Eat seasonal products rich in vitamins and minerals to avoid deficiency.
  • Expose yourself to light and get oxygen every day.
  • move your body And stay dynamic by doing a regular activity: walking, sports, yoga…
  • Get enough sleep, 8 hours a night.
  • Consumption of bee products : daily honey, “Pollen and propolis as a treatment during the winter months, an average of three weeks of treatment, followed by a one-week rest period, repeated over three months, is excellent for strengthening immunity.
  • se detoxifies by one birch sap treatment, Or a short mono diet (a day or a week of grapes for example).
  • Diffuse citrus essential oils At home (lemon, bergamot, bitter orange). These essential oils act on the nervous system. they allow Fighting moral fatigueexpert says.

If fatigue persists, see your doctor.

Thanks to Marie-Ange Guillemet, Botanical Aromatherapy Consultant and Aromatherapy Specialist.