Lethargy is a symptom that causes you to feel sleepy or fatigued and sluggish. This sluggishness may be in terms of movements or in thinking. You’re described as lethargic if you have these symptoms.
Lethargy can be related to an underlying physical or mental condition.
Lethargy can cause some or all of the following symptoms:
- changes in mood
- decreased alertness/ability to think
- low energy
People with lethargy may act as if they are in a daze. They may move more slowly than they usually do.
Many kinds of acute illnesses can make you feel lethargic. This includes the flu or a stomach virus. Other physical medical conditions can also cause lethargy. These include:
- carbon monoxide poisoning
- hydrocephalus (brain swelling)
- kidney failure
- Lyme disease
- pituitary diseases, such as pituitary cancer
- poor nutrition
- sleep apnea
- traumatic brain injury
Lethargy can be the result of mental health-related medical conditions. These include:
- major depression
- postpartum depression
- premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Lethargy can also be a side effect of taking certain medications. Taking narcotic medications can cause lethargy. You shouldn’t exceed your recommended dosage for this reason.
Mudra For Lethargy
Mudra is a part of holistic healing Ayurveda. It is very effective and easy to practice anyone can do it anytime. Just forty-five minutes of practice is enough to get good results. To know more about these mudras click on the links.
Before practicing Mudras it is very important to find your Ayurvedic Body type To find your Ayurvedic body type follow this link