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Reasons you're tired, besides lack of sleep

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Everyone is susceptible to feeling tired and health experts say it could be more than just lack of sleep.

Health.com compiled a list of common reasons why people feel tired throughout the day:

  1. You skip exercise when you're tired
  2. You don't drink enough water
  3. You're not consuming enough iron
  4. You're a perfectionist
  5. You make mountains out of molehills
  6. You skip breakfast
  7. You live on junk food
  8. You have trouble saying 'no'
  9. You have a messy office
  10. You work through vacations
  11. You have a glass of wine before bed
  12. You check e-mails at bedtime
  13. You rely on caffeine to get through the day
  14. You stay up late on the weekends

Experts say doing these things can drain your body's energy and exhaust you mentally and physically.

Good news though, many of these causes are easily corrected.

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