Have you ever felt low and did not feel like doing anything throughout the day? I guess majority of people will say yes, because it is so common. But what is not so common is to have this low energy levels on a daily basis or regularly. Many men feel extremely tired after coming from their day’s work. This could be because of some lifestyle factors or even medical conditions that might be affecting the person. You must observe signs like sleep patterns, diet, exercise and more in order to find out the reason behind it. Today, let us resolve this issue and know various reasons that could be impacting men’s health.
What Affects men’s Health?
Now there could be plenty of reasons that could affect health of men. It totally depends on their living style, medical history, types of diet and many more. We spoke to Dr. Sumeet Nigam, General Physician at Sahara Hospital, Lucknow to know about some conditions that could affect men’s health. Low level of testosterone is one of the major problems that could lead to other health conditions and result to low energy levels in the body.
Causes of Low Energy in Men
Even though there could be several reasons for this, but we will try to cover some major reasons for low levels of energy in men. These reasons are important to know because it can impact your health on a long term.
1. Poor Diet Nutrition
If a man does not take proper amount of nutrition and balanced diet, then it is more likely that he is going to feel low. This is because nutritional deficiencies could lead a person towards dysfunctions. A balanced diet should contain plenty of vegetables, whole grains and proteins in the diet. Eating only a particular amount of nutrient could affect fatigue and cause low levels of energy. This is especially common in younger men in today’s generation.
2. Exercise Routine
Since most of the jobs have switched to desk work or online. It becomes particularly hard to manage your exercise on a daily basis. If you do not perform exercise for a long period, then it becomes particularly hard for you to deal with it. Exercise actually increases your adrenaline in the body and does not let your bones or muscles to become weak. Lack of exercise could especially affect your health on a long term and result in fatigue for most of the day.
3. Low Testosterone Levels
Low levels of testosterone in the males is known as one of the primary reasons for having dysfunctions. Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and plays a crucial role in determining the physical energy levels. As men grow in age, the amount of testosterone slowly declines because of which you might face low energy levels in the body. This condition results to male hypogonadism. It might also cause problems such as-
- Fatigue in men
- Reduced energy and stamina
- Difficulty concentration
- Hot flashes
- Decreased muscle mass
- Onet of osteoporosis
- Development of breast tissue
4. Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that results in breathing issues in both men and women. A person might stop even stop breathing for about 10 minutes at a time each night. Sleep apnea is more common in men than in women because of which this might affect health of the person. Other symptoms might include-
- Restless sleep
- Loud snoring
- Morning headaches trouble concentrating
One of the causes of low energy levels in men can be caused because of depression. Men have many stress levels which they do not share with anyone and it builds up. The buildup of these stress levels could cause depression and thus lead to low levels of energy in men. Men with depression could be especially affected and you need to be very careful so as to you do not fall into this trap.
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