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Do energy bands work?

Do energy bands work?

They work as well...: They work as well as wearing a rubber band, a friendship bracelet, a lucky charm, or any other bracelet or item that makes the person feel better, stronger, more confident, more lucky, more prepared to meet the challenges of the day, etc... So, in that manner, they do work. Or, looking at it another way, they don't work at all. It all depends on the wearer's perception. ...Read more

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Why don't I have any energy?

Fix the cause: Lack of energy can come from a variety of situations. Dehydration (not drinking at least 5 cups of water a day), lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, chronic sinus problems, caffeine withdrawal, chronic illness (such as anemia) or allergies can cause low energy. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have so much energy?

?: Is that a bad thing? What are you concerned about? If using illicit substances, that may be a serious problem but why do you think you have too much energy? ...Read more

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What is best thing for energy?

What is best thing for energy?

Exercise: You are the habits you perform. If you routinely exercise you will have more energy. Eat healthy and exercise and you will have more energy. ...Read more

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I need energy what can I take?

I need energy what can I take?

More energy: (1) Make sure you're getting 6-9 hours of sleep on a regular schedule. (2) Eat small frequent meals (every 3 hours or so) containing lean proteins and complex carbohydrates. (3) Supplement multi-vitamin and B complex. (4) Maintain a positive outlook towards life. (5) Get baseline blood testing done, if you have not to this point. ...Read more

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Why do I have such low energy?

Why do I have such low energy?

Many reasons: Low energy can be due to diets high in sugar, too much caffeine, dehydration, not enough exercise, stress, poor sleep, and low hormones/vitamins. See your doctor for testing to make sure you are not low in vitamin b, d, ferritin, thyroid. If all that is normal you may need to speak with someone about your hormone levels which can be fluctuating at your age. ...Read more

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What OTC energy pills are there?

What OTC energy pills are there?

Many types but...: This depends on what you mean by "energy pills." Most OTC pills that promise energy contain caffeine as the main ingredient, which may be OK now and then but not advised for daily use. I advise adaptogenic herbs like ashwagandha,rhodiola and cordyceps as well as a good-quality multivit., healthy diet, exercise and adequate sleep, but if fatigue is an issue I advise seeing a good do find the cause. ...Read more

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56YRS OLD, FOR ENERGY , ADVICE ?

56YRS OLD, FOR ENERGY , ADVICE ?

Exercise Regularly!: There are plenty of reasons why you should cultivate a relationship with fitness in your fifties, and there are plenty of ways to do it, too. Here are four ways to get fit (in ways that will surprise you!). http://www.vivafifty.com/best-fitness-routines-fifties-933/ ...Read more

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What are good foods for energy ?

What are good foods for energy ?

Any: Any and all nutritious foods are metabolized for energy, that's why you eat in the first place. There are no "energy" foods or supplements, things with caffeine in them like coffee and cola are short term stimulants, but not "energy". Sty lean, eat healthy and exercise. ...Read more

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How do I get more natural energy?

How do I get more natural energy?

Natural energy: I am not sure what you mean by natural energy. If you are referring that you feel fatigue then you need to be evaluated as are many things i can do this. Feeling tired it's a symptom of many diseases and this is why it's important that you receive an evaluation. Conditions ranging from sleep apnea all way to malignancy can cause fatigue and all can be treated. ...Read more

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How can I boost my energy levels?

How can I boost my energy levels?

More energy: (1) Make sure you're getting 6-9 hours of sleep on a regular schedule. (2) Eat small frequent meals (every 3 hours or so) containing lean proteins and complex carbohydrates. (3) Supplement multi-vitamin and B complex. (4) Maintain a positive outlook towards life. (5) Get baseline blood testing done, if you have not to this point. ...Read more

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How come i never have any energy?

A comprehensive: Physical examination might answer that question.

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Can exercise make you energy less

Can exercise make you energy less

Not typically: A regular exercise program is beneficial to your body. It increases your basal metabolic rate (the rate at which your body burns calories) for up to 16 hours. If you are just starting an exercise program or just exercise infrequently, you may feel that the exercise leaves you with less energy. Make exercise a regular habit and it will benefit your body and overall energy level. ...Read more

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What is this energy medicine wand?

What is this energy medicine wand?

Unproven treatment: The energy wand (iyashi energy wand, amega energy wand, and nano energy wand) is a alternative form of treatment for various ailments. The concept is that these wands contain certain "powers" that focus the energy to the point of the wand, creating healing, pain relief, etc. This is an unproven form of treatment with no peer-reviewed studies showing any effectiveness. A waste of time and money. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural energy food?

Can there be a natural energy food?

Many: Many, many foods give you natural energy. You can look up top ten superfoods such as salmon, blueberries, walnuts, and others. The key to energy is to get a wide variety of real whole plants each with various rich colors that grow naturally. A food like supplement cannot replace whole foods. ...Read more

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What can I do to increase my energy?

What can I do to increase my energy?

Depends on cause.: There are multiple reasons for loss of energy including depression, endocrine problems (hypothyroidism), chronic low grade infections (like lyme disease)and some autoimmune disorders and connective tissue disorders, and neurologigic problems such as ms(multiple sclerosis) and lou gherig's disease (als). Life stressors can do the same thing. Most require medical evaluation to begin with. ...Read more

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How can I increase my energy levels?

How can I increase my energy levels?

It depends on...: I need much more info to answer this. If you are basically healthy but want more energy make sure you get adequate sleep, eat a healthy diet, take a quality multivit., practice stress reduction, exercise and try herbal tonics like ashwagndha and rhodiola. If you suffer from significant fatigue see a good Dr. to find the cause- could be anemia, chronic infections, hypothyroidism etc. See comment: ...Read more

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How can I increase my energy levels..

How can I increase my energy levels..

Live healthy: Early to bed and early to rise. Good well balanced diet. Daily exercise. Avoid alcohol and illicit drugs. Balance and moderation in all things. ...Read more

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What can I take to increase my energy?

More energy: (1) Make sure you're getting 6-9 hours of sleep on a regular schedule. (2) Eat small frequent meals (every 3 hours or so) containing lean proteins and complex carbohydrates. (3) Supplement multi-vitamin and B complex. (4) Maintain a positive outlook towards life. (5) Get baseline blood testing done, if you have not to this point. ...Read more

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Can exercise make me feel energy less?

Can exercise make me feel energy less?

Depends on timing: There are different phases following different levels of intensity of exercise. Some people can feel fatigued following exercise, ranging from light to vigorous. However, the general adaptation to exercise should be an improved energy level as your body adapts to the increased stress. If there are reasons you still feel tired, make sure you are not pushing yourself too hard and allow proper rest. ...Read more