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Can concentrated lemon help reduce fatigue and sleepiness?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe a better way
Experts suggest the following measures for reducing fatigue and recharging energy: 1) Add some exercise; 2) Treat sleep troubles (as warranted: cognitive therapy, address sleep apnea if present; some benefit from yoga, tai chi, meditation); 3) Manage pain (if present, identify what makes pain worse & what eases it).
Ref. ArthritisToday2015

In brief: Maybe a better way
Experts suggest the following measures for reducing fatigue and recharging energy: 1) Add some exercise; 2) Treat sleep troubles (as warranted: cognitive therapy, address sleep apnea if present; some benefit from yoga, tai chi, meditation); 3) Manage pain (if present, identify what makes pain worse & what eases it).
Ref. ArthritisToday2015
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not to any degree
Citric acid does not decrease fatigue.
It certainly may not hurt to try it, but is unlikely to improve your alertness to any degree. The smell of lemon does make some people feel more alert for a few seconds, but does not increase energy levels. Your best bet is to get at least 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep per night.

In brief: Not to any degree
Citric acid does not decrease fatigue.
It certainly may not hurt to try it, but is unlikely to improve your alertness to any degree. The smell of lemon does make some people feel more alert for a few seconds, but does not increase energy levels. Your best bet is to get at least 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep per night.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. William Becker
Ophthalmology
In brief: Never heard of this
I never heard this before.
I doubt it would really make a difference.

In brief: Never heard of this
I never heard this before.
I doubt it would really make a difference.
Dr. William Becker
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