Depression : Tips to Beat Winter Lethargy

The UK's National Health Service Choices has issued its top tips to help stay healthy and beat winter tiredness.

They include eating more foods that are high in vitamin D such as oily fish and eggs, getting more natural daylight by opening the curtains immediately on getting up and regular exercise. Other tips are getting into a good sleeping routine of around eight hours each night, trying relaxition techniques to reduce stress and eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Dr Knut Schroeder said: "In the winter months many of my patients tell me they find it hard to get out of bed in the morning and are generally feeling tired and lethargic."

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