Reason Why You Wake Up Tired And How To Fix It?

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : August 13, 2022

Ever wondered why you keep getting up super tired and feeling sleepy even after 8 hours of sleep? Maybe there are some reasons that you should know about your extreme tiredness.

8 Reasons For Waking Up Tired

Many of us keep having lazy mornings and waking up feels like the hardest thing ever. This persisting tiredness could be an indication of several underlying abnormal conditions.

Reason Why You Wake Up Tired And How To Fix It! 

Sedentary lifestyles

The majority of health issues are caused by an inactive lifestyle. Your lifestyle can influence your sleeping pattern to a great extent. You shouldn’t compromise on giving your body the physical activity it requires. Owning a healthy lifestyle will help in regulating sleep and make you less tired.

Anxiety and depression 

  Anxiety and depression can deprive you of falling asleep. Mental  Stress can negatively affect your sleep and can cause an intense amount of tiredness. Medication can be taken for anxiety and depression with doctors’ recommendations. 

Inconsistent sleep

Some people suffer from inconsistent sleep and this happens due to disordered sleeping patterns. You should try going to bed and waking up at the same time every day. This can help you to get rid of an  Inconsistent sleeping pattern.


The water content in our body carries out different bodily functions such as digestion,  production of hormones, and oxygen supply throughout the body. So it is necessary to supply enough water content for all these functions. Being hydrated can help in providing smooth sleep throughout the night. 

Poor sleep hygiene

External elements from your sleeping environment can influence your sleep. A cold and dark bedroom can make you fall asleep faster. Try to  Avoid caffeine drinks and alcohol before sleep. Using your bedroom only for sleeping is yet another important factor that should be taken into account.

Sleep partner

 The person with whom you share your bed plays a role in your sleep. If Your partner has a snoring disorder, that can make you unable to sleep. Pets can also distract you from your sleep.

Sleeping disorders

Sleeping disorders are yet another fact that can wake you up during deep sleep. Sleeping disorders can literally drain out all your energy. It is appropriate to take a medical opinion on sleep disorders.


Usually, fatigue makes us tired and forces our bodies to fall asleep due to heavy energy loss. But in some cases, fatigue may not make people feel sleepy. This is due to issues such as chronic pain, thyroid, anemia, or other metabolic conditions.

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How to fix your sleep?

You can jump onto the right sleeping track by taking care of a few things. First of all, make sure that the diet and the lifestyle you follow compliments your sleeping. Remember to keep your mind and body out of stress. Excess stress given to your mind can have a big impact on your sleep. Refer to a specialist if you are struggling with sleeping disorders or fatigue. 

Tips for good sleep 

  • For full and continuous sleep at night avoid taking daytime naps.
  • Cutting down caffeine consumption provides good sleep.
  • Using tobacco can bring harm to your health and the element nicotine in tobacco can deprive sleep.
  • Avoid taking sleeping pills regularly cause it will disturb your body’s natural sleeping pattern and thus makes it hard to sleep.
  • Following and sticking to a consistent sleep routine will surely help you to get full sleep at night.
  • Becoming physically active is one of the best ways to fall asleep without any distractions.
  • Avoid using electronic devices right before bedtime.
  • Opt for a darker bedroom rather than rooms with bright lighting. Getting enough sleep is equally important as any other necessity.


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Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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