Why are we actually dog-tired exactly when the sun finally laughs again and the flowers sprout? Nature awakens to new life – and we just want to sleep. Why?
The phenomenon of spring tiredness is still not fully understood. The most likely thing sounds like this: It takes the body about four weeks to get used to the new situation – especially after the long, sunless months of domestic winters.
In addition, the many changes between warm and cold temperatures put a strain on the circulation, and an often strong wind gives weather-sensitive people the rest. Spring tiredness is therefore something like a hangover after hibernation.
It is also certain that the hormones serotonin and melatonin are involved in spring tiredness. Learn more about the two important “sleep hormones” in this article. The good news for all those whose body and mind have not yet fully awakened: You can always help!
April 29, 2019