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How can I reduce fatigue if I am an older adult?

A healthy diet and regular exercise can improve energy levels at all ages. Avoid sugary or starchy foods, and replace them with vegetables. Practice good “sleep hygiene,” which means regular sleep and wake times, no TV in the bedroom and no caffeine after 4pm. Get regular physical exams; your physician can screen you for medical conditions like sleep apnea or heart problems that cause fatigue.

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