Why do I feel dizzy when I stay up late?


After you stay up late for several days, in addition to feeling tired, you may also feel dizzy and unable to concentrate.

When you go to bed later than you should, it is equivalent to let your body work continuously without taking a break. If your body works overtime, it needs more energy to keep it functioning. Dizziness is the sign of running out of energy in your body.

The metabolic processes in your body will also be changed when your stay up late. Your body should be at rest, but it continues to work. It will produce lots of extra wastes, and you need all kinds of vitamins and water to help you get rid of it.

Few things you can do to recover from staying up late:

Take B vitamins

Vitamins B3, B5, B6, B9 and B12 can help to achieve good sleep. They help to regulate your body's level of the amino acid tryptophan, which helps the body produce sleep-inducing melatonin.

Drink a lot of water

When staying up late, you need to drink lots of water instead of caffeine. On a normal day, it is about 1800 to 2000cc per day. You need to drink about 2500cc in order to get rid of the extra wastes.

Take an afternoon nap

Your body can take a rest by simply taking a quick afternoon nap. You can find a place to lie down for 10 minutes, but not for too long. 10 minutes is just enough to give your body a temporary rest. If you lie down for too long, it will enter a sleep cycle.

From the perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine, stay up late is really bad for your body, it will cause imbalance in the immune system, endocrine system and nervous system. Rather than staying up late, it is better to get up early if you have to work.

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