Exhaustion, if you go to your doctor and say you are exhausted most probably you will be given an anti depressant. It is not a mental issue but a purely physical issue. This is why acupuncture for exhaustion works well.
Acupuncture helps by working on the client's energy to bring back quality and balance. There are many aspects relating to why the energy is depleted so the treatment will focus on the relevant areas.
I always thought of the analogy of money and energy. If you spend more than you earn you will go broke same with energy if you work too hard or go through a prolonged difficult time you can get exhausted. Shocks and traumas can freeze your energy and not allow it to rejuvenate. Certain illnesses can also cause exhaustion like glandular fever or a prolonged use of antibiotics can really deplete the energy of the body. Most people that I have seen for ME have had glandular fever or taken a lot of antibiotics that have depleted them.
We need to listen to our body as it will tell us when we need to rest and how much sleep we need and what type of food will sustain us more. Being one with our body is the best protection against exhaustion.
Following the seasons, whereby in winter we should try to conserve the energy we have just like nature does and when spring comes all that energy we have built up in the winter can flow out in the spring and summer
If we exhaust yourself in winter we will have nothing left for the rest of the year .
Intense unpleasant emotions can deplete out system. People who live in constant fear in war zones can be truly exhausting as they use so much adrenaline which will weaken their kidneys or life force. Prolonged grief and anger are also very depleting.
You can read more about what acupuncture for exhaustion and what else helps here.