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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Understanding Fatigue - Knowledge for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis

by: Susan Dorne, OT

Understanding Fatigue

Fatigue is a normal response that occurs as a result of dealing with the countless responsibilities we have each and every day. Fatigue is a lack of energy and is not the same as feeling sleepy or drowsy. However, MS fatigue is different and is often one of the most challenging symptoms.



Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of MS, affecting 80% to 95% of all people. It is a result of a lack of physical energy, mental energy or both. Fatigue can vary from just needing a little rest to significantly impacting everything you want and need to do. It is also one major reason for unemployment among people with MS. Fatigue is one of the ‘invisible’ disabilities which make it difficult for family, friends, employers, and even some doctors to understand the impact.

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