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Fatigue and Parkinson's

Updated on March 26, 2018

If you're struggling with fatigue, you're not alone. Many MyParkinsonsTeam members deal with exhaustion. “I didn't know it was caused by PD. I just thought I was getting lazy!” said one frequent napper. “I’m getting a better understanding of fatigue reading other PD patients’ stories and knowing I'm more normal than I thought,” says another relieved member. Many share tips for overcoming Parkinson’s-related fatigue. Exercise is a popular solution. Members also motivate each other to fight through slumps. “When I want to quit, I push, push, push to finish walking my dog or riding my bike - and THEN rest,” advises one.

On MyParkinsonsTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with Parkinson's disease, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Fatigue is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about fatigue:


Here are some conversations about fatigue:


Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyParkinsonsTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

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I drink about a gallon of tea a day and maybe as much water on days I don't drink tea. My daughter threw out my tea jug. Now you get got wait on a new milk jug, and my milk loving grandson is away for… read more

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