Fatigue and Parkinson's

Posted 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:

How to overcome fatigue, anxiety and poor sleep?
Do some Parkinson's treatments help with fatigue?
I can't seem to get my husband motivated, he is fatigued all the time. Any advice?
What does everyone do for their fatigue?

Here are some conversations about fatigue:

A member shares how they become fatigued early in the day.
A member shares how they push through the day.
A member shares how they needed to recharge from a week of being fatigued.

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.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I've become more agitated lately. I'm usually a laid back person

posted 2 days ago


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