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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:


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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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

set small attainable goals and take your time. Will make you feel better

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