Does your doctor recognize fatigue?

January 29, 2011

Most don’t.  Fatigue is a symptom for almost all illnesses, and a disease in itself as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Left untreated, it leads to additional stress and increased likelihood of injury.  There is another resource, though: Palliative care specialists DO address exhaustion as the debilitating experience it is, and there are methods to ameliorate your tiredness so that it doesn’t overtake your life. Also, please don’t make the common mistake that palliative care is the same as hospice care. One needn’t have a terminal diagnosis for palliative care. Please click on the above links for more information.

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