Causes of Fatigue in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Why Are You So Exhausted?
Fatigue is one of the most reported symptoms of people living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Fatigue is not the same thing as being tired. When you are tired you can take a nap or get some extra sleep and the problem resolves. When you have fatigue no amount of naps or extra rest seems to help.
You feel drained of energy and doing simple tasks can take almost everything out of you.
Below are some things that can cause or contribute to fatigue in people who have Inflammatory Bowel Disease:
Have you experienced fatigue? Share your experiences in the comments.
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