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Fatigue - an overwhelming tiredness - is one of the most common symptoms of MS.

Some people find that it is the symptom that affects them most, but there are ways to manage it and minimise its effects on your life.

MS Fatigue

MS fatigue is not like normal tiredness.

In this video, people with MS speak about their experiences of fatigue.

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About fatigue

Fatigue in MS is not just an ordinary tiredness, like you might get at the end of a hard day's work.
Read more about fatigue
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Causes of fatigue

Although it is given one name, there are two recognised types of fatigue in MS
Find out the causes of fatigue
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Managing fatigue

There are lots of things you can try to minimise your levels of fatigue.
Find out how to manage fatigue
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For me, fatigue feels like I'm swimming in thick chocolate (I can dream!) and usually I can't carry on. But I've learnt not to put pressure on myself. I can only do my best. Joanne, a mum with MS
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From support groups to information events, there's lots of ways to connect with people who understand what life's like with MS.

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