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Fatigue

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Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

It's described as a feeling of exhaustion that's out of all proportion to any activity you may have been doing.

Managing fatigue is based around taking steps to increase your energy levels and then learning how to use that energy in the most efficient way.

Managing MS fatigue

Occupational therapist, Kate Hayward explains how MS fatigue is most successfully managed.

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Planning

Thinking about what is achievable.
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Prioritising

Focusing on the most important tasks.
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Delegating

Asking for help from others.
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Saving energy

Doing tasks in an efficient way.
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Pacing yourself

Taking regular breaks.

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