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How do you know if you're fatigued?

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Fatigue is a lingering tiredness that is constant and limiting. With fatigue, you have unexplained, persistent, and relapsing exhaustion. It's similar to how you feel when you have the flu or have missed a lot of sleep. If you have chronic fatigue, or systemic exertion intolerance disease, you may wake in the morning feeling as though you've not slept. Or you may be unable to function at work or be productive at home. You may be too exhausted even to manage your daily affairs.

From: How Tired Is Too Tired? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

American Diabetes Association: "Type 2 Diabetes."

American Heart Association: "Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke."

National Fibromyalgia Association: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

National Institutes of Health: "Depression."

National Sleep Foundation: "Snoring...No Laughing Matter."

WomensHealth.Gov: "Hashimoto's Thyroiditis."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

American Diabetes Association: "Type 2 Diabetes."

American Heart Association: "Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke."

National Fibromyalgia Association: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

National Institutes of Health: "Depression."

National Sleep Foundation: "Snoring...No Laughing Matter."

WomensHealth.Gov: "Hashimoto's Thyroiditis."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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