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What can someone do to combat their fatigue?

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The best way to combat fatigue is to treat the underlying medical cause. Unfortunately, the exact cause often is unknown or there may be multiple causes.

There are some medical treatments that may help improve fatigue caused by hypothyroidism or anemia. Other causes of fatigue must be managed on an individual basis.

The following are tips you can use to combat fatigue.

From: Cancer-Related Fatigue WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 22, 2017

SOURCE: National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 22, 2017

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