Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Caregiving: MS-related fatigue

          Fatigue: What You Should Know

A Guide for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Who should read this guide?

·        People with multiple sclerosis.

·        Family, friends, and caregivers.

·        Health-care professionals.

Why is this guide important?

     Fatigue is the most common symptom of MS. As many as 75% to 95% of all people with MS have fatigue ...

What is MS-related fatigue?

     Everyone has low-energy days. And everyone knows what it's like to be down in the dumps and not feel like doing much of anything.

     MS-related fatigue is different, and it's not always easy to spot. With MS fatigue, people have more "off" days than "on" days …


(Click the blue headline to access the full brochure from NMSS.)


  1. It's true I do have more "off" days than on.
    I have that brochure....only I'm too tired to read it....ZZZZZ....LOL!

  2. sometimes it is fruitless trying to explain the difference to a healthly person...

    thank you for sharing this.


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