Fatigue

Fatigue is a feeling of tiredness or exhaustion or a need to rest because of lack of energy or strength.

Fatigue is often accompanied by impatience and a loss of motivation. Fatigue can be made worse by exercise, depression, and time of day.

Last Updated: January 13, 2009

Author: Jan Nissl, RN, BS

Medical Review: William M. Green, MD - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

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