Many people with Parkinson's disease experience fatigue. They often say they feel tired, even exhausted. It can be just as disabling and unpleasant a symptom as the motor slowing or the trembling. Fatigue is typically experienced as a state of being tired, weary, exhausted and without energy. Some people say it feels like walking underwater. Everything is an effort and exhausting. You can have fatigue and no depression. Most people with fatigue are not not sad.
The characteristics of fatigue in P.D. are:
If you feel that the fatigue is troubling to you. Talk with your doctor about recommendations for helping maintain a good quality of life.
Cari, Your insightful, informative and
sensitive article on fatigue really helped Joe and me understand his frustrating ,increasing fatigue. Our talking over what you discussed gives
such a relief. Thanks so much.
i hope something works for this terrible freezing i get every time i try too take a step .it would change my life in so many ways.