Fatigue in Arachnoiditis

Tuesday, 05 April 2005 11:57


Common predisposing factors for attacks of fatigue include:


Why does fatigue occur?

There are a number of reasons why people with chronic illness such as arachnoiditis experience fatigue.

These include:

What are the consequences of fatigue?

Decreased activity - which may lead to loss of muscle tone and strength.

Structural and functional changes in muscles have been noted in persisting fatigue states.

Impaired thinking ability with reduced attention span.

Disrupted sleep/wake rhythm and insomnia