Strategies to Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue Symptoms

Strategies to Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue Symptoms

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is defined as a persistent and overwhelming tiredness that is not alleviated from rest, and it’s caused by cancer and/or cancer treatment. Causes of Cancer-Related FatigueThe cause of cancer-related fatigue is not entirely clear, but between 80-100% of people with cancer report experiencing fatigue. Treatment of Cancer-Related FatigueThe first step toward reducing cancer-related fatigue is working with a healthcare team to manage symptoms like pain, depression, anxiety, anemia, sleep disturbances and any underlying health conditions. Currently, there are no specific recommendations regarding the amount, frequency and duration of physical activity required to reduce cancer-related fatigue. Dietary StrategiesA poor diet can exacerbate cancer-related fatigue symptoms.

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