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Helpful article on endometriosis and fatigue

Just thought I'd share this as I found it really helpful on a frustrating and exhausted day.

endohope.org/2012/09/01/end...

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What a good article - thank you for sharing :) x

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Thank you for sharing ;-). Really nice, helpful and positive website as well.

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Thank you so much that really rang bells! I relate to every word. I have a history of extensive endo and it is now believed adhesions are my main problem, I am going into menopause. I feel heavy and intensely fatigued and achey alongside my pelvic, hip and stomach,low back pain after any exersion, be it going for a walk or going to the supermarket

and I am confused how much the menopause is to blame, but have thought to myself that it is so intense could it be chronic fatigue and how do the medical profession diagnose between the two?

Of course ongoing chronic pain is exhausting in itself, but I want to find out once and for all why I feel this way all the time. Does anyone know how they diagnose chronic fatigue and separate it from tiredness connected with the change?

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When I read this article at first I thought it was rubbish (im particularly cranky this week)but actually it makes a lot of sense and its easier to understand why I've been soo tired the last three weeks. It also means I've been able to explain it better in work. Thank you.

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Brilliant! And I can so really relate to this, too. Thanks quintintle for the share x

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Thanks so much for this link. i have sent it to my partner as I ask hoping it will help him understand that I am not lazy. I never linked in my forgetfulness. Bizarre but true!! X

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Thank you it describes the fatigue so well, I've explained to my husband that I have to pace myself to get done what I want. That is on a good day, a bad day I can't do anything. I feel pathetic often in saying I shall shower and dress then sit have a coffee, then put washing out and then maybe do something else, rest again and maybe I shall go with him to walk the dogs. The day goes on like this, often I don't get it all done but feel good that I have achieved even part of it. I used to do 10 times as much in half the time. Always in the back of my mind is "have I become lazy and the less you do the less you want to do" . Thanks again

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