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What is the standard treatment for fatigue resulting from a stroke? Numerous persons complain about this, what does research say should be done about it?
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replied November 16th, 2008
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Could the fatigue be caused by clinical depression? Clinical depression, which is a sense of hopelessness that disrupts an individual's ability to function, appears to be the emotional disorder most commonly experienced by stroke survivors. Signs of clinical depression include sleep disturbances, a radical change in eating patterns that may lead to sudden weight loss or gain, lethargy, social withdrawal, irritability, fatigue, self-loathing, and suicidal thoughts. Post-stroke depression can be treated with antidepressant medications and psychological counseling.

Here's another website with great information on dealing with fatigue after a stroke: ctSheet_Fatigue.pdf?docID=991

I hope it's helpful.
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replied October 5th, 2011
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Modification with there environment, Using equipment which need less labour ,Co-ordination between rest and work or exercise period,Knowing the work priority and accessing them accordingly,Well balanced diet rich in iron vitamins minerals,Physical exercise done accordingly,Making a diary to keep in mind the activity which make them fatigue and then make modification accordingly.They all are going to help to lower down fatigue after stroke.
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