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MS Fatigue

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I would like to know if there are different types of fatigue relating to MS.  I have heard about muscle fatigue but that is not what I am experiencing.  My experience:  I will be going about my day when suddenly I have an overwhelming need to lay down and sleep, it takes every ounce of energy to hold my head up on my shoulders.  Is this a type of MS fatigue or should I be contacting my PCP looking for another reason?
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as u know everyone is affected differently.....it is a difficult thing to say.....go to the MS forum and read thru the health pages, and deffinately tell ur dr...u may have an underlying issue that needs attention.

Good luck
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I'm a pretty serious doubles/ tennis player.   Often, I feel horrible when I first get on the court.   I'm fatigued, and "foggy headed."   It's really tough, as my partner wants to win....

Then, after forcing myself to stick with it, I almost always feel better after about an hour or so.    I think the adrenaline, may work to reverse some of the neuron issues that brought on the fatigue......
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