Does Pain Cause Fatigue?

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Definition

Fatigue is a feeling of weariness, tiredness, or lack of energy.


Alternative Names

Tiredness; Weariness; Exhaustion; Lethargy


Considerations

Fatigue is different from drowsiness. In general, drowsiness is feeling the need to sleep. Fatigue is a lack of energy and motivation. Drowsiness and apathy (a feeling of not caring about what happens) can be symptoms that go along with fatigue.

Fatigue can be a normal and important response to physical exertion, emotional...

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