Fatigue and PCOS

Posted on April 27, 2018

"I feel like I had a good thing going. Kept on top of the diet and exercise and then I did night shifts and got a cold about three weeks ago and the post viral fatigue, shift work, and the PCOS fatigue has just knocked me down." -A member on myPCOSteam

On myPCOSteam, the social network and online support group for women living with PCOS, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Fatigue is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about fatigue:

Really tired today... doctor seems to think I have GERD or something wrong with my digestion and stomach acid. As if my everyday fatigue wasn't enough :/

I’m so tired right now I have a lot of homework to do but I feel so drained. I barely have the energy to do anything. Does anyone have any recommendations as far as what they use or do to combat fatigue?

I struggle with varying degrees of fatigue (usually more on the higher/severe side). I have consistently struggled with being on time to work.

Here are some question and answer threads about fatigue:

Do any of you ladies struggle with fatigue? Is there anything I can take to help?

How do you deal with debilitating fatigue during your period?

Does anyone else suffer from fatigue and sugar crashes?

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myPCOSteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

How do you cope with the sleepless nights , feel like I’m constantly tossing and turning and the headaches I get through lack of sleep it’s a nightmare… read more

posted 11 days ago


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