How do you explain fatigue to other people?

I have written about cancer fatigue before. Fatigue can affect people with any type of cancer and at any stage of treatment, having said that there is actually very little research and practical support available. Fatigue is tiredness that doesn’t go away with rest and it can be very hard to explain this to [...]


Fatigue, cancer and “coping”

I am a cell biologist, so I have no great knowledge of psychology. However, several blog posts and essays have recently caught my attention.  Many people with cancer experience fatigue, which is tiredness that doesn’t go away even when you rest.

Fatigue can be caused by lots of different things:

drugs can cause [...]