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Weekend Wellness: Fatigue a common problem for those with Crohn’s disease

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease nearly a year ago. The medication I am on seems to take care of most of my symptoms. But I am often extremely tired. Is there anything that can be done to help with fatigue from Crohn’s? ANSWER: Fatigue is a [...]

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Recovering From Abdominal Hernia Repair Often Takes Longer Than Patients Expect

  Salt Lake City — Think having a hernia repaired is going to be a walk in the park — or that you’ll be ready to take a walk in the park within hours afterward? It may be time for a reality check, a Mayo Clinic study suggests. Researchers found [...]

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Number of Factors Can Contribute to Fatigue in Patients with Lupus

Number of Factors Can Contribute to Fatigue in Patients with Lupus February 15, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: One year ago, at the age of 33, I was diagnosed with lupus. I am taking medications to help with flares, which are reasonably controlled, but I am exhausted all of the time. [...]

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Cancer-Related Fatigue Study

Cancer-Related Fatigue Study

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Mayo Clinic Study Identifies POTS Treatments

A Mayo Clinic study published this month in Pacing and Electrophysiology (PACE), suggests that a class of medications more commonly prescribed for older adults is a strong first-line treatment for teenagers with a debilitating condition called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS. Phil Fischer, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic's children's hospital and [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) If you're like most people with seasonal affective disorder, your symptoms start in the fall and may continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Light therapy Light therapy is a way to treat seasonal affective disorder [...]

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Ginseng for Cancer-Related Fatigue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYhU3dJGgjw For thousands of years, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have used the herb ginseng to increase energy, endurance and brain power. Research shows that, in many cases, the herb may help. Researchers at Mayo Clinic led a study on ginseng and found it may also help fight fatigue in [...]

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Cancer Fatigue Study

Fatigue is a big problem for many cancer patients.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Deb Barton discusses a study aimed at helping those patients. To listen, click the link below. Cancer Fatigue Study

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