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Can fatigue be part of ibs and having the fatigue last over a month and not being on any heavy meds?Does anyone else get fatigue?There are times i get eight hours of sleep and then start driving home from work and start nodding of at the wheel so then i have to stop of and get coffee to wake me just to make it home!
 
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ive had fatique at times too. i lift 3x a week, exercise doing other stuff 2x a week, eat plenty of good foods and get 8 hours sleep nightly. when i feel fatiqued i just try not to worry about it and not let it stop me from what im doing. as far as im concerned im just getting fatiqued becuase my body is using so much energy to deal with problems in stomach and its just becoming unevenly distributed.
 

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Did you all read this?http://ibsgroup.org/groupee/forums/a/tpc/f...261/m/685100342You can have fatigue from the physical symptoms, not eating right, bad nutrition and stressors both physical and mental.Fatigue is very common in chronic health disordersTwo cups, you should try taking potassium perhaps and see if it helps.
 

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This is a major player in IBS"The HPA axisHypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axisThe HPA axis is a direct connection from the brain to the gut and mast cells.This has to do with the "what if's" and worry and other emotions.For example, what if I get in the car and have an accident or are what if I am not near a bathroom.Its also has to do with the body waking up the digestive system in the mornings and why a lot of IBSer have problems first thing in the mornings and go and go.Its also connected to""The HPA axis is involved in the neurobiology of mood disorders and functional illnesses, including anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, clinical depression, burnout, chronic fatigue syndrome and irritable bowel syndrome.""http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal_axis
 
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