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Crohn's Disease

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Fatigue is 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'm on seems to take care of most of my symptoms. But I'm often extremely tired. Can anything be done to help with fatigue from Crohn's? ANSWER: Fatigue is a common problem for people with Crohn's disease. There are a number of possible causes. The disease itself often leads to fatigue. Medication side effects and a lack of physical conditioning due to illness can contribute to fatigue, too. Crohn's disease also may trigger anemia, a condition that often results in fatigue. When Crohn's disease is well controlled and these other problems are addressed, fatigue often...