Tag Archives: chronic fatigue

Why Does IBD Make Me So Tired?

fatigue in IBD

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had a long history of IBD, it is almost certain that you have asked the question, “Why does IBD make me so tired?!” to your friends, family, and health care team. In today’s blog post we discuss the top reasons for fatigue in IBD and actionable items you […]

What Helps IBD Fatigue: Ways to Fight Fatigue From Crohn’s and Colitis

woman with IBD fatigue falling asleep at desk

Chronic fatigue is a common symptom in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis and Microscopic colitis. It happens in up to 50% of patients with IBD at diagnosis.  According to NIH, fatigue is 2x as common in patients with IBD than in those without IBD. Several other studies have […]