Cancer related fatigue is very common. Tiredness affects everyone differently. Becoming more active is the most important treatment for persistent fatigue as it helps with body reconditioning and boosts energy levels. It can be a way for individuals to take back some control over their health.
Tips you may wish to share:
- Encourage a slow start with a gradual build up to small bouts of activity (this just needs to be a few minutes). This can increase over time
- Increase the number of activity sessions first, then increase the duration each activity, followed by the intensity of an activity