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IBS and fatigue

How does fatigue or tiredness result from IBS?

Our expert Ali explores why your IBS might be causing you to experience fatigue or tiredness, looks at the mechanisms involved, and examines how diet, home and herbal remedies can help you to feel more energized.


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  • Kunal's photo avatar
    Kunal — 12.02.2018 07:46
    I feel very sleepy during the daytime and it affects my studies what to do


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      Ali — 12.02.2018 09:22
      Hi Kunal, Are you getting plenty of sleep at night time? That might sound too obvious, but sometimes we need more sleep than we realise - especially if you are studying because you need plenty of time to process all the information you have taken in during the day. It's also useful to avoid drinking heaps of caffeine (which can be a temptation when you're tired) because that counters the absorption of minerals such as iron and potassium that keep your energy levels up. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration, which also makes you sleepy. Best Wishes, Ali


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