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What is fatigue?

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Fatigue is a feeling of extreme physical or mental tiredness, or both. Most of us feel tired after a long day, but if you have a long-term medical condition such as arthritis you may experience a tiredness that’s quite different in quality and intensity and which doesn’t always improve after rest.

Fatigue can affect people with any type of arthritis, but it’s more common if you have one of the following conditions:

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