Whatever your current breast cancer phase, you should never ignore feelings of extreme fatigue. Sometimes fatigue ends shortly after treatment, but sometimes it is a long-term problem. There are steps you can take to feel more energized and less tired.
The length and intensity of fatigue is different for everyone. Breast cancer and treatment can cause low energy for many reasons:
Things you can do to increase your energy:
Tell your doctor if your fatigue does not go away, so you can rule out other health conditions like anemia or thyroid disorders.
Fatigue can also be linked to depression, so see a mental health professional if you are experiencing other symptoms of depression.