Energy levels may change following a stroke. This video includes ways to manage fatigue as well as ways to build stamina.
What is Post-Stroke Fatigue? (0:41-1:48)
Symptoms of fatigue include lack of physical and mental energy, feeling tired after rest, exhaustion that interferes with your daily life.
Assessing Your Own Fatigue (1:49-4:00)
Here are some questions to ask yourself to find patterns in your fatigue. Discussing these questions with your healthcare professional can be helpful too in managing your fatigue.
Managing Fatigue (4:01-5:26)
This section discusses ways to plan your day and responsibilities in order to work around your fatigue and varying energy levels. Having a plan can be very beneficial to get done what you need to.
Safety Tips For Fatigue (5:27-7:09)
Low energy levels and feelings of exhaustion can impact our mobility, balance, and coordination. Keep these tips in mind to stay safe when experiencing fatigue.