Fatigue is more than simply being tired. It's a deep, overwhelming feeling of being overtired, the lack of motivation and desire to do anything but sleep, and the inability to get enough sleep to diminish the feelings of tiredness. Fatigue associated with arthritis can mean increased arthritis pain, difficulty concentrating, and other symptoms that can negatively impact your quality of life. Below you'll find the resources you need to best learn to cope with chronic arthritis-related fatigue, including tips on lifestyle changes that can help minimize fatigue's effects.

Between 40% and 90% of RA patients experience chronic fatigue. It is highly linked to depression and can cause further feelings of frustration and helplessness.