Episode 4 - Fatigue 

Read a transcript of the podcast here

Fatigue is one of the biggest disabilities that stroke survivors face. It’s more than just regular tiredness that can be relieved by a good night’s sleep. Fatigue can hold back your recovery and keep you from getting your life back to normal. It’s also an invisible disability, meaning it can be hard to get support. But there are things that can be done: we look at the latest research evidence and advice about dealing with post-stroke fatigue.

Dr Toby Cumming is a neuropsychologist from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. He’s currently running a study called the Fatigue After Stroke Trial, or F.A.S.T.

Brenda Booth is a registered nurse and disability case worker, who had a stroke when she was 41 years old.

Simone Russell is an occupational therapist and one of the health professionals who answers questions on the Stroke Foundation’s StrokeLine, 1800 STROKE (1800 787 563) and at enableme.org.au.


Online chat
On Tuesday 26 July we held an online chat on the topic of fatigue with the guests from this podcast. Download a transcript of the chat.

Episode 4 - Fatigue 

Read a transcript of the podcast here

Fatigue is one of the biggest disabilities that stroke survivors face. It’s more than just regular tiredness that can be relieved by a good night’s sleep. Fatigue can hold back your recovery and keep you from getting your life back to normal. It’s also an invisible disability, meaning it can be hard to get support. But there are things that can be done: we look at the latest research evidence and advice about dealing with post-stroke fatigue.

Dr Toby Cumming is a neuropsychologist from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. He’s currently running a study called the Fatigue After Stroke Trial, or F.A.S.T.

Brenda Booth is a registered nurse and disability case worker, who had a stroke when she was 41 years old.

Simone Russell is an occupational therapist and one of the health professionals who answers questions on the Stroke Foundation’s StrokeLine, 1800 STROKE (1800 787 563) and at enableme.org.au.

 


Online chat
On Tuesday 26 July we held an online chat on the topic of fatigue with the guests from this podcast. Download a transcript of the chat.