Peripheral and central mechanisms of fatigue in inflammatory and noninflammatory rheumatic diseases.

@article{Staud2012PeripheralAC,
  title={Peripheral and central mechanisms of fatigue in inflammatory and noninflammatory rheumatic diseases.},
  author={Roland Staud},
  journal={Current rheumatology reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={539-48}
}
Fatigue is a common symptom in a large number of medical and psychological disorders, including many rheumatologic illnesses. A frequent question for health care providers is related to whether reported fatigue is "in the mind" or "in the body"-that is, central or peripheral. If fatigue occurs at rest without any exertion, this suggests psychological or… CONTINUE READING