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Withdrawal Fatigue Tip

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Updated July 28, 2010

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Withdrawal Fatigue Tip

Fatigue is common during withdrawal.

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Withdrawal fatigue is exhausting, but people often try and keep going at their usual pace. Allow your body to recover by following these tips until the withdrawal passes:

  • Take a break from your usual activities -- don't go out socializing for a few days.
  • Call work and take a few days off sick.
  • Get plenty of rest -- get enough sleep and practice relaxation skills.

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