My fatigue is not constant but seems to come in bouts, it this something you hear frequently? New Canaan, CT
Yes, just like other symptoms of lupus commonly wax and wane over time, so can the fatigue. And similar to what we know about triggers of lupus flares, what triggers the onset of severe fatigue can vary from person to person and can sometimes be unpredictable. Research is ongoing to find better biomarkers (lab tests that detect early indications of a problem) which will help reduce this unpredictability but the studies so far have not found an ideal test.