Fatigue is more than just being tired. Your spouse may simply not want to get up, and any amount of activity can wear him or her out. The severity of chemo and radiation-induced fatigue depends a lot on the individual and the treatment. The fatigue may be especially bad when treatment is just beginning.
How to deal
Dizziness can be caused by a number of different things. For Kara, YCS board member Matt's wife, electrolyte imbalance, anemia and low blood pressure made the dizziness worse. Dizziness tends to be even more of a problem in the middle of the night when blood pressure is low.