4. Sanitize Your Workspace Keeping your workspace as clean as possible will help keep germs at bay. Use disinfectant to deep clean anything that people handle a lot: elevator buttons, chair armrests, microwaves, fridges, remote controls, photocopier machine buttons, door handles, shared computer keyboards, etc. Source: Health.com Cleaning may leave you tired. Do you know that there are some great tips to help your manage fatigue while you're living with IBD?