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Patients diagnosed with ME/CFS also fit SEID criteria

Research abstract: Background: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) remains undiagnosed in up to 91% of patients. Recently, the United States-based Institute of Medicine (IOM) developed new diagnostic criteria, naming it systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID). Purpose: We examined how subjects fit SEID criteria … Continue reading

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Walking & co-ordination problems in ME/CFS

ME Research UK overview article: Walking & co-ordination problems Mechanistic factors that compromise automaticity of walking. From Automaticity of walking. Clark DJ. Front. Hum Neurosci, 05 May 2015   We already know that many ME/CFS patients have difficulties standing (orthostasis), … Continue reading

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Comparing the DePaul Symptom Questionnaire with doctors’assessments

Research abstract: Background: Diagnostic assessment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is largely based on a two part process; screening patients who might meet criteria and following up this assessment with physicians’ clinical evaluation of a range … Continue reading

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