Tag Archives: PEM

Chronotropic Intolerance: an overlooked determinant of symptoms & activity limitation in ME/CFS?

Chronotropic intolerance: an overlooked determinant of symptoms and activity limitation in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome?, by Todd E. Davenport,  Mary Lehnen,  Staci R Stevens,  J. Mark VanNess,  Jared Stevens and  Christopher R Snell in Front. Pediatr. 22 March 2019 Review … Continue reading

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Assessment of Post-Exertional Malaise in patients with ME & CFS

Assessment of Post-Exertional Malaise (PEM) in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): A patient-driven survey, by Carly S Holtzman, Shaun Bhatia, Joseph Cotler and Leonard A Jason in Diagnostics 2019, 9(1), 26 [Published: 2 March 2019] … Continue reading

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Workwell’s two-day exercise tests & breaking the deconditioning dilemma in ME/CFS

Workwell’s two-day exercise tests and breaking the deconditioning dilemma in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) by Cort Johnson in Health rising blog, 19 Nov 2018 The first word in the first sentence of the paper says it all: “Concise methodological directions for … Continue reading

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The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with ME & CFS

The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Leonard A Jason, Carly S Holtzman, Madison Sunnquist, Joseph Cotler in Journal of Health Psychology, 24 Oct 2018 [Preprint] Research abstract: Post-exertional malaise, … Continue reading

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GET for ME/CFS is not effective & unsafe – re-analysis of a Cochrane review

Graded exercise therapy for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is not effective and unsafe. Re-analysis of a Cochrane review, by Mark Vink & Alexandra Vink-Niese in Health Psychology Open, Vol 5, issue: 2 [First Published October 8, 2018]   Review article abstract: … Continue reading

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Cardiopulmonary exercise test methodology for assessing exertion intolerance in ME/CFS

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Methodology for Assessing Exertion Intolerance in ME/CFS by Staci Stevens, Chris Snell, Jared Stevens, Betsy Keller and J Mark VanNess in Frontiers in Pediatrics, 4 September 2018 Background: Concise methodological directions for administration of serial cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) … Continue reading

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Comparing post-exertional symptoms following serial exercise tests

Research poster abstract: Comparing post-exertional symptoms following serial exercise tests, by Lariel J Mateo, Lily Chu, S Stevens, J Stevens, CR Snell, Todd E Davenport, and J Mark Van Ness – Workwell Foundation Presentation, April 2018 Post-exertional malaise (PEM) is an … Continue reading

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Prof Jason invites you to take part in research into abnormal response to exertion

DePaul University, Chicago questionnaire, by Prof Leonard Jason: Abnormal Response to Physical and/or Cognitive Exertion in ME and CFS We are conducting a research study because we are trying to learn more about the experience of abnormal responses to physical and/or … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: what every family physician needs to know

Article extract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: what every family  physician needs to know, by Mary Dimmock, Susan Levine, MD, and Terri L. Wilder, MSW in Family Doctor (journal of New York State Academy of Family Physicians) Winter 2018 6:3 pp 23-25 The onset … Continue reading

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Post-Exertional Malaise & GET in ME/CFS – a guide to the research

ME Action blog post, 9 Feb 2018: Post-Exertional Malaise & GET in ME/CFS – a guide to the research “Post-Exertional Malaise & Graded Exercise Therapy in ME/CFS” Primer, December 2017 A member of #MEAction Network Australia has written a primer, outlining the … Continue reading

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