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An analysis of 2‐day cardiopulmonary exercise testing to assess unexplained fatigue

An analysis of 2‐day cardiopulmonary exercise testing to assess unexplained fatigue, by Jacob B Lindheimer, Thomas Alexander, Wei Qian, Jacquelyn C Klein‐Adams, Gudrun Lange, Benjamin H Natelson, Dane B Cook, Helene Z Hill, Michael J Falvo in Physiological Reports, Vol 8, … Continue reading

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Validation of the severity of ME/CFS by other measures than history

Validation of the severity of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by other measures than history: activity bracelet, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing and a validated activity, Questionnaire: SF-36, by by C (Linda) M C van Campen, Peter C Rowe and Frans C Visser in … Continue reading

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Post-exertional symptoms distinguish ME/CFS subjects from healthy controls

Post-exertional symptoms distinguish Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome subjects from healthy controls, by  in Work, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 265-275, 20 Jul 2020 [doi: 10.3233/WOR-203168]   Research abstract: Background: Post-exertional malaise (PEM) is an exacerbation of symptoms that leads to … Continue reading

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Physical activity measures in patients with ME/CFS: correlations between peak oxygen consumption, the physical functioning scale of the SF-36 questionnaire, & the number of steps from an activity meter

Physical activity measures in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: correlations between peak oxygen consumption, the physical functioning scale of the SF-36 questionnaire, and the number of steps from an activity meter, by CMC van Campen, Peter C Rowe, Freek … Continue reading

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Heart rate thresholds to limit activity in ME/CFS patients (pacing): comparison of heart rate formulae

Heart rate thresholds to limit activity in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients (Pacing): Comparison of heart rate formulae and measurements of the heart rate at the lactic acidosis threshold during Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing, by C (Linda) MC van Campen, Peter … Continue reading

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Diagnostic sensitivity of 2-day cardiopulmonary exercise testing in ME/CFS

Diagnostic sensitivity of 2-day cardiopulmonary exercise testing in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Maximillian J Nelson,  Jonathan D Buckley, Rebecca L Thomson, Daniel Clark, Richard Kwiatek and Kade Davison in Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:80 [Published: 14 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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Case report of differences between twins where only one has ME

Case report abstract: BACKGROUND: Patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) present with profound fatigue, flu-like symptoms, pain, cognitive impairment, orthostatic intolerance, and post-exertional malaise (PEM), and exacerbation of some or all of the baseline symptoms. CASE REPORT: We report … Continue reading

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Accurate diagnosis of ME and CFS based on objective test methods for characteristic symptoms

Article abstract: Although myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are considered to be synonymous, the definitional criteria for ME and CFS define two distinct, partially overlapping, clinical entities. ME, whether defined by the original criteria or by the … Continue reading

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Repeated exercise tests have role as diagnostic test for ME/CFS

Abstract (provisional) Background Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a multi-system illness characterized, in part, by increased fatigue following minimal exertion, cognitive impairment, poor recovery to physical and other stressors, in addition to other symptoms. Unlike healthy subjects and other … Continue reading

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