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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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Exercise intolerance in CFS caused by low oxygen extraction

Abstract Background: The insufficient metabolic adaptation to exercise in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is still being debated and poorly understood. Methods: We analysed the cardiopulmonary exercise tests of CFS patients, idiopathic chronic fatigue (CFI) patients and healthy visitors. Continuous non-invasive … Continue reading

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