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Reductions in cerebral blood flow can be provoked by sitting in severe ME/CFS patients

Reductions in cerebral blood flow can be provoked by sitting in severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients,┬áby C (Linda) MC van Campen, Peter C Rowe and Frans C Visser in Healthcare 2020, 8(4), 394 [doi.org/10.3390/healthcare8040394]   Research abstract: Introduction: In … Continue reading

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Increasing blood pressure with phenylephrine reduces OI symptoms

Research abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), with orthostatic intolerance is characterized by neurocognitive deficits, impaired working memory, concentration, and information processing. In CFS, upright tilting (HUT) caused decreased cerebral blood flow velocity (CBFv) related to yperpnea/hypocapnia and impaired cerebral autoregulation; … Continue reading

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Blood flow increases in the brain in POTS

Abstract Decreased upright cerebral blood flow (CBF) with hyperpnea and hypocapnia is seen in a minority of patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS). More often, CBF is not decreased despite upright neurocognitive dysfunction. This may result from time-dependent changes in … Continue reading

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Brain fog due to reduced blood flow in CFS

Abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is defined as greater than 6 months of persistent fatigue that is experienced physically and cognitively. The cognitive symptoms are generally thought to be a mild cognitive impairment, but individuals with CFS subjectively describe them … Continue reading

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