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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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Cardiopulmonary responses to exercise in an individual with ME/CFS during long-term treatment with intravenous saline: a case study

Cardiopulmonary responses to exercise in an individual with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome during long-term treatment with intravenous saline: A case study by Todd E Davenport, Michael K Ward, Staci R Stevens, Jared Stevens, Christopher R Snell, J Mark VanNess, in … 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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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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Delayed recovery in CFS can affect exercise testing results

Research abstract Objectives  –  Reduced functional capacity and post-exertional fatigue following physical activity are hallmark symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and may even qualify for biomarker status. That these symptoms are often delayed may explain the equivocal results for clinical … Continue reading

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