Tag Archives: deconditioning

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 abnormal cardiac index & stroke volume index changes during a normal tilt table test in ME/CFS patients… are not related to deconditioning

The abnormal cardiac index and stroke volume index changes during a normal tilt table test in ME/CFS patients compared to healthy volunteers, are not related to deconditioning, by C (Linda) MC van Campen, Frans C. Visser in Journal of Thrombosis and Circulation, 7 November, … Continue reading

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Understanding severely affected CFS: the gravity of the situation

Review abstract: Understanding severely affected chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): The gravity of the situation, by Victoria Strassheim, Robert Ballantine, Katie L. Hackett, James Frith, Julia L. Newton in Physical Therapy Reviews [Preprint May 25, 2017] Objective: To describe how the effects of gravity … Continue reading

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2009 review found CBT/GET ineffective and harmful

Abstract Benign  Myalgic  Encephalomyelitis  (ME)  /  Chronic  Fatigue  Syndrome  (CFS) is  a  debilitating  disease  which,  despite  numerous  biological  abnormalities  has remained highly controversial. Not withstanding  the  medical  pathogenesis  of  ME/CFS,  the  (bio)psychosocial model is adopted by many governmental organizations and … Continue reading

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