Tag Archives: Dr David Systrom

Unexplained exertional intolerance associated with impaired systemic oxygen extraction

The researchers reviewed invasive cardiopulmonary test results of 313 patients with unexplained exertional intolerance. The paper focuses mainly on a small subset of patients: “We identified a cohort of patients whose exercise limitation is due only to systemic oxygen extraction, … Continue reading

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Fatigue, Sleep, and Autoimmune and Related Disorders

Fatigue, sleep, and autoimmune and related Disorders, by Mark R Zielinski, David M Systrom and Noel R Rose in Front. Immunol., 06 August 2019 [doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.01827]   Review article abstract: Profound and debilitating fatigue is the most common complaint reported among … Continue reading

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Exercise tests suggest autoimmunity causes the exertion problems in CFS, FM & POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 August 2017: Exercise Tests Suggest Autoimmunity Causes the Exertion Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and POTS Researchers and doctors get interested in ME/CFS in different ways. Many have a personal connection, … Continue reading

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The blood volume paradox in ME/CFS & POTS

Health Rising blog post: The Blood Volume Paradox in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and POTS by Cort Johnson, 29 July 2016. Kunihisa Miwa, a Japanese ME/CFS researcher, has been on something of a roll. Through no less than five studies he pioneered the … Continue reading

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Dr David Systrom’s exercise intolerance research

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson: The Exercise intolerance in ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and POTS Explained? Dr. Systrom’s huge study on people with unexplained exercise intolerance suggests that the current explanation (deconditioning, lack of effort) couldn’t be more wrong. In … Continue reading

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How mestinon helped one ME/CFS patient exercise

Health Rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 17 June 2016: A mestinon miracle: vagus nerve stimulating drug helps long time ME/CFS patient exercise. She’d had chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) for twenty-eight years and has left no stone unturned in her … Continue reading

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