Tag Archives: Heart rate variability

Autonomic function in ME & CFS: comparing self-report & objective measures

Autonomic dysfunction in myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: comparing self-report and objective measures, by Jane Kemp, Madison Sunnquist, Leonard A Jason, Julia L Newton in Clin Auton Res [Preprint 21 May 2019]   Letter extracts: Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and … Continue reading

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Chronotropic Intolerance: an overlooked determinant of symptoms & activity limitation in ME/CFS?

Chronotropic intolerance: an overlooked determinant of symptoms and activity limitation in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome?, by Todd E. Davenport,  Mary Lehnen,  Staci R Stevens,  J. Mark VanNess,  Jared Stevens and  Christopher R Snell in Front. Pediatr. 22 March 2019 Review … Continue reading

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Impairments in cognitive performance in CFS are common, not related to co-morbid depression but do associate with autonomic dysfunction

Impairments in cognitive performance in chronic fatigue syndrome are common, not related to co-morbid depression but do associate with autonomic dysfunction, by Lucy J Robinson, Peter Gallagher, Stuart Watson, Ruth Pearce, Andreas Finkelmeyer, Laura Maclachlan, Julia L Newton in  PLoS … Continue reading

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Associations between clinical symptoms, plasma norepinephrine & deregulated immune gene networks in subgroups of adolescents with CFS

Associations between clinical symptoms, plasma norepinephrine and deregulated immune gene networks in subgroups of adolescent with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Chinh Bkrong Nguyen, Surendra Kumar, Manuela Zucknick, Vessela N Kristensen, Johannes Gjerstad, Hilde Nilsen, Vegard BruunWyller, in Brain Behav Immun. 2018 … Continue reading

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The effects of warm water immersion on people with CFS

The effects of warm water immersion on blood pressure, heart rate and heart rate variability in people with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Romy Parker, Zeenath Higgins, Zandiswa N.P. Mlombile, Michaela J. Mohr, and Tarryn L Wagner in S Afr J Physiother. 2018; … Continue reading

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Cerebral blood flow & heart rate variability predict fatigue severity in patients with CFS

Research abstract: Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability predict fatigue severity in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Jeff Boissoneault, Janelle Letzen, Michael Robinson, & Roland Staud in Brain Imaging Behav. 2018 May 31 [Epub ahead of print] Prolonged, … Continue reading

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Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability in CFS

Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a randomized cross-over study, by Anneleen Malfliet, Roselien Pas, Raf Brouns, Joris De Win, Samar M Hatem, Mira Meeus, Kelly Ickmans, Robbert-Jan van Hooff, and Jo Nijs in heart 2018; 21:E13-E24 BACKGROUND: Pain, fatigue, and concentration difficulties … Continue reading

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Heart rate variability (HRV) an underused ME/CFS/FM management tool

Health rising treatment resources blog post, by Karmin, 24 Oct 2017: Karmin continues her series on heart rate variability (HRV) testing. Everyone concerned with pacing – a subject everyone with ME/CFS/FM has reason to be concerned with – will find … Continue reading

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Reduced cardiac vagal modulation impacts on cognitive performance in CFS

Abstract of Australian research BACKGROUND: Cognitive difficulties and autonomic dysfunction have been reported separately in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). A role for heart rate variability (HRV) in cognitive flexibility has been demonstrated in healthy individuals, but this relationship … Continue reading

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