Tag Archives: muscle fatigue

Post-exertional malaise: an exploratory factor analysis

Research abstract: Post-exertional malaise is a cardinal symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome. There are two differing focuses when defining post-exertional malaise: a generalized, full-body fatigue and a muscle-specific fatigue. This study aimed to discern whether post-exertional malaise … Continue reading

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Genetic evaluation of metabolic enzymes in CFS

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disease that can seriously impair one’s quality of life; patients complain of excessive fatigue and myalgia following physical exertion. This disease may be associated with abnormalities in genes affecting exercise tolerance and … Continue reading

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Muscle cell abnormalities in CFS: AMPK & IL6

Research abstract: Background: Post exertional muscle fatigue is a key feature in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Abnormalities of skeletal muscle function have been identified in some but not all patients with CFS. To try to limit potential confounders that might … Continue reading

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CFS subgroup found to have low level inflammation

CFS is characterized by profound levels of persistent/recurrent fatigue. It is proposed that chronic, low level inflammation may play a role in this fatigue. We recruited 100 untreated patients with CFS (average age 33±12) and 100 age and sex matched … Continue reading

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