Tag Archives: OI

Hemodynamics during the 10-minute NASA Lean Test: evidence of circulatory decompensation in a subset of ME/CFS patients

Hemodynamics during the 10-minute NASA Lean Test: evidence of circulatory decompensation in a subset of ME/CFS patients by Jihyun Lee, Suzanne D Vernon, Patricia Jeys, Weam Ali, Andrea Campos, Derya Unutmaz, Brayden Yellman, Lucinda Bateman in J Transl Med. 2020 … Continue reading

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Clinically accessible tools for documenting the impact of Orthostatic Intolerance on symptoms & function in ME/CFS

Clinically accessible tools for documenting the impact of Orthostatic Intolerance on symptoms and function in ME/CFS, by Jihyun Lee, Pelle Wall, Chris Kimler, Lucinda Bateman, Suzanne D Vernon in Work vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 257-263, 2020 [doi: 10.3233/WOR-203169]   Research … Continue reading

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Orthostatic Intolerance explained – videos from Bateman Horne Center

What is orthostatic intolerance (OI)?   Two videos from the Bateman Horne Center in Utah, USA set out to explain orthostatic intolerance for health professionals and it’s role in ME/CFS. There is sufficient evidence to suggest a high prevalence of … Continue reading

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Cognitive function declines following orthostatic stress in adults with ME/CFS

Cognitive Function declines following orthostatic stress in adults with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), by C Linda M C van Campen, Peter C Rowe, Freek W A Verheugt, Frans C Visser in Front Neurosci. 2020 Jun 26;14:688. [doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2020.00688]   Research … Continue reading

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Orthostatic intolerance in CFS

Orthostatic intolerance in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Richard Garner and James N Baraniuk in Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:185 [Published: 3 June 2019] https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-019-1935-y   Research abstract: Background: Orthostatic intolerance (OI) is a significant problem for those with chronic … Continue reading

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CFS in the emergency department (US)

Chronic fatigue syndrome in the emergency department, by CR Timbol, JN Baraniuk in Open Access Emergency Medicine Vol 11, pp 15-28, [Published 11 January 2019]   Research abstract: Purpose: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating disease characterized by fatigue, postexertional … Continue reading

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Intracranial compliance is associated with symptoms of orthostatic intolerance in CFS

Research abstract: Intracranial compliance is associated with symptoms of orthostatic intolerance in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Andreas Finkelmeyer, Jiabao He, Laura Maclachlan, Andrew M Blamire, Julia L Newton in PLoS One. 2018 Jul 3;13(7):e0200068 Symptoms of orthostatic intolerance (OI) are … Continue reading

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Disequilibrium & orthostatic intolerance in patients with ME (CFS)

Research abstract: The etiologic relation between disequilibrium and orthostatic intolerance in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome) by K Miwa, Y Inoue in J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 24. pii: S0914-5087(18)30058-3 [Epub ahead of print] Highlights: Disequilibrium should be recognized as the important cause for … Continue reading

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ME in children – Specialist lectures on video

Seminar on children and young people with ME/CFS – 2014 On November 12, 2014 the National Association for ME in Sweden organized a seminar on children and young people with ME/CFS. The seminar was conducted in cooperation with RME Stockholm and … Continue reading

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Fatigue in OI subgroup improves with modafinil

Abstract Many patients who suffer from orthostatic intolerance (OI) may also have severe fatigue and extreme exercise intolerance. In some of these patients, fatigue may be so severe that they are unable to maintain employment. In some, even the activities … Continue reading

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