Tag Archives: PEM

Abnormal blood lactate accumulation during repeated exercise testing in ME/CFS

Abnormal blood lactate accumulation during repeated exercise testing in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, by Katarina Lien, Bjørn Johansen, Marit B Veierød, Annicke S Haslestad, Siv K Bøhn, Morten N Melsom, Kristin R Kardel, Per O Iversen in Physiological reports vol … Continue reading

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PEM: It’s time to retire the term

PEM: It’s time to retire the term, by Pete Hanauer in The Solve ME/CFS Chronicle, Spring 2018   FOR MANY YEARS, people who suffered the pain and disruption to their lives caused by ME/CFS also suffered the indignity of being … Continue reading

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Whole blood human transcriptome and virome analysis of ME/CFS patients experiencing post-exertional malaise following cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Whole blood human transcriptome and virome analysis of ME/CFS patients experiencing post-exertional malaise following cardiopulmonary exercise testing, by Jerome Bouquet, Tony Li, Jennifer L Gardy, Xiaoying Kang, Staci Stevens, Jared Stevens, Mark VanNess, Christopher Snell, James Potts, Ruth R Miller, … 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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Assessment of Post-Exertional Malaise in patients with ME & CFS

Assessment of Post-Exertional Malaise (PEM) in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): A patient-driven survey, by Carly S Holtzman, Shaun Bhatia, Joseph Cotler and Leonard A Jason in Diagnostics 2019, 9(1), 26 [Published: 2 March 2019] … Continue reading

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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 development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with ME & CFS

The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Leonard A Jason, Carly S Holtzman, Madison Sunnquist, Joseph Cotler in Journal of Health Psychology, 24 Oct 2018 [Preprint] Research abstract: Post-exertional malaise, … Continue reading

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GET for ME/CFS is not effective & unsafe – re-analysis of a Cochrane review

Graded exercise therapy for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is not effective and unsafe. Re-analysis of a Cochrane review, by Mark Vink & Alexandra Vink-Niese in Health Psychology Open, Vol 5, issue: 2 [First Published October 8, 2018]   Review article abstract: … Continue reading

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Cardiopulmonary exercise test methodology for assessing exertion intolerance in ME/CFS

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Methodology for Assessing Exertion Intolerance in ME/CFS by Staci Stevens, Chris Snell, Jared Stevens, Betsy Keller and J Mark VanNess in Frontiers in Pediatrics, 4 September 2018 Background: Concise methodological directions for administration of serial cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) … Continue reading

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Comparing post-exertional symptoms following serial exercise tests

Research poster abstract: Comparing post-exertional symptoms following serial exercise tests, by Lariel J Mateo, Lily Chu, S Stevens, J Stevens, CR Snell, Todd E Davenport, and J Mark Van Ness – Workwell Foundation Presentation, April 2018 Post-exertional malaise (PEM) is an … Continue reading

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