Tag Archives: Post-exertional malaise

Video: ME & PEM (Post Exertional Malaise)

ME & PEM: English language video from Norway   This 3 minute film will give you an introduction to PEM (Post Exertional Malaise). Once you’ve understood what PEM is about, you’ll know a lot more about the debilitating chronic disease … Continue reading

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Post-exertional malaise is associated with greater symptom burden & psychological distress in patients diagnosed with CFS

Post-exertional malaise is associated with greater symptom burden and psychological distress in patients diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Marcella May, Sara F Milrad, Dolores M Perdomo, Sara J Czaja, Mary Ann Fletcher, Devika R Jutagir, Daniel L Hall, Nancy … Continue reading

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Autonomic markers, CFS & post-exertion states

Autonomic markers, chronic fatigue syndrome, and post-exertion states, by Fred Friedberg in Journal of Psychosomatic Research Vol 127, Dec 2019, [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2019.109845]   Article extracts: A large body of evidence suggests that autonomic imbalance, i.e., hyperactive sympathetic nervous system and hypoactive … Continue reading

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Elevated blood lactate in resting conditions correlate with post-exertional malaise severity in patients with ME/CFS

Elevated blood lactate in resting conditions correlate with post-exertional malaise severity in patients with Myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome by Alaa Ghali, Carole Lacout, Maria Ghali, Aline Gury, Anne-Berengere Beucher, Pierre Lozac’h, Christian Lavigne & Geoffrey Urbanski (France) in Nature Scientific … Continue reading

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Video lecture by Dr Lucinda Bateman: Upright activity & exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue

Upright activity and exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue, by Dr Lucinda Bateman   Dr Bateman talks to doctors.  Duration 56 minutes. Topics covered: how she assesses and diagnoses patients with ME/CFS the questionnaires she gets … Continue reading

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Rethinking the standard of care for ME/CFS

Rethinking the standard of care for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Fred Friedberg, Madison Sunnquist, Luis Nacul in Journal of General Internal Medicine, Published online: 21 October 2019 [doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05375-y ]   Article abstract: For over two decades, the standard of … Continue reading

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Post-Exertional Malaise Is associated with hypermetabolism, hypoacetylation & purine metabolism deregulation in ME/CFS cases

Post-Exertional Malaise is associated with hypermetabolism, hypoacetylation and purine metabolism deregulation in ME/CFS cases, by Neil R McGregor, Christopher W Armstrong, Donald P Lewis and Paul R Gooley in Diagnostics 2019, 9(3), 70; [Published: 4 July 2019] https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics9030070 Research abstract: Post-exertional … Continue reading

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The risk of labelling CFS symptoms as unhelpful cognitive responses

The risk of labelling CFS symptoms as unhelpful cognitive responses, by Michiel Tack in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 1–2 [Published June 18, 2019]  https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104519853849   Letter to the editor: Loades, M. E., Rimes, K., Lievesley, K., Ali, S., & … Continue reading

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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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