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Medically documenting disability in ME/CFS cases [US]

Medically Documenting Disability in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) cases, by Barbara Comerford and Richard Podell in Front. Pediatr. 7:231, 2 July 2019 [doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00231]   Article introduction: Patients with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) experience debilitating physical and … 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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Passive standing tests for the office diagnosis of postural tachycardia syndrome: New methodological considerations

Passive standing tests for the office diagnosis of postural tachycardia syndrome: new methodological considerations, by Maria Roma, Colleen L. Marden & Peter C. Rowe in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior 2018 [Published online: 25 Aug 2018] Research abstract: Background: Passive standing tests … Continue reading

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POTS rising! An overview of postural orthostatic tachycardia

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 28 April 2018: POTS Rising! Research & Advocacy Producing Breakthroughs in Neglected Disease Remarkable Progress It’s rare that a clear cause of disease like postural orthostatic tachycardia (POTS) or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) or … Continue reading

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Managing fatigue in postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS): The Newcastle approach

Managing fatigue in postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS): The Newcastle approach, Victoria Strassheim, Jenny Welford, Rob Ballantine, Julia L Newton in Auton Neurosci. 2018 Feb 22. pii: S1566-0702(17)30328-4 [Epub ahead of print] Highlights: Fatigue is a common symptom described by those … Continue reading

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Exercise tests suggest autoimmunity causes the exertion problems in CFS, FM & POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 August 2017: Exercise Tests Suggest Autoimmunity Causes the Exertion Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and POTS Researchers and doctors get interested in ME/CFS in different ways. Many have a personal connection, … Continue reading

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Exercise exposes new types of POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 6 December: Exercise Exposes New Types of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Extracts: Exercise has been used in many studies to understand chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), but nobody until recently has used exercise … Continue reading

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Prevalence of POTS in Dutch people with CFS

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is considered a diagnostic marker for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to (i) compare POTS prevalence in a CFS cohort with fatigued patients not meeting CFS criteria, and … Continue reading

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The blood volume paradox in ME/CFS & POTS

Health Rising blog post: The Blood Volume Paradox in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and POTS by Cort Johnson, 29 July 2016. Kunihisa Miwa, a Japanese ME/CFS researcher, has been on something of a roll. Through no less than five studies he pioneered the … Continue reading

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How to recognise POTS

Article abstract: This article describes the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a potentially debilitating autonomic disorder that can have many causes and presentations. POTS can be mistaken for panic disorder, inappropriate … Continue reading

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