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Complex syndromes of chronic pain, fatigue & cognitive impairment linked to autoimmune dysautonomia and small fiber neuropathy

Complex syndromes of chronic pain, fatigue and cognitive impairment linked to autoimmune dysautonomia and small fiber neuropathy, by Yehuda Shoenfeld, Varvara A Ryabkova, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Louise Brinth, Manuel Martinez-Lavine, Shuichi Ikeda, Harald Heidecke, Abdulla Watad, Nicola L Bragazzi, Joab Chapman, … Continue reading

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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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