Tag Archives: POTS

Reductions in cerebral blood flow can be provoked by sitting in severe ME/CFS patients

Reductions in cerebral blood flow can be provoked by sitting in severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients, by C (Linda) MC van Campen, Peter C Rowe and Frans C Visser in Healthcare 2020, 8(4), 394 [doi.org/10.3390/healthcare8040394]   Research abstract: Introduction: In … Continue reading

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Association between quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination & selected syndromes with autonomic dysfunction in Danish females

Association between quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination and selected syndromes with autonomic dysfunction in Danish females: population based, self-controlled, case series analysis, by Anders Hviid, Nicklas M Thorsen, Palle Valentiner-Branth, Morten Frisch, Kåre Mølbak in BMJ Vol 370, p. m2930, Sep … Continue reading

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Impact of ME on treatment of comorbidities: a lived experience

Impact of myalgic encephalomyelitis on treatment of  comorbidities: a lived experience, by Denise Lopez-Majano in Work vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 309-313, 20 Jul 2020 [DOI: 10.3233/WOR-203175]   Abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a complex, chronic, disabling, multi-system disease with no … Continue reading

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Pediatric-onset Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in a single Tertiary Care Center

Pediatric-onset Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in a single Tertiary Care Center, by Anthony Staples, Nicolas R Thompson and Manikum Moodley in J Child Neurol. Vol 35, Issue 8, 2020 [doi: 10.1177/0883073820916260]   Research abstract: AIM: We characterize the pediatric postural orthostatic … Continue reading

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Gravity-induced exercise intervention in an individual with CFS/ME & PTS: a case report

Gravity-induced exercise intervention in an individual with chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyeltis and postural tachycardia syndrome: a case report, by Robert Ballantine, Victoria Strassheim, Julia Newton in International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 2019 vol 26,#5   Abstract: Background/Aims Chronic … Continue reading

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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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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: from chronic fatigue to more specific syndromes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: from Chronic Fatigue to More Specific Syndromes, by S Blitshteyn, P Chopra in Eur Neurol 2018; 80:73–77   Research Article: In the last decade, a group of chronic disorders associated with fatigue (CDAF) emerged as the leading cause of … 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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