Agents for Change: The 10th Invest in ME International ME Conference, 2015 - Part 1
The 10th Invest in ME International ME Conference (IIMEC10) was held, as usual, in the Lecture Theatre at 1 Birdcage Walk in Westminster on May 29th, 2015.
Discuss the article on the Forums.

The effects of orthostatic intolerance and mental stress on neurocognition

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by est_sunshine, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. est_sunshine

    est_sunshine

    Messages:
    30
    Likes:
    25
    ahimsa, allyann, WendyM and 2 others like this.
  2. ahimsa

    ahimsa Sick since 1990

    Messages:
    1,689
    Likes:
    3,458
    Oregon, USA
    Thanks for posting the link! I've often said that my IQ drops at least 30 points when I stand up. ;) My other joke is that gravity is my arch enemy.

    For those who don't want to read the whole thing, this is a small study where CFS/POTS patients were subjected to orthostatic stress and then given mental tests. Here are two brief quotes:
    This appears to be a grad student's disseration. But the advisor is Dr. Julian Stewart and he is a well known expert in this field (e.g., he's the author of this medscape article - http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/902155-overview#aw2aab6b6).
     
    SOC likes this.

See more popular forum discussions.

Share This Page