david systrom

  1. SWAlexander

    Systemic Vascular Distensibility relates to exercise capacity in connective tissue disease (Singh et al 2021)

    A Similar Kind of Exercise Intolerance is Found in Connective Tissue Diseases, ME/CFS and Long COVID Results The study found that the blood vessels of people with CTD did not dilate as much as the healthy controls. The CTD patients also displayed an “impaired stroke volume increase”. As their...
  2. M

    Any Dr. Systrom patients here? - Mestinon (Pyridostigmine bromide) and safety profile

    Hello, So I got a prescription for Mestinon from my doctor to see if it helps with exertional intolerance (most notably pain/discomfort after exercise). I am freaking out about it though. For those that are not aware, this drug has been linked as a causal factor in Gulf War Illness (GWI). This...
  3. M

    Long Covid - persistent dyspnea and exercise intolerance

    I noticed that Dr. David Systrom published a paper that resonates a lot with what I have been experiencing. Persistent Exertional Intolerance after COVID-19: Insights from Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing. https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(21)03635-7/fulltext They...
  4. Pyrrhus

    Insights from Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing of Patients with ME/CFS (Joseph et al., 2021)

    A new publication by the team of Phillip Joseph, Anne Oaklander, and David Systrom, which I personally find exciting. Insights from Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing of Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Joseph et al., 2021)...
  5. Pyrrhus

    Presentations from Ron Tompkins, David Systrom, Donna Felsenstein (courtesy OMF & Massachusetts ME/CFS/FM Association)

    Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association and Open Medicine Foundation Fall 2020 Event on Zoom October 24, 2020 Video 2: Presentation by Ron Tompkins and Q&A Video 3: Presentation by David Systrom Video 4: Presentation by Donna Felsenstein Video 5: Panel Discussion...
  6. Kyla

    Unexplained exertional dyspnea caused by low ventricular filling pressures: results from clinical invasive cardiopulmonary exercise testing

    This isn't about ME, but some of the patients had POTS, and this is discussed in the context of exercise testing. Thought the results might be of interest to some here. I have pulled out one of the relevant sections and quoted it (below the abstract)...