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heart rate variability

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    Starting a blog about my experience with a heart rate monitor

    When I started pacing with a monitor in March, I could find remarkably little online about it. I could find general instructions (such as the Workwell ones), but I had lots of specific questions that were not answered. I am starting a blog here to describe my experiences with heart rate...
  2. Hufsamor

    Reduced heart rate variability predicts fatigue severity in individuals with cfs/me

    https://translational-medicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12967-019-02184-z?fbclid=IwAR2UNiowolEkexmFTsZ7TK8sNQRFpiH7muBmaLPKbWYAaZ-lJ8_zKAZHBNU Conclusions Our findings suggest that ANS dysfunction presenting as increased sympathetic hyperactivity may contribute to fatigue severity...
  3. Murph

    Effects of warm water immersion on blood pressure, heart rate and heart rate variability in CFS

    S Afr J Physiother. 2018; 74(1): 442. Published online 2018 Aug 28. doi: 10.4102/sajp.v74i1.442 PMCID: PMC6131699 PMID: 30214947 The effects of warm water immersion on blood pressure, heart rate and heart rate variability in people with chronic fatigue syndrome Romy Parker,1,2 Zeenath Higgins,2...
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    Specific questions re heart rate monitoring

    Hello, I hope this is the right place to post this question. I recently bought a heart rate monitor to help with pacing, and I have a couple of specific questions. My heart rate lying in bed after I wake up (resting heart rate) seems to be right around 70, but sometimes during the day I...