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  1. nerd

    Reduced Parasympathetic Reactivation during Recovery from Exercise in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Authors: Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Uros Marusic, Inge De Wandele, Mira Meeus, Lorna Paul, Luc Lambrecht, Greta Moorkens, Lieven Danneels, Jo Nijs Published on: September 30, 2021 pmid: 34640544 doi: 10.3390/jcm10194527 Abstract
  2. Pyrrhus

    WatchME: A cool Apple Watch app for pacing!

    I just stumbled across a new Apple app called "WatchME" in the app store, to be used for pacing in ME: https://apps.apple.com/nz/app/watchme/id1583153009 Here are some screenshots: If anyone tries this, please let me know how it goes. I'm hoping to get an Apple watch soon to try it out.
  3. nerd

    Cerebral blood flow remains reduced after tilt testing in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients

    Published: 23 September 2021 Authors: C. Linda M.C. van Campen, Peter C. Rowe, Frans C. Visser doi: 10.1016/j.cnp.2021.09.001 Highlights Abstract
  4. A

    Pacing: can anyone recommend a heart rate monitor or app?

    Hi all, I just learned recently (from this site, of course!) about the technique of using a heart rate monitor as an objective way to make sure that you're effectively pacing. Brilliant. However, I'm having trouble finding the right one. Everything I've seen just seems to mention "an...
  5. Abdallah

    L-carnitine great results for fatigue

    hello everyone, i hope you all doing good i read thread here someone said that L-carnitine helped them so i started taking it yesterday, the first day i took 1 pill 500mg, after 30 minutes i felt nice and comfortable feeling inside my body, but i did not felt energy the first day but there was...
  6. 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...
  7. A

    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...