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  1. C

    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...