pem

  1. Pyrrhus

    Post-Concussion Syndrome may come with PEM

    A common question that people ask is: "Are there any other conditions that also come with PEM?" A suggestion that Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) may possibly come with PEM/PENE seems to pop up often. Post-Concussion Syndrome follows a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): However, I am not aware...
  2. W

    2-day neurocognitive testing to measure cognitive crash?

    We're trying to justify treatment to insurance, but a standard 2-day exercise test doesn't get at my son's primary functional issues. His key items are the fatigue, anxiety, intractable headache, brain fog, bad sleep ... AND the neurocognitive/emotional crash he has after cognitive/emotional...
  3. Pyrrhus

    The evidence base for physiotherapy in ME/CFS when considering PEM: a systematic review and narrative synthesis (Wormgoor and Rodenburg, 2021)

    The evidence base for physiotherapy in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome when considering post-exertional malaise: a systematic review and narrative synthesis https://translational-medicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12967-020-02683-4 Excerpt: (emphasis added)
  4. Pyrrhus

    The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with ME/CFS (Jason et al., 2018)

    This paper establishes a questionnaire that can measure Post-Exertional Malaise (PEM). (I don't think this paper from 2018 has been discussed yet.) The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome (Jason...
  5. Pyrrhus

    Meta-analysis investigating post-exertional malaise between patients and controls (Brown and Jason, 2018)

    This paper establishes Post-Exertional Malaise (PEM) as a cardinal symptom in ME. (I don't think this paper from 2018 has been discussed yet.) Meta-analysis investigating post-exertional malaise between patients and controls https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1359105318784161 Excerpt:
  6. ChookityPop

    If I use my muscles a tiny bit too much I get PEM.

    Its so weird. Last year my legs suddenly "stopped" working. I got crazy lactic acid buildup and lots of pain. Walking in general sucks, but stairs and walking downhill is a lot worse. In november I removed snow from my car and "destroyed" my arms and got crazy PEM afterwards. I bought this car...
  7. O

    Anyone's symptoms get worse after doing anything stress related?

    I want to here from people who experience PEM and what the resulting symptoms are from PEM.
  8. hmnr asg

    handling mentally challenging tasks

    Hi everyone, So there is a lot of discussion on the forum about handling physically demanding tasks, e.g., using a heart rate monitor to ensure one's heart rate is not going above some baseline and breaking the tasks into smaller chunks and resting in between. What I like to ask the members...