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Great 3 minute video by Bateman Horne Center about PEM: "When Exercise Causes Harm" (for doctors, family, etc.)


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If you have a doctor or therapist who is willing to spend a very little time to learn something very important, this is for them, great explanation of PEM and how exercise harms people with ME/CFS;

ETA: Actually, this would be great for friends, family, caregivers too! it's so simply and clearly explained)

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