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How Walking to Bathroom Can Be Harder Than Running a Marathon: A Doctor’s ME/CFS Case Study

Talking about taking research into your own hands. Mark Vink is a physician in the Netherlands who suddenly fell ill with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). He wasn't just your typical physician; he also happened to have a brown belt in judo, was the former captain of a Dutch national field hockey Read more [...]

Declining Production: Exercise Study Reveals Broad Declines in Energy Output in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

(See end for  a short synopsis) “Collectively, these data indicate that ME/CFS participants were unable to reproduce most physiological measures at both maximal and ventilatory threshold intensities during test 2, despite exercising to maximal effort during both tests” Keller The Keller Read more [...]

‘A Foreign and Illogical Result': Dr. Betsy Keller on Exercise Testing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Is the Two Day Exercise Test Ready for the Big Time? The results I described above are quite foreign and illogical to those who are accustomed to predictable physiological responses to physical activity stress- so skeptics abound, particularly when they know nothing about ME/CFS. Dr. Betsy Keller Study Read more [...]