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Saturday, 26 September 2015

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 championship team and was a marathoner  and triathlete.



In other words, the guy was a stud who loved to test himself physically – the last person anyone would ever expect to get ME/CFS. Or end up bed bound. Or end up using a six yard tramp from his bed to the bathroom to test his exercise capacity.



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

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