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Sunday, 11 October 2015

What is ME fatigue?

Forget what you think you know about fatigue



... while normal fatigue is proportional to the intensity and duration of activity, followed by a quick restoration of energy, ME fatigue is characterized by a pathological low threshold of physical and mental fatigability, exhaustion, pain, and an abnormal exacerbation of symptoms in response to exertion. It is followed by a prolonged recovery period.



What is ME fatigue?
Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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