Friday, 29 January 2016

How M.E. was never associated with Fatigue.

The symptom of post-exertional muscle fatigue used here is very different from the symptom of perceived, non-post-exertional general fatigue, the subjective feeling of tiredness, used as the basis for making a CFS diagnosis. Perhaps post-exertional muscle depletion or dysfunction would have been a better term to use than "muscle fatigue" to avoid confusion with subjective, perceived fatigue. Muscle fatigue can be objectively measured. Perceived, general fatigue can only be evaluated by psychometric questionnaires – an important distinction.

How M.E. was never associated with 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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