18 Myths & Misconceptions Of Post-Exertional Malaise #PEM In Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome #MECFS

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By Dr Mark Guthridge in Thread Reader.

 

#PEM (aka PENE, “flare” or “crash”) is seriously debilitating symptom caused by exercise

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1. #PEM is just tiredness

No

#pwME experience <pathological> fatigue after #exercise which can be long-lasting and includes debilitating fatigue, flu-like symptoms, cognitive impairment, #sleep disturbance

 

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