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by laelowse
Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: research & funding
Topic: For Jessica Bavinton
Replies: 6
Views: 8084

Re: For Jessica Bavinton

Yes, I don't understand why so many of these threads are being closed down. I have not seen any reason for this. There has inevitably been some disagreement but this has always been polite and logically put. Surely the point of this forum is to encourage discussion on the issues that effect people w...
by laelowse
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 20557

Re: GET - useful or risky?

In response to admin's comment that we shouldn't try and answer each other's questions, could we perhaps have an expert contribution to address some of the issues raised here about the evidence base for GET (primarily I assume the PACE trial). It seems rather simplistic to simply re-iterate the bene...
by laelowse
Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 20557

Re: GET - useful or risky?

Thanks everyone for your input, really interesting to hear the other side of the argument. Makes it very difficult to know what to do for best.

Jessica, how would you respond to these criticisms of GET and the PACE trial?
by laelowse
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 20557

Re: GET - useful or risky?

Hi Jessica, Many thanks for your reply. I appreciate the difference between a structured programme for people with ME/CFS and just random over-exertion, but I was referring to people who have undertaken a supervised programme (as per NICE guidelines) which has had a negative impact on their long ter...
by laelowse
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 20557

GET - useful or risky?

Hi, I have been suffering from ME/CFS for over 3 years now and would describe my condition as stable and moderate - I am unable to work and my activity is limited, but I am not bed-bound and am able to potter around the house doing small tasks and have the odd trip out providing I pace carefully. I ...
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