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by Valentijn
Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: Elevated heart rate days after exertion
Replies: 2
Views: 3089

Elevated heart rate days after exertion

After turning blue one night, I got a pulse oximeter and have begun monitoring my pulse and oxygen, and trying to use it as a guide for how active I can be. Basically I noticed that after exertion, my heart rate would be elevated (which is normal), but then it would stay elevated for hours, sometime...
by Valentijn
Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: Old patient harmed by exercise programs
Replies: 4
Views: 4084

Re: Old patient harmed by exercise programs

• A manageable increase in symptoms is normal (this reduces in time), but an ongoing deterioration is not Thank you for the information. Regarding the above quote, I'm wondering how we can tell if it's going to be a temporary increase in symptoms, or an ongoing deterioration? Due to the delayed nat...
by Valentijn
Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: diet
Topic: What causes my reaction to foods?
Replies: 1
Views: 2230

What causes my reaction to foods?

I didn't have any food problems prior to getting sick, aside from mangoes. But now if I eat gluten, eggs, cranberries, soy, milk proteins, or some other things, I seem to have some sort of immune reaction. Usually it's full-body swelling, which typically lasts about a day after eating the "bad&...
by Valentijn
Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: diet
Topic: What supplements can help?
Replies: 10
Views: 8405

Re: What supplements can help?

Since magnesium isn't recommended, is there something else that might help with my muscle twitches, spasms, cramps, and constipation? I have been taking it for two years and it seems to make a huge difference for those symptoms unless I stop taking the magnesium. Is there something better researched...
by Valentijn
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: Abnormal muscle function in ME?
Replies: 9
Views: 10564

Re: Abnormal muscle function in ME?

Jessica, I must say I am confused by this statement: "I also agree that it’s ‘not just deconditioning’. Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) appears to work for people not because it’s reversing deconditioning, but because it’s changing the perception of effort." I'm afraid I haven't seen any stu...
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