Suggestion to replace PEM by PAR

Deterioration after mental or physical exertion is often referred as “post exertional malaise” (PEM). But the word malaise, is very far from what it is. In the Swedish medical dictionary malaise is defined as a vague diffuse sense of discomfort and tiredness. But the patients rather experience a crash with an increase of most of the symptoms. To be clear that the entire symptom complex deteriorates, it would be better to replace the word “malaise” with “relapse”. Relapse also better describes that it takes some days to recover. Post exertional malaise could be interpreted like a few minutes of feeling … Fortsätt läsa Suggestion to replace PEM by PAR