A committe of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in the USA proposed the new name systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID) for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in the report Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness released the 10th of February 2015. I think the IOM committee went too enthusiastic about a new name, and… Fortsätt läsa Is the proposed name SEID useful?
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… Fortsätt läsa Suggestion to replace PEM by PAR