Heart Volume

This study confirms an association between reduced cardiac volumes and blood volume in CFS. Lack of relationship between length of disease, cardiac and plasma volumes suggests findings are not secondary to deconditioning. The relationship between plasma volume and severity of fatigue symptoms suggests a potential therapeutic target in CFS.

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  • Old lady heart syndrome because it takes away my breath with the smallest of efforts.

    A range of tests and that was the opinion of a consultant prescribing beta blockers so blood pressure swings were smaller.

  • Cheek of the devil calling patients old ladies a really terrible label with no place for doctors in this day and age.

  • Bell and Streeten reported reduced blood volume ncf-net.org/library/Bell-St...

  • Unexplained exertional dyspnea ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...

  • Thanks for sharing had missed that research.

  • Therapeutic target is some treatment right.

  • Same thing I was asking myself what treatment is there for short of blood and will it warm my cold feet.

  • One more thing that can be added onto no evidence this exists.

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