Balance problems

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Balance problems or disequilibrium

Prevalence[edit | edit source]

  • In a 2001 Belgian study, 69.1% of patients meeting the Fukuda criteria and 73.7% of patients meeting the Holmes criteria, in a cohort of 2073 CFS patients, reported disequilibrium.[1]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. De Becker, Pascale; McGregor, Neil; De Meirleir, Kenny (Dec 2001). "A definition‐based analysis of symptoms in a large cohort of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome". Journal of Internal Medicine. 250 (3): 234–240. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2796.2001.00890.x. 
  2. Miwa, Kunihisa; Inoue, Yukichi (Sep 2018). "The etiologic relation between disequilibrium and orthostatic intolerance in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome)". Journal of Cardiology. 72 (3): 261–264. doi:10.1016/j.jjcc.2018.02.010. PMID 29588088. 
  3. Rasouli, Omid; Vasseljen, Ottar; Fors, Egil A.; Lorås, Håvard W.; Stensdotter, Ann-Katrin (2018), "Lower regulatory frequency for postural control in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome", PLOS One, 13 (4): e0195111, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0195111 
  4. Serrador, Jorge M.; Quigley, Karen; Zhao, Caixiab; Findley, Thomas; Natelson, Benjamin H. (2018), "Balance deficits in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with and without fibromyalgia", NeuroRehabilitation, 42 (2): 235–246, doi:10.3233/NRE-172245 

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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