Oxygen is an odorless and colorless gas that comprises a major component of air and is critical to animal and plant life.
ME/CFS[edit | edit source]
A 1995 study found oxygen delivery to muscles in ME/CFS was impaired and that there was a 20% reduction in oxidative metabolism.
ME/CFS patients have lower VO2 max scores.
Studies[edit | edit source]
- 2019, Peak Oxygen Uptake in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: A Meta-Analysis.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "OXYGEN | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary". dictionary.cambridge.org. Retrieved Jan 9, 2019.
- Natelson, Benjamin H.; Mccully, Kevin K. (Nov 1, 1999). "Impaired oxygen delivery to muscle in chronic fatigue syndrome". Clinical Science. 97 (5): 603–608. doi:10.1042/cs0970603. ISSN 0143-5221. PMID 10545311.
- Franklin, John Derek; Atkinson, Greg; Atkinson, Janet M.; Batterham, Alan M. (Feb 2019). "Peak Oxygen Uptake in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: A Meta-Analysis". International Journal of Sports Medicine. 40 (2): 77–87. doi:10.1055/a-0802-9175. ISSN 1439-3964. PMID 30557887.
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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.