Post-exertional exhaustion: immediate or delayed

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Post-exertional exhaustion: immediate or delayed is one of the compulsory criterion of post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is defined by the International Consensus Criteria for ME.[1] This is slightly different from definitions of post-exertional malaise (PEM), in which symptoms do not have to involve exhaustion.[citation needed]

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Post-exertional exhaustion: immediate or delayed is one of the compulsory criterion of post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is defined by the International Consensus Criteria for ME.[1]

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post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE) - An alternative term for post-exertional malaise (PEM), used by people who find that the word 'malaise' fails to capture the serious nature of the condition. Used in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report.

post-exertional malaise (PEM) - A notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small physical or cognitive exertions. PEM may be referred to as a "crash" or "collapse" and can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain, trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, and others.

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