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Bustle magazine mentions CFS

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by WillowJ, Apr 28, 2018.

  1. WillowJ

    WillowJ Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    In an article discussing whether to excercise while ill (generally not; it won’t help, will infect others, and sometimes make you worse, the article advises, but says Mayo Clinic says it’s ok to expose your gym to a head cold—let’s hope there’s no one there with leukemia or on anti rejection medication),

    Abstract of article is here
    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15438629609512057
     
  2. Arnie Pye

    Arnie Pye Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Source : https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/heart-disease-and-flu#1

    If I get the flu or even a heavy cold I'll stay at home. And if I do venture out I'd prefer not to meet people with colds and flu. :mad: It might not have made much difference to me when I was 25, but now I'm getting long in the tooth I'd rather avoid the sufferers if at all possible.
     
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  3. Inara

    Inara Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It should be common knowledge (at least amongst athletes it is) never to train during an infection, especially not during the flu! It is well-known that the possibility of having a myocarditis is relatively high.
     
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    Webdog Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Following a month bedridden with a viral infection and myocarditis, I was encouraged by my doctor to try exercise as much as possible. If only I had just rested...
     
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