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We are improving access to informed health care for individuals with ME/CFS, Long COVID, and fibromyalgia by translating our clinical expertise into medical education and research initiatives.

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We are improving access to informed health care for individuals with ME/CFS, Long COVID, and fibromyalgia by translating our clinical expertise into medical education and research initiatives.

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PEM Video Series

This seven-part video series is a comprehensive deep-dive into post-exertional malaise/post-exertional symptom exacerbation (PEM/PESE). Providers will walk away with an understanding of the pathophysiology, common triggers, and gain insights into care management.

Occupational & Physical Therapy for PEM/PESE

Rehabilitation professionals profoundly impact the quality of life and functional independence in patients with post-exertional malaise (PEM)/post-exertional symptom exacerbation (PESE).

Click here for short videos, resources, and handouts for patients and rehabilitation professionals.

Resources

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Honoring Our Illness Journey

Honoring Our Illness Journey Today I am going to talk about something important which is honoring our illness journeys. When we talk about honoring our illness journeys what does that mean? Honoring includes 2 things: 1) respect, and 2) esteem. I think these are two...

What is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Like? A Patient Perspective

What is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Like? A Patient Perspective A project by Pillow Writers ©2024. The authors consent to the use of material in this publication, in whole or in part, for the purposes of public and medical education. Authored by Pillow Writers (2024)....

Just In Time

This cartoon with audio description was submitted for the awareness reflections video May 2024.

Sigh

Sigh By Lori Harpell 3/25/2024 Feeling like a deflated balloon, Swirling in a dirty gutter... Hazel is confused, Bob is worn out... Bathroom to recliner, Recliner to bathroom... Hours resting with closed eyes, Listening to the quiet sounds outside... A bed bath, A...

Me and my ME

Me and my ME Who is me, or rather who am I, and what is ME? My name is Dr Bear Lawrence, and I’ve enjoyed an interesting life. I’ve worked as a delivery driver in Norway, a helicopter tour pilot in the Caribbean, and a flight instructor in Oregon. In the UK I’ve been...

Stuck with ME

Stuck with ME Let me tell you a little bit about ME I am a monstrous intruder I am your worst nightmare You do not want an invasion from ME I break in through the tiniest cracks anyway There is no avoiding ME I creep in when you least expect ME I am a perpetual thief...

Persephone Enters the Underworld

Persephone Enters the Underworld/Thanksgiving Table 11/26/23 Grieve for me Mother because I am gone. No, I was not stolen or taken. I did not fall, Slip. Truthfully I cannot tell you how I got within the winding corridors of death. But here I am. No, Mother I will not...

Slowly Dying

**Trigger Warning. This poem may be difficult to read for some individuals. Please take care. Here is a link to BHC's Crisis Resources page.**   Slowly Dying I'm on earth, and I no longer feel like I'm living; instead, I'm slowly dying. It's like being in a...

ME/CFS Inpatient Study Findings – BHC’s Statement

Since the recent release of the NIH intramural publication detailing findings from the ME/CFS Inpatient Study, there has been a whirlwind of impassioned commentary. While we harbor mixed sentiments about the paper, we've committed professionally to maintaining an open...

How to Be a Demanding Diplomat as a Severe ME/CFS Caregiver

Galen Warden is the mother of an adult son with severe ME/CFS. Bateman Horne Center partnered with her to provide essential guidance on caring and advocating for individuals with ME/CFS. This blog post includes: Galen's video presentation Galen's presentation slides...

News

Research Published in Frontiers in Neuroscience

BHC, University of Utah, and Jackson Laboratory studied whether changes in blood flow while upright were linked to cognitive impairment in ME/CFS and Long COVID. Suzanne Vernon, PhD breaks down the findings here.

Access the manuscript here.