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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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Diagnose and care for patients with multi-symptom Chronic Complex Diseases (msCCD)

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.

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A Year of Successful Medical Education

Today we are marking the successful first year of the Medical Education Resource Center (MERC) at BHC, supported by Open Medicine Foundation with a message from our Education Director, Tahlia Ruschioni. I am often asked when we will know that our medical education has...

Leaky Gut, Suppressed Immune Response, & PEM

I met Armin Alaedini in 2008 at a meeting in San Francisco that was about solutions for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through cutting edge science. I was fascinated by his presentation on immunological findings in post-treatment Lyme disease and I approached him...

You & M.E.

You & M.E. Grief that remains a forever process. Revolving door, repetitious. The body I once took for granted. The endless energy I once had. Nothing good comes from resentment. Evaluating the symptoms present. They come and go, multisystem involvement. I feel...

Caregiver Guidance

Appendix 2: When someone you care about experiences a crash, it can be scary and leave you feeling helpless. This resource aims to equip you with knowledge and insights from caregiver-to-caregiver on ways to support and alleviate the suffering of the person experiencing the crash (referenced below as the patient).

Crash Care Kit Essentials

Chapter 11: While living with ME/CFS, it is vital to learn the art of preventing and minimizing PEM and a subsequent crash. While not in a crash state, familiarize yourself with resources that can assist you in conserving energy and apply these following concepts to your everyday life.

Brain Fog in ME/CFS and Long COVID

This week our paper about possible causes of brain fog in ME/CFS and Long COVID was published in Frontiers of Neuroscience. This study included a large group of ME/CFS patients, Long COVID patients, and matched healthy controls. We hypothesized that cognitive...

A Good Day…

-Margo This was submitted as part of the Reflections of ME/CFS and FM and Long COVID Awareness Day Virtual Event on May 9th, 2023. #MillionsMissing #MillionsMore #Hope4MECFS #Hope4FM #Hope4LongCOVID #patiencevoice

The Cost of ME/CFS: An OT’s Lived Experience

Occupational and physical therapists have traditionally been trained from a rehabilitation perspective to treat a wide or diverse range of medical conditions. Many principles of rehabilitation can be applied to various spectrums of chronic health conditions....

Watching the World

Watching the World   I open the door from my room I watch the world People in school for degrees People on sunny sandy beaches People winning awards People on trips with friends I love watching everything I dream of joining in I wonder about being part I close...

Today’s Crash (Day 1139): “Owed” to Long Covid ME/CFS

Today's Crash (Day 1139): "Owed" to Long Covid ME/CFS   Upon awaking-- body gently spinning, vibrating, Breathing shallow, heart racing, Limbs so heavy, thoughts so slow Another day gone before you know   Calm acceptance, mixed with grief, Fighting offers no...

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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.

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