ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia: Updates and Management Tips for Clinicians

April 27, 2018 @ 1:00PM — 5:00PM


“I’m tired all the time.” “I got sick and I never got better.” “This fatigue has lingered on and on.” Every practitioner has at least one patient like this. Could these vague symptoms be ME/CFS?

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This conference will cover:

• The major presenting features of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia, how they overlap, and how to diagnose and differentiate between these syndromes

• How exercise affects those with ME/CFS and fibromyalgia, including physical capacity, cognitive impairment and pain amplification, based on recent studies

• Strategies to help patients identify their activity tolerance and relapse threshold to better prevent and manage physical and mental symptoms

• How pain is experienced by patients across the illness spectrum and what interventions help

• How sleep disturbances affect those with ME/CFS and fibromyalgia and what interventions help

• How orthostatic intolerance syndromes, including POTS, affect patients and strategies to improve symptoms

• How to effectively perform a bedside test to determine orthostatic intolerance without using an expensive tilt table procedure


Lucinda Bateman, MD, has disclosed that she is a principal investigator for Northera. All others with control over content have nothing to disclose.

Event Location
Bateman Horne Center
24 South 1100 East, Suite 205
Salt Lake Cty, UT 84102
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