1. K

    Whoop tracker hrv sleep recovery vs pain levels

    I have been tracking my HRV, sleep and activities with a tracker and my symptoms with a separate pain app (Manage My Pain). I am finding that my level of pain, discomfort, and malaise rises as my HRV increases, which seems counter-intuitive because whoop then shows my recovery...
  2. TJ_Fitz

    Smart exertion pacing with Polar Beat app EnergyPointer feature

    I like to go out for a walk most days to get in some exercise, but as you know, even walking can bring on PEM. I've found a nice little tool to help me avoid this that I'd like to share here. It's called "EnergyPointer", and it's an upgrade feature you can purchase for the Polar Beat app. Polar...
  3. Cort

    Heart Rate Variability Being Used to Reduce Pain

    Heart rate variability testing is used to determine how your autonomic nervous system responds to stress. We know the ANS is whacked out in both FM and ME/CFS. In fibromyalgia and in some ME/CFS patients, pain itself dysregulates the ANS. Low HRV scores indicate the ANS has lost it's...
  4. Cort

    Using Heart Rate Variability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia For Better Health

    Check out Karmin's blog series on how to use heart rate variability testing to assess the effects activity, foods, treatments, sleep, etc. have on ME/CFS and fibromaylgia patients health and well-being. Your Crash in a Graph? How Heart Rate Variability Testing Could Help You Improve Your...
  5. Cort

    Wearables - Hope for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia?

    What if you could tell before you were entering into a crash or flare that you were about to enter one? What if you had time to rest, take a treatment, employ calming techniques or whatever works for you before you unknowingly put yourself into a crash state? What if you were able to nip...

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