08.04.2017

Friday 5: August 4, 2017 fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme news

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August 4, 2017 fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme news | Fed Up with Fatigue

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Stanford Medicine: Researchers identify biomarkers associated with chronic fatigue syndrome severity

Big news for the ME/CFS community! Researchers have identified biomarkers that may possibly lead to a diagnostic test. This could also have implications for fibromyalgia since some believe the two conditions are related. This finding made international headlines, including articles on NPR.org, Science magazine and others. 

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Huffington Post: Medical mysteries solved with six strands of hair?

This is an interesting feature story on how hair mineral analysis may be helpful in discovering nutritional deficiencies that lead to illness. If you’re ever interested in trying hair mineral analysis, I recommend Kristin at Sassy Holistics! (She’s a fellow fibro warrior!)

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Fibro Blogger Directory: Sleep and fibromyalgia

The Fibro Blogger Directory has assembled more than 25 articles on how to improve sleep with fibromyalgia. I’m honored that my work is included! 

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HealthRising.org: Five supplement mistakes you don’t want to make with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome

An oldie but goodie from Health Rising’s archives on the right and wrong way to use supplements. 

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Prohealth: Lyme disease pacing

Dr. Bruce Campbell shares how to use pacing to avoid the push/crash cycle that so many of us fall into. The headline focuses on Lyme, but the information in this article is relevant to many chronic illnesses, including fibro and ME/CFS. 

And an extra…

Gupta Programme: The slow motion technique (YouTube video, less than 2 minutes)

Are you constantly rushing, and in turn, aggravating your symptoms? This technique might help! 

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Comments

  1. Robin Brinkmeyer says:

    I have read a lot about supplements but also take quite a few prescriptions. Is there anywhere to go for help on how to time the meds and supplements you take. It’s very confusing.

    • Donna Gregory/FedUpwithFatigue.com says:

      I just googled “best time to take vitamins” and a bunch of links came up. You could do that for each of your supplements. Your doctor should have told you the best time/way to take your prescriptions.

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