President Trump discusses Lyme disease (YouTube video)
Earlier this week, chronic Lyme became a brief topic of discussion during a meeting between President Donald Trump and survivors of the coronavirus. While the president made several inaccurate statements during his exchange with Michigan state Rep. Karen Whitsett, it’s still nice to hear him acknowledge that Lyme is a very serious condition. The portion of the video dealing with Lyme begins at 21:45.
Pain News Network: I’m lonely. Are you lonely, too?
Psychotherapist Ann Marie Gaudon provides tips for combating the loneliness and isolation of chronic illness.
HealthRising.org: Ten ways to prove that fibromyalgia is a real and serious disease
This is a great awareness article to share with family, friends and doubting doctors!
PainFullyLiving.com: Turning toward pain to eliminate suffering
My colleague Katie Clark explores the benefits of actually turning toward our physical pain instead of trying to distract ourselves from it.
Prohealth: What life with chronic Lyme disease is like
This is one of the best descriptions of chronic Lyme disease that I’ve read over the years. Like #3 above, it’s a great article to share with family and friends to help them to understand our day-to-day struggles.
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Alternative Pain Treatment Directory: Self-massage to boost immunity and relieve pain
My colleague Cindy Perlin shares various self-massage techniques and tools to help with pain and improve immunity!
This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…
How has the coronavirus affected your healthcare?
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Do you use CBD as a chronic pain treatment?
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The Coronavirus Challenge 3-Day Virtual Retreat
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What Works for Me: My Migraine Life
Migraines are an extremely common co-morbidity among those living with fibromyalgia. The blogger behind My Migraine Life recently shared her experience with using green light as a migraine treatment! Find out how well it worked!
Frida Botanicals price reduction…
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In response to the economic devastation caused by COVID-19, Frida Botanicals announced this week that it’s lowering prices of its CBD products. This isn’t a temporary sale. It’s a price reduction! The 15ml CBD tincture now costs $40 (was $50), the 30ml CBD tincture is $75 (was $90) and the CBD muscle balm is $32 (was $38). Frida Botanicals’ popular Sleep Tonic also is back in stock!