08.18.2017

Friday 5: August 18, 2017 fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme news

August 18, 2017 fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme news | Fed Up with Fatigue

1.

Pain News Network: DEA proposes further cuts in opioid supply

The DEA is making this change, stating “demand for these opioid medicines has dropped.”

2.

National Pain Report: We want a few good men and women to COMMIT themselves

The recent crackdown on opioids has had a detrimental effect on chronic pain sufferers. Our voices have been lost in the debate over the opioid “crisis.” The Opioid Policy Correspondents List is seeking persons who are willing to meet with their federal legislators to advocate for the chronic pain community. 

3.

Solve ME/CFS Initiative: Announcing SMCI’s new ME/CFS research program at Brigham’s and Women Hospital

The initiative and its partners are funding a new research effort to further “the understanding of the autonomic, peripheral neuropathy and cardiovascular features of ME/CFS.”

4.

WBUR 90.9: What we can learn from the French about fighting Lyme

While the U.S. government continues to ignore the epidemic of Lyme disease, the French are addressing it head on.

5.

TheMighty.com: 10 clothing brands people with chronic pain recommend

Because fibro and Lyme are too painful for scratchy shirts and tight pants…

And an extra…

Hope Heal Cook: 5 tips for everyday cooking with chronic fatigue

Kat from Hope Heal Cook shares advice for simplifying food preparation. The headline mentions chronic fatigue, but the content is just as relevant for other chronic illnesses. 

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Comments

  1. Sometimes I wonder if our voices will ever be heard in the government. If they’re not attacking us with a healthcare plan, they’re attacking us with opioids.

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