From the article: “Is more energy the cure-all for chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia? Dr. Lerner observed years ago that symptoms in ME/CFS/FM tend to go up when energy levels go down and decline when energy levels go up. Even at rest, our muscles are affected by low energy levels.”
From the article: “The fiscal year 2021 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which includes a $36M additional Lyme and tick-borne funding or $91M total funding, is on to the president for his consideration and signature.”
From the article: “The FTC announced that six sellers of CBD oils, topical creams, gummies, lozenges and other products have signed administrative settlements agreeing not to make any further deceptive claims that CBD can treat pain, migraines, arthritis, cancer, heart disease and other health conditions.”
From the article: “This new, yet-unnamed species, initially identified in three dogs, is part of the spotted-fever group Rickettsia which includes Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.”
From the article: “Botox works by relieving the tension in the jaw, by making the muscles unable to engage in the unconscious movement. Botox is a relatively quick and straightforward procedure that causes minimal pain.”
And an extra…
From the article: “After having been in pain for so many years, I am convinced that pain brings many unforeseen and unacknowledged gifts with it. Most of these gifts were unwelcome at the time, but looking back, I can see the value of what I’ve learned from my experience of living with pain. Following are seven ways that pain taught me how to honor myself and thus enhance my life, even in the midst of the challenges.”
This week on Fed Up with Fatigue…
Since it’s a holiday week, I haven’t had a chance to work on any new articles for you guys, so I thought I would share a holiday-related article from the archives. Given that Christmas is going to be quiet this year for many of us due to the pandemic, I thought some of you might find this useful:
GlaxoSmithKline has recalled more than 400,000 bottles of Excedrin after discovering holes in bottles of five varieties including Excedrin Migraine caplets, Excedrin Migraine geltabs, Excedrin Extra Strength caplets, Excedrin PM Headache caplets and Excedrin Tension Headache caplets.
Pat Anson, my colleague over at Pain News Network, has all of the details for you!