Friday 5: Jan. 20, 2017 fibromyalgia and ME/CFS news

Jan. 20, 2017 fibromyalgia and ME/CFS news | Curated weekly by FedUpwithFatigue.com


TED Talk: Jennifer Brea on “What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose” (video, 17 minutes)

The very first TED Talk on ME/CFS. This is big! 


Prohealth: Ultrasound therapy for fibromyalgia and Lyme disease

Columnist Lindsay Christensen shares how she’s using therapeutic ultrasound for fibromyalgia pain. 


Laara Van Bryce: Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Summit

This free 10-day webinar series featuring Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum starts on Monday, Jan. 23. 


Cindy Perlin: What to do if you’re abruptly cut off from your opioids

Since the Centers for Disease Control approved new opioid prescribing guidelines last year, a growing number of chronic pain patients have been left without their pain medications. Here’s some helpful information in case you ever find yourself in that situation. 


YouTube: 2017 resolutions (video, 10 minutes)

A quick update on the exciting fibromyalgia and ME/CFS research being planned at University of Alabama at Birmingham this year. 

And an extra …

National Pain Report: Scientists discover path to reversing pain caused by diabetic neuropathy

I’m including this because neuropathy is so common in those of us with fibro. Maybe they’re finally getting somewhere…

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  1. Katie Smith says

    Just read about Kratom, and I too am interested in the ordering process, what strength, etc. Any information would be so appreciated.
    Thank you so much for your fibro articles every week…reading them helps me know I am not alone in all of this!

    • Donna Gregory/FedUpwithFatigue.com says

      Hey Katie, I will email you some information privately. Please check your inbox.

  2. Linda Downs says

    Please,please give me information on how to order Kratom. I know you had an article on it several months ago. I want to try it and see if it can help me. I have suffered with fibro for at least 10 years. I am leary of just trying to hope I pick the right,honest source on line.
    Thank you

    • Donna Gregory/FedUpwithFatigue.com says

      I’m going to email you privately. Please check your email in a few minutes.

  3. I look forward to reading your Fibromyalgia round up each week.
    Thanks for always supporting Fibro Friday.

    • Donna Gregory/FedUpwithFatigue.com says

      Thanks, Lee! I really appreciate you hosting the linkup every week. It’s great for raising awareness and linking us with others who have fibro.

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