Fibromyalgia Care Society of America: COVID relief
The Fibromyalgia Care Society of America is now offering several relief programs for those with fibromyalgia who have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consumer Reports: Lyme disease much more common than previously thought, study shows
From the article: “Between 2010 and 2018, the U.S. had approximately 476,000 cases of Lyme disease every year, according to a study out today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That number is substantially higher than the CDC’s previous estimates of about 300,000 annual Lyme cases, which was based on research from 2010 and earlier that looked at insurance claims and lab test results.”
TheAdvocate.com: Does fibromyalgia’s ‘brain fog’ lead to Alzheimer’s or dementia?
Dana Territo, owner of Dana Territo Consulting, covers the results of a Rush Medical College study, which sought to find out if fibromyalgia patients are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s or dementia.
From the press release: “VLA15-221 is planned as a randomized, observer-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 study. Currently, the study will include approximately 600 healthy participants (5-65 years of age) who will receive VLA15 at the dose of 180µg, which was selected based on recent data generated in the two ongoing phase 2 studies.”
Astellas Pharma U.S. has released results from a phase 2 trial of ASP0819, a potential non-opioid drug for fibromyalgia. The link above goes directly to the actual study. Click here and download the “plain language summary” if you’d prefer an easier read.
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Pain News Network: Skin patch reduces pain without use of drugs
Over the past couple of years, several people have asked me about the Kailo pain patch after seeing it advertised on Facebook. I haven’t personally used it (yet), but I thought some of you might be interested in the results of a recent study using the patch.
2021 Guide to Managing Fibromyalgia
My friend and colleague Melissa Reynolds recently released her 2021 Guide to Managing Fibromyalgia.
Importance Of Acceptance & Surrender In Healing
Ashok Gupta, creator of the Gupta Program and the Meaning of Life Experiment, is hosting a Facebook Live about the “Importance of Acceptance & Surrender in Healing” on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. ET.
Dr. Jill Live Presents the Best of 2020
Dr. Jill Carnahan has assembled all of her best 2020 interviews on one page! There is so much great information here! Topics include Lyme disease, mold toxicity, gut health, mass cell activation, building immunity and so much more!