University of Alabama at Birmingham: Do sex hormones influence fibromyalgia? (YouTube video, 11 minutes)
A recent study shows correlations between hormone levels in female fibromyalgia patients and the intensity of their pain.
Gluten Free Society: The real causes of fibromyalgia with Dr. David Brady (Podcast, 52 minutes)
Dr. Brady covers a lot of ground in this interview, including how to get accurately diagnosed, conditions that mimic fibromyalgia, the best supplements for fibromyalgia, the gut’s role in fibromyalgia and more!
National Pain Report: New York Times looking at the opioid issue
Time to make your voices heard! The New York Times is seeking feedback on its coverage of the opioid epidemic.
Sunshine and Spoons: 25+ products that make life with chronic illness easier
This is a really good list of helpful tools from Hannah, the blogger behind Sunshine and Spoons.
Pain News Network: 4 O’s that can help relieve chronic pain
Columnist Barby Ingle continues her ABC series of alternative pain treatments. This time, she covers the letter “O” – oral orthotics, orthomolecular medicine and several more!
And an extra…
Next month, Target is releasing a new clothing line designed with disabilities and sensory sensitivities in mind.
Facebook Live replay…
Tackling the flu (YouTube video, 35 minutes)
Earlier this week, Brandi Clevinger from Being Fibro Mom and I did a Facebook Live on tips for managing a cold or the flu when you have fibromyalgia.
I’m excited to announce Brandi has invited me to serve as co-host of Fibro Live, her weekly Facebook Live show. We will be discussing fibromyalgia-related topics on Tuesdays at noon. You can access the live show via her Facebook page. I also plan to publish the replays in my weekly news post.
I recently shared “3 natural strategies for Lyme relief” with the readers over at RawlsMD.com.