LymeDisease.org: CDC agrees to add disclaimer to Lyme disease case definition
There’s another small victory for the Lyme disease community this week.
Pain News Network: Common meds can cause cognition problems in seniors
From the article: “An estimated 1 in 4 older adults take anticholinergic drugs – a wide-ranging class of medications used to treat allergies, insomnia, leaky bladders, diarrhea, dizziness, motion sickness, asthma, Parkinson’s disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and various psychiatric disorders. Older adults are highly susceptible to negative responses to these medications.”
Fibromyalgia News Today: Analgesic tapentadol can reduce pain in some fibromyalgia patients, study suggests
From the article: “Tapentadol was shown to reduce pain in people with fibromyalgia. Normal cornea nerve fibers predicted this analgesic response, while patients with abnormal fibers had no response to this treatment.”
This is a nice summary of some of the latest Lyme research.
TheMighty.com via Yahoo: 17 photos people with fibromyalgia don’t want you to see
And an extra…
Gupta Program: ME/CFS, fibromyalgia, MCS are not psychological
This is a really good video to share with family and friends who do not believe in fibromyalgia. The presenter, Ashok Gupta, also does a great job of explaining his theory on the cause of fibromyalgia and similar conditions.
Free courses and webinars…
Hay House is offering a free 8-day course on the “Power of Sound Healing.” Register here.
Dr. Marco Ruggiero will be giving a free webinar about “Counteracting Aluminum Chemtrails and Retroviruses” this Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. Register here.