July 5, 2019 fibromyalgia and Lyme news


Pain News Network: Is Indonesia banning kratom exports?

From the article: “If this ban is allowed to go into effect, it will effectively end consumer access to kratom in the United States, and the FDA won’t have to do anything more to declare victory in the war on kratom.”


TheMighty.com: 16 things people with fibromyalgia mean when they say ‘I can’t hang out’

This a good awareness piece to circulate to friends and family.


Prohealth.com: 10 supplements for Lyme disease every patient has in their protocol

From the article: “Recently, I asked for recommendations from some Lyme support group members about the vitamins and supplements they feel have benefited them the most. Below is a compilation of the things that have been the most useful to most of us during our treatments.”


Charlotte Observer: Woman used over-the-counter oil to treat chronic pain. It got her fired, lawsuit says

This is a warning for anyone who is using CBD oil and is required to do drug testing. Many CBD oils sold online contain trace amounts of THC, the active component of cannabis. The level is not supposed to be enough to trigger a positive drug test. However, I’ve started to see a few cases here and there where people are popping positive for cannabis when they were only using CBD.


WBUR.org: Can you reshape your brain’s response to pain? (includes 6 minute audio)

From the article: “In a 2017 study of patients with fibromyalgia, Lumley and his colleagues found that [Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy] decreased widespread pain and other related symptoms for some patients.”

And an extra…

MEAction: MEAction’s 2019 research summary

Those co-diagnosed with chronic fatigue will definitely want to check out this annual research review by MEAction. It’s a good resource to print off for physicians, family and friends, too.

This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…

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  1. Have they ever tested people with CFS for Heavy Metals?

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