Top news …
Like the chronic pain community doesn’t have enough problems. Now they want to tax opioids…
Great news! The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine will receive $3.2 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to find better ways to diagnose and treat ME/CFS.
Lidocaine injections found to lessen fibromyalgia pain.
This made me laugh so hard that I shed tears: “7 ways to cure your fibromyalgia”
Leafly.com: “Best cannabis strains for fibromyalgia”
Research and treatments…
HealthRising: “Wine Substance Beats Lyrica in Fibromyalgia Study”
Griffith University (Australia) researchers identify malfunctioning immune cell receptor in ME/CFS patients. They say “they are getting much closer to a complete understanding of this disabling condition.”
HealthRising summarizes recent research on exercise and fibromyalgia.
FDA advisory committee approves new oxycodone/naltrexone pain combo.
Australian review fails to find any effective pharmaceutical treatments for ME/CFS.
Study finds incidence of suicide is higher in those with ME/CFS.
Labdoor: “Top 10 magnesium supplements”
From the blogosphere…
Chronic illness blogger Laura’s Pen creates special comic to raise awareness for ME/CFS. (Worth a share on social media!)
Psychology Today: “When You’re Chronically Ill: ‘Giving Up’ Versus ‘Giving In'”
Odds & ends …
Prohealth.com: 8 ways to save money on your prescription medications
In case you missed it …
Here’s a sampling of recent posts from FedUpwithFatigue.com.