06.07.2019

June 7, 2019 fibromyalgia and Lyme news

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App.com: Lyme disease a bioweapon gone awry? Rep. Chris Smith pushes Trump to investigate

From the article: “If [Kris Newby’s book, ‘Bitten’] is true – and the documentation is very persuasive – we were doing bio-weapons work that was grossly immoral,” Smith said in an interview with the Asbury Park Press prior to Wednesday’s town meeting. “It’s a shocking read, and I hope it adds to our push. Looking at what happened might help us come up with how we deal with it now.”

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(I urge every Lyme sufferer to read Newby’s book. As Rep. Smith mentioned above, this book is shocking and disturbing, and presents robust evidence that Lyme is not just a simple bacterial infection.)

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Rebuilding Wellness: Why pain, fatigue, fibro fog and sleep are results symptoms

From the article: “We’ve discovered information about the relationship between our overactive sensations of pain and our skin, hormone dysregulation, the central nervous system, and the brain, etc. But, what causes this over-sensitivity in the first place? What’s at the root?”

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Bustle: 12 chronic Lyme disease survivors share how they beat their illness

Everyone’s healing journey is unique as evidenced by this article.

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RawlsMD.com: Will CBD make you fail a drug test?

I get this question a lot. The short answer is: it depends.

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Fibromyalgia News Today: Systolic extinction training reduces long-term pain severity in women with fibromyalgia, clinical trial shows

From the article: “Systolic extinction training (SET) — which combines behavior therapy to reduce pain and physical interference with training to improve blood pressure response to stress — leads to long-term reductions in pain severity in women with fibromyalgia (FM), a clinical trial shows.”

And an extra…

Pain News Network: FDA clears new wearable device for migraine

I’m sharing this since so many with fibromyalgia also suffer from migraines.

Jennifer Brea’s recovery from chronic fatigue…

Jennifer Brea, creator of the Unrest documentary about life with ME/CFS, is writing a series of articles on her recent recovery from chronic fatigue. Read part 1 here.

Workshop replay…

Julie Holliday from ME/CFS Self-Help Guru recently offered a free online workshop on “Coping with the Ups and Downs of Fatigue.” Catch the replay here.

This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…

New fibromyalgia and Lyme disease research studies

New #fibromyalgia & #Lyme research (May 2019) | Fed Up with Fatigue

Bad news for the ME/CFS community…

Health Rising: Sexual assault investigation results in Dr. Jose Montoya’s termination from Stanford University

One of the nation’s top ME/CFS researchers has been fired from Stanford following allegations from multiple women of sexual harassment and assault. 🙁

June 7, 2019 fibromyalgia & chronic Lyme news | Fed Up with Fatigue

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