Power Health Talk: Fibromyalgia and autoimmunity (YouTube video, 15 minutes)
I often have people ask if fibromyalgia is considered to be an autoimmune condition. Here’s your answer…
Prohealth: 6 signs of iron deficiency in fibromyalgia
For some people, iron deficiency could be contributing to the severity of their fibromyalgia symptoms. (Caution: Too much iron can be dangerous, so physicians advise to always test your levels before taking an iron supplement.)
Fibromyalgia News Today: 10 items every fibromyalgia patient should have
Columnist Robin Dix shares a list of products to help make life with fibromyalgia more manageable.
Great news for the ME/CFS community: Researchers have submitted 10 grant applications to the National Institutes of Health for ME/CFS research projects.
This is a good overview of steps to take if you think you might have been exposed to Lyme. (I wrote a similar article last year.) There’s a lot of overlap between the symptoms of Lyme, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. I’ve had the opportunity to talk with numerous Lyme specialists since my own Lyme diagnosis last year, and they all tell me that the bulk of their patients were diagnosed with fibro, chronic fatigue, MS and similar conditions before finding out they actually had Lyme.
This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…
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The Chronic Lyme Disease Summit 2 starts June 19. There will be eight days of interviews, all free to watch online or you can purchase the talks and listen at your leisure. Register here!