From the article: “There are many, many ways we can help ourselves when we have illnesses like ME/CFS Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease. Many of them are small simple steps that may not have a huge impact in themselves, but put together they can make a big difference to well-being.”
During a two-day meeting in Salt Lake City, specialists met to discuss best practices for treating ME/CFS. This article details some of their recommendations.
Pain News Network: Tips for surviving the rising cost of healthcare
Columnist Barby Ingle shares strategies for reducing out-of-pocket healthcare costs.
Vitality 101 with Dr. T: Orthostatic intolerance in fibromyalgia
Do you often feel dizzy or off balance when you stand up? This article from Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum discusses the prevalence of orthostatic intolerance in fibromyalgia and how to manage it.
The headline says it all.
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Counting My Spoons: The importance of support groups
Chronic illness can be a lonely journey. Even if family and friends do their best to support you, the truth is no one “gets it” until they get it! That’s why linking up with your fellow chronic illness warriors is so important! In this article, my fibro friend Julie covers the pros and cons of support groups, and includes a list of online support groups for various illnesses. I was happy she included my What Works for Fibromyalgia Facebook group.
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Dr. Philip Battiade, founder of Infusio Frankfurt and Infusio Beverly Hills, will present a free Lyme disease webinar on “The Mechanisms of Neuro Healing” on Thursday, April 5, at 4 p.m. PST. Register here.