ScienceDaily: Does insulin resistance cause fibromyalgia?
From the article: “Researchers led by a team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston were able to dramatically reduce the pain of fibromyalgia patients with medication that targeted insulin resistance.”
Lowell Sun: Uptick of hope in battle against Lyme disease
Notice how they don’t use the word “vaccine” when that’s really what they’re working on…
Prohealth: A quick guide to 7 popular toxin binders
Binders are frequently discussed in the Lyme community but few in the fibromyalgia community have heard of them. That’s really a shame because I think a lot of people with fibro would benefit. I believe I’ve read binders were instrumental in helping the Fibro Lady recover from fibromyalgia. I know cholestyramine and bentonite clay have been incredibly useful in my own healing journey.
From the article: “Fibromyalgia studies that have examined the relationship between cannabis use and symptom relief found that patients who use cannabis experienced a significant reduction of pain and stiffness, enhanced relaxation, and increased somnolence and feeling of well-being relative to those who do not use cannabis.”
Christina, the blogger behind LadyofLyme.com, has compiled a really great list of tools for Lyme disease. It’s worth the click!
And an extra…
Mother’s Day sales
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There are several companies running Mother’s Day promotions this weekend.
Frida Botanicals is offering 15% off all of its hemp CBD and magnesium products for Mother’s Day and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day with the code FIBRODAY.