HealthRising.org: The hunt for better drugs for fibromyalgia
From the article: “The authors really lay it on when they state that despite all the progress made in understanding the neuroscience of pain, ‘we are yet at the beginning’ with [fibromyalgia]. ‘Much greater insights will be necessary before a truly rational and effective pharmacological solution for fibromyalgia (and similar conditions) will be at hand.’”
A study out of Poland shows that certain ticks are drawn to electromagnetic radiation given off by smartphones and other electronic devices.
Pain News Network: UK study finds weather can worsen chronic pain
From the article: “For 15 months, researchers at the University [of] Manchester collected data from over 10,500 UK residents, who recorded their daily pain levels on a smartphone app. …The study found a modest association between weather and pain, with people more likely to feel pain on days with low barometric pressure – and the wet and windy weather that usually comes with it.”
Dr. Andrew David Shiller: Here’s why most doctors can’t help you heal from fibromyalgia (YouTube video, 32 minutes)
I learned this pretty quickly after my fibromyalgia diagnosis!
TerryMMayfield.com: Finding balance when living with late-stage Lyme and chronic disease
How do you know when enough is enough, and it’s time to stop treatment? My fellow Lyme warrior Terry is currently struggling with that decision.
And an extra…
Irene Lyon: Books I love on healing trauma, the nervous system, parenting & more (YouTube video, 27 minutes)
Somatic practitioner Irene Lyon shares her favorite books about the link between early trauma, nervous system dysregulation and chronic illness.
Are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed, fearful or anxious? If so, my friend and coach Julie Holliday is offering a free 5-day challenge starting this Monday, May 25, where she’ll share a variety of tools to help give you more control over your response to difficult circumstances.
This challenge is for you if:
- You often feel overwhelmed by all you have to do and all that is going on
- You’re feeling stressed right now
- You’re easily triggered by current events
- Once stress and anxiety get triggered it’s difficult to escape and worries easily spiral
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Favorite Amazon products…
I’ve updated my list of favorite Amazon products for fibromyalgia and Lyme! Check out the new additions!
The 5G Summit is coming up on June 1-7! All talks will be online and free to listen to each day. Find out more or register here.
Alternative health docuseries…
“Proven,” a new 9-part docuseries on the power of alternative medicines to heal the diseases of our time, will be available for viewing on June 2-10.
From the website: “This hard-hitting and transformative documentary series explores the most powerful complementary and alternative medicines known to man – all backed by major scientific studies that prove their effectiveness. These remedies have been kept from us because big pharma doesn’t want you to have the power to heal yourself. That ends now.”