11.29.2019

Nov. 29, 2019 fibromyalgia and Lyme news

Nov. 29, 2019 news highlights:The best Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for the chronically ill; pharmaceutical company Tonix to begin trial for potential fibromyalgia drug by the end of the year; iGenex now offers a more affordable Lyme test; study shows anxiety and depression are more common in fibromyalgia patients than other illnesses; how Lyme patients are reaching remission with a drug used for alcohol addiction and more! | Fed Up with Fatigue

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Yahoo Finance: Tonix Pharmaceuticals announces initiation of the phase 3 RELIEF study of TNX-102 SL for the management of fibromyalgia

From the article: “‘We are in the process of activating approximately 40 U.S. sites to start enrolling patients, and we expect to dose the first patient by year end 2019,’ said Seth Lederman, M.D., president and chief executive officer.”

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PR News Wire: iGeneX introduces cost-effective tests for Lyme disease and tick-borne relapsing fever

iGenex now offers a Lyme test around $195. That’s a savings over some of their other test panels, which generally cost several hundred dollars.

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docwire: A comparative study of fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis and Sjögren’s syndrome | Impact of the disease on quality of life, psychological adjustment and use of coping strategies

From the article: “Anxiety and depressive disorders were more common in fibromyalgia patients; they had higher scores on impact of the disease, physical symptoms, pain, and fatigue than rheumatoid arthritis patients and reported more fatigue than patients with spondyloarthritis.”

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LymeDisease.org: Many patients find disulfiram a “game-changing” Lyme treatment

From the article: “Dr. Kenneth Liegner has had the longest experience treating tick-borne infections with disulfiram. He is seeing sustained remissions of six months or more after completing treatment in many patients.”

Disulfiram is getting a lot of online mentions lately, including this article from Yahoo Sports!

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Lyme Disease Association: The Tick Act needs your help now!

LDA president Pat Smith gives an update on the TICK Act and how you can help to get it passed by federal legislators!

And an extra…

Power Health Talk: Leaky gut | Functional medicine back to basics series (YouTube video, 35 minutes)

Dr. Martin Rutherford explains the importance of healing the gut when trying to manage and recover from fibromyalgia and similar chronic illnesses. This is definitely information that’s worth the watch!

This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…

FedUpwithFatigue’s 2019 gift guide for fibromyalgia & Lyme

FedUpwithFatigue.com's 2019 gift guide for fibromyalgia & Lyme disease | Fed Up with Fatigue

The Mitochondrial Summit…

Dr. Jay Davidson is hosting the free Mitochondrial Summit on Dec. 9-15. Mitochondrial health is an important topic for anyone with an energy-limiting illness since the mitochondria are the power producers of our cells. Register here.

Black Friday sales…

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My inbox has been absolutely FLOODED with promotional emails for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Below are some of the available deals!

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Frida Botanicals is offering 20% off from Friday, Nov. 29, through Monday, Dec. 2, with the code CYBERFRIDA at checkout. Frida Botanicals is owned by Dr. Ginevra Liptan, a Portland-based fibromyalgia specialist who was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in medical school. Her Frida Botanicals line includes hemp CBD oil, muscle balm, magnesium lotion and more!

You can read my previous interview with Dr. Liptan here.

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Get an extra 25% off of Microbe Formulas’ three most popular kits: Energy Boost, Poop Pack, and Travel Kit with the code THANKS25 at checkout. The first 200 orders will also receive a special limited edition Microbe Formulas water bottle for free!

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Through Monday, Dec. 2, you can save 25% on Vital Plan’s bestsellers and all Vital Plan Select CBD formulations with the code BLACKFRIDAY25 at checkout. There’s an extra 10% discount if you use the Subscribe & Save option.

I used the Vital Plan Restore Kit for a year or two when I was first treating Lyme disease. I feel like it really helped me to get me through the worst of my symptoms. You can read my previous review here.

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Healthy Line is offering a buy one, get one free discount on certain infrared mats and vests through Monday. I’ve recently been using one of their PEMF mats and will be doing a review!

You can read my review of one of their infrared mats here.

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All Liberty Lotion products, including their hemp CBD oil and CBD-infused lotion, are 30% off through Tuesday, Dec. 3, with the code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout.

Read my previous reviews of Liberty Lotion and Liberty Lixir.

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All 720-hour ActiPatch pain relief devices are 25% off at TryActiPatch.com through 5 a.m. ET on Dec. 3. No discount code needed!

The ActiPatch would definitely be one of my desert island picks. It’s worked amazingly well for reducing my lower back pain from a bulged disc, and it also helps with joint pain in my knees and hips when those flare up. You can read my previous review here.

Nov. 29, 2019 news highlights:The best Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for the chronically ill; pharmaceutical company Tonix to begin trial for potential fibromyalgia drug by the end of the year; iGenex now offers a more affordable Lyme test; study shows anxiety and depression are more common in fibromyalgia patients than other illnesses; how Lyme patients are reaching remission with a drug used for alcohol addiction and more! | Fed Up with Fatigue

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