11.08.2019

Nov. 8, 2019 fibromyalgia & Lyme news

Nov. 8, 2019 news highlights: Study links #fibromyalgia and worse cognitive function; new documentary focuses on holistic approach to treating chronic pain; case study gives further evidence that the #Lyme bacteria can survive years of prescription antibiotics; fibromyalgia makes the National Health Service’s most painful condition list … again; how your candles and air fresheners could be making you sick and more! | Fed Up with Fatigue

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Global Lyme Alliance: Global Lyme Alliance launches its first observational study on Lyme disease treatment protocol

From the article: “[The alliance’s] first study will focus on the treatment regimen developed by Joseph Jemsek, M.D., the founder of the Jemsek Specialty Clinic of Washington D.C. Dr. Jemsek was chosen for his willingness to put his ‘Jemsek Protocol®’ to the test following a thorough evaluation by GLA of several patients who experienced positive results from working with the physician.”

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Healio: Fibromyalgia linked to worse cognitive function, ‘fibrofog’

From the article: “During the at-home monitoring period, patients with fibromyalgia demonstrated poorer subjective cognition and objective working memory, compared with those without fibromyalgia. However, the two groups did not differ on processing speed.”

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Pain News Network: Documentary champions holistic approach to chronic pain treatment

There’s a new chronic pain documentary available to watch for free on YouTube. I haven’t viewed it yet, so I can’t vouch for the quality, but I will be checking it out this weekend.

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MDPI.com: The long-term persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi antigens and DNA in the tissues of a patient with Lyme disease

This is a case study showing the presence of the Lyme disease bacteria in human tissue even after years of treating with prescription antibiotics. Based on past research, I’m pretty convinced that those of us with Lyme will never kill all of the bacteria in our bodies, but we can achieve remission.

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Teesside Live: These are the 20 most painful conditions you can suffer according to the [U.K.’s National Health Service]

Fibromyalgia makes the National Health Service’s list yet again!

And an extra…

Helping Bodies Heal with Chinyere Williams: How your household “smell goods” could be making you feel bad (YouTube video, 36 minutes)

If you’re still using regular household cleaners like bleach, spraying air fresheners or burning those heavily scented Bath & Body Works candles in your home, then you really need to watch this! There are much safer alternatives such as this natural room spray.

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Nov. 8, 2019 news highlights: Study links #fibromyalgia and worse cognitive function; new documentary focuses on holistic approach to treating chronic pain; case study gives further evidence that the #Lyme bacteria can survive years of prescription antibiotics; fibromyalgia makes the National Health Service’s most painful condition list … again; how your candles and air fresheners could be making you sick and more! | Fed Up with Fatigue
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