Friday 5: Oct. 14, 2016 fibromyalgia and ME/CFS news

Oct. 14, 2016 fibromyalgia and ME/CFS news


Washington Post: The DEA has reversed its plan (at least temporarily) to classify kratom as a schedule I controlled substance and is seeking public comment through Dec. 1. Some fibromyalgia sufferers use the South Asian plant for pain relief.


National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association: Dr. Ginevra Liptan, a fibromyalgia specialist and fellow fibromyalgia warrior, will be answering questions during a free “Ask the Expert” webinar on Monday. Sign up here!

(You might also enjoy my interview with Dr. Liptan. Her latest fibro book is one of the best on the market right now!)


Fibromyalgia News Today: Study shows mindfulness can improve disease managment in patients with fibromyalgia, other conditions


MEAction: The Research Council of Norway is offering a grant of up to $3.7 million for ME/CFS research. (This is a Facebook post link. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find the announcement on the council’s website.)


New Life Outlook: Making your home a fibro safe haven (A lot of these tips could apply to ME/CFS, too!)

And an extra…

Attention U.K. readers: Please consider signing this petition, which asks the National Health Service to offer hyperbaric oxygen as a treatment for fibromyalgia.

This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…

A Canadian study found that up to 2/3 of fibromyalgia patients may be misdiagnosed.

The Vital Plan Restore Program was developed by Dr. Bill Rawls for those with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme.


  1. Georgene says

    You always share wonderful and informative articles! Thank you!

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