Fibromyalgia News Today: 9 possible causes of fibromyalgia to discuss with your doctor
My view of fibromyalgia has changed since my diagnosis. I now believe fibromyalgia is a symptom of a deeper problem with the body. This article lists some of the potential underlying causes for fibromyalgia symptoms.
PowerHealthTalk.com: Autoimmune diseases – reason for the dramatic increase (YouTube video, 32 minutes)
Technically, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme are not widely considered to be autoimmune conditions, but they do have autoimmune components, and I suspect research will eventually confirm they fall into the autoimmune category. In this video, Drs. Martin Rutherford and Randall Gates (who both consider fibro to be an autoimmune condition) discuss why there is a modern day epidemic of autoimmunity. They have an interesting point of view.
Real Food Rebel: 12 myths I ignored to reverse 20 years of chronic illness
I’m a big fan of Brenda Cosentino’s blog in which she shares how she healed Lyme, fibromyalgia and several other chronic illnesses naturally. In this post, she contradicts advice we’ve been given by doctors and other health experts for years. Yes, I know some of you are going to disagree with her unconventional approach, and that’s ok.
The Lyme Road: 5 tips to treat Lyme disease when you’re on a budget
Chronic Lyme can be super expensive to treat since most Lyme specialists don’t accept insurance. Here are some tips to make treatment more affordable.
From the article: “Trial unexpectedly shows combination of osteopathy, life coaching and neuro-linguistic programming helps children with CFS/ME get better”
And an extra…
Reader’s Digest: I had no idea I had fibromyalgia; here’s how I finally got diagnosed
Reader’s Digest has published an article on the controversial FM/a blood test for fibromyalgia. Yep, there is a blood test for fibromyalgia; you just may not have heard of it because it’s not widely accepted.
Free magnesium spray…
My longtime readers know I’m a BIG fan of magnesium because I’ve found it decreases overall soreness, reduces restless legs/cramps and helps with sleep. I supplement with magnesium and also use it topically.
In August, I included an offer from Soothe Magnesium for a free bottle of magnesium spray in one of my weekly news posts. I’m excited to share that offer again! Soothe Magnesium is now an advertiser on my site and is offering a free bottle of their magnesium spray (just pay shipping) to FedUpwithFatigue.com readers.
If you’re on a desktop computer, you’ll find Soothe Magnesium’s ad for the free bottle near the top of the page on the left side right under my bio. If you’re on mobile, scroll down until you see the picture of me holding my kitty, and the ad will be right underneath my bio.