09.29.2017

Friday 5: Sept. 29, 2017 fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme news

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Sept. 29, 2017 fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and Lyme news | Fed Up with Fatigue

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1.

BetterHealthGuy.com: New paradigms in Lyme disease treatment with Connie Strasheim (YouTube video, 1 hour, 17 minutes)

Author and Lyme warrior Connie Strasheim shares highlights from her newest book, “New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment: 10 Top Doctors Reveal Healing Strategies That Work.”

2.

Prohealth.com: 5 supplements I use to cope with insomnia

Columnist Jenny Lelwica Buttaccio shares supplements she’s found helpful for combatting insomnia caused by Lyme and chronic fatigue. There are some new ones on this list you might not have heard of! 

3.

Counting My Spoons: Are you spending too much time with the wrong people? 

Blogger Julie Ryan discusses how the people in our lives may draining our energy and contributing to our illness.

4.

National Institutes of Health: NIH announces centers for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome research

Good news for the ME/CFS community! NIH is awarding $7 million in grants for future research. 

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Fibromyalgia News Today: Moderate alcohol consumption could help reduce fibromyalgia pain, insomnia, study shows

I have mixed emotions about sharing this article… 

And an extra…

YourStorageFinder.com: Tips to declutter and organize your home for seniors and individuals with special needs

The headline says “seniors and individuals with special needs,” but these tips could apply to anyone with physical limitations. 

Big sale on Quell!

If you’ve been thinking about buying a Quell pain relief device​, now is great time! Refurbished units are on sale for $149 (use promo code REFURB30 at checkout) through Sept. 30. Normally, the Quell starter kit is $249, so this is a BIG discount! NeuroMetrix offers a 60-day return policy, so if it doesn’t work, you just send it back for a refund!

I love my Quell and have found it very useful for managing pain from fibro/Lyme. You can read about my experience with Quell here and here.

(Sorry for the late notice on this sale; they just sent out an email about this on Wednesday.)

Free summits coming up!

The Arthritis Summit is coming up next week – free and online. You can register here! 

….and the Healing Hashimoto’s Summit is in November – also free and online. Here’s where to register!

This week on FedUpwithFatigue.com…

20 free tools to help you manage fibromyalgia & chronic Lyme

 

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Comments

  1. Pattie says:

    I have had fibromyalgia going on 14 years now. Tried the Quell system about a year ago. But even on the lowest setting I couldn’t stand the sensation of the device. I wish I could, seeing that I dealt with pain for so long. So I had to send it back. I’m now trying CBD oil and have had significant relief. I am also on tramidol but very low dose and only when I need it. Whatever we try seems to be more expensive than prescribed drugs! Which only trap you into addiction and create all new symtoms and destroy organs! I’m lucky to have a doctor who goes along with my suggestions. What really helped was stopping sugars and gluten. Lost 50 lbs and went off of blood pressure pill, cholesterol meds, 3 other pain meds, and Prilosec because of all the pills. I now only go for yearly physicals. So now it’s just real food, organic and non GMOS. I also use essential oils. Make my own lotions and toothpaste and filter my water. I suggest this to everyone.

    • suzanne rousseau says:

      Hi Pattie, I just read your post and found it to be helpful. I want to try the CBD oil, but I don’t know where to order it from. I have heard that some have no actual active ingredients. Could you give me an idea of how to buy genuine CBD oil? Thank you.

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