Pain News Network: Can LSD be used to treat pain?
From the article: “‘The present data suggests low doses of LSD could constitute a useful pain management treatment option that is not only effective in patients but is also devoid of the problematic consequences associated with current mainstay drugs, such as opioids,’ said Amanda Feilding, founder and director of the Beckley Foundation.”
Fibromyalgia News Today: Brain stimulation may ease pain of fibromyalgia, help with fatigue
Note: If you’re unable to access the article due to Fibromyalgia News Today’s paywall, here’s a link to the actual study.
From the article: “Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can ease pain and fatigue, and improve quality of life as an add-on treatment for people with fibromyalgia who do not respond to common pain medications, a study suggested.”
LymeDisease.org: NIH awards $3.5 million for novel Lyme disease vaccine study
From the article: “With a new $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Utpal Pal, PhD, professor in veterinary medicine at the University of Maryland, will be partnering with Matthias Schnell, director of the Jefferson Vaccine Center at Thomas Jefferson University, to develop a novel ‘next-generation’ Lyme disease vaccine.”
From the article: “According to statements from leading Democrats, the House will vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act around Sept. 21 – the strongest step toward federal legalization ever taken by Congress.”
DailyHornet.com: Gardasil lawsuit filed by woman with HPV vaccine side effects
From the article: “The lawsuit was filed against Merck & Co. by Julia B., a young woman from Rhode Island who received Gardasil when she was 13 years old. …In November 2016, she was diagnosed with several autoimmune diseases, including fibromyalgia, orthostatic intolerance and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.”
And an extra…
Reclaiming Hope: Make your to-do list fibro friendly
Note: The headline on this article mentions fibromyalgia, but is relevant for Lyme and other similar chronic illnesses, too.
From the article: “For most of us with fibromyalgia (and many other chronic illnesses) pacing is vital, which means the whole do 10 or 12 things in one day thing probably won’t work for us. We may also need to tweak the traditional wisdom around scheduling and to-do lists.”
The Fatigue Super Conference
The Fatigue Super Conference begins Saturday, Sept. 5, and continues through Sept. 12.
FYI: Dr. David Brady will be interviewed on the topic, “Making Sense of Fibromyalgia.” Dr. Neil Nathan is scheduled to talk about how to deal with sensitivities caused by Lyme and mold, and Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt will talk about integrative approaches for Lyme and fatigue. Dr. Todd Born will discuss the “Science of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.”
There are a lot of other really great presenters in this conference including Dr. Terry Wahls (who healed herself of MS using diet), Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Jay Davidson and many others.
Topics will include:
- The role of gut issues in fatigue
- How toxins and chemicals can zap energy
- How to identify if autoimmunity and thyroid issues may be playing a part
- How limbic disorder, stress and trauma create fatigue
- How to identify if mold or Lyme may be an underlying cause of fatigue
- How to identify if your adrenals or hormones may be playing a part
- How to address diet and nutrition for supercharged energy
- The role of gene SNPs
- How subtle energy fields affect your energy
- And much more
The 2020 ILADS Annual Scientific Conference will be held virtually this year from Sept. 10-13. Check out the details here!