What Is Chronic Pain and How Can it Lead to Addiction?

By Ashley Addiction Treatment Individuals struggling with chronic pain walk a tightrope between obtaining relief from their pain through medications and avoiding potential addiction to the drug itself. It may seem that becoming addicted to opioids for pain relief is a new phenomenon, but there is actually a long history of it. Opiate addiction related to treating pain can be dated back to the Civil War era, when opium tinctures and morphine were routinely prescribed. By the late 1800s, the Continue Reading→

China’s Mystery Virus Prompts Emergency Meeting

Dr. Christo was a guest on i24's Clear Cut discussing China's new mystery virus. It has already caused 6 deaths and is rapidly spreading. Should we be concerned in the United States? Continue Reading→

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Explains Why She Will Not ”Fall Victim” to Her MS Diagnosis

This article was originally posted on E! Jamie-Lynn Sigler is refusing "to fall victim" to her MS diagnosis.On Wednesday, The Sopranos alum stopped by Daily Pop and opened up about how she navigates being a working actress, a mom and a person diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. While Sigler admitted to stressing about Continue Reading→

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‘Bachelorette’ Alum J.P. Rosenbaum Diagnosed With Rare Autoimmune Disorder

Instagram Bachelorette alum J.P. Rosenbaum has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome. The 42-year-old reality TV star and his wife, Ashley Hebert, shared the news about his shocking diagnosis on social media on Sunday. "JP was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome yesterday," Ashley posted alongside a photo of her Continue Reading→

5 Foods for the Digestive Tract

A healthy digestive tract is good for more reasons than you probably realize. Many people don’t know the true benefit of gut health. We are all familiar with debilitating intestinal discomfort as well as unregulated bowel movements, which are problems that can be avoided with a healthy digestive tract. But on top of that, your gut health can be directly linked to your mental health too. An overgrowth of bad bacteria in your gut can lead to an overgrowth of bad bacteria elsewhere. There are Continue Reading→

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating with Chronic Pain

Pain fighting foods can help you in your triumph over chronic pain. Following these guidelines of "The Do's and Don'ts of Eating with Chronic Pain" can ease the pain of Fibromyalgia, back pain, arthritis, and IBS. I've spoken on my show with Anne Wilson about foods that fight pain and slim the body, and how she is living a virtually pain-free life with arthritis by changing her diet. We've also learned from guest Lisa DeFazio, healthy lifestyle expert, nutritionist, and TV host, about our Continue Reading→

Getting Back on Your Feet: Ways to Treat and Prevent Osteoporosis

Getting Back on Your Feet: Ways to Treat and Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis literally means a porous bone, so if you develop this condition you have fragile and unhealthy bone. You also may hear experiences of patients (or by you if you have osteoporosis) describe this bone condition as painful with cracking bones. When an individual is dealing with osteoporosis, the bones become porous and fragile, and the risk of an individual’s possibility of getting a fracture is significantly increased. Additionally, this bone condition occurs progressively and Continue Reading→

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Low Back Stretches for Pain Relief

Are you suffering from lower back pain? About 80% of Americans are at some point during their lives. Stretching on a regular basis can improve mobility, lengthen back muscles and reduce chronic pain. Here are some stretches to get you moving. Download Continue Reading→

Cancer, Cannabis, And You

New treatments for pain and nausea are available but come pre-packaged with social stigmas. Cancer and its treatment are often painful, and doctors are always on the lookout for ways to relieve discomfort. This usually means prescribing opioids, which are an effective way to treat pain associated with tumors and chemotherapy. However, these can be dangerous drugs and run the risk of addiction if taken improperly or if given to patients with certain risk factors for abuse. Because of this, many Continue Reading→

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7 Ways to Fit Relaxation into a Busy Schedule

Having a busy schedule whether it be work, parenting or a mix can be a stressful and tiring experience. It is important to look after yourself and fit in time to relax from everyday struggles. Whether this is from a long week at work, looking after the kids, or approaching deadlines, it is important to look after your own health, both mentally and physically. Here are 7 ways to fit relaxation into our everyday busy lives: Meditate in the morning Have a good laugh Enjoy some recreation Continue Reading→

What Is Chronic Pain and How Can it Lead to Addiction?

By Ashley Addiction Treatment Individuals struggling with chronic pain walk a tightrope between obtaining relief from their pain through medications and avoiding potential addiction to the drug itself. It may seem that becoming addicted to opioids for pain relief is a new phenomenon, but there is actually a long history of it. Opiate addiction related to treating pain can be dated back to the Civil War era, when opium tinctures and morphine were routinely prescribed. By the late 1800s, the Continue Reading→

Why are opioids still given for chronic pain?

This article was originally published on BBC. We all know what it is to feel pain. Acute pain, that is, such as slamming your finger in the door or grazing your knee. Chronic pain is different. It might be triggered by arthritis, an injury to your back or by an operation you never completely recover from. According to the British Pain Society, chronic pain affects more than two-fifths of the adult population in the UK, meaning about 28 million adults are living with pain that has lasted Continue Reading→

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