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Too Early to Link COVID-19 to Spike in Opioid-Related Deaths, Health Officials Say

It is unlikely that the coronavirus pandemic is responsible for the increase in opioid-related deaths that occurred in Maryland during the first quarter of this year, according to a former secretary of the state’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. From Jan. 1 to March 31, 561 people in Maryland died of opioid-related deaths, according to data from the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center. That number marks a 2.6 percent increase from that of the first quarter of Continue Reading→

COVID-19 and NSAIDS: A Narrative Review of Knowns and Unknowns

Abstract Concern about the appropriate role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in COVID-19 speculate that NSAIDs, in particular ibuprofen, may upregulate the entry point for the virus, the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) 2 receptors and increase susceptibility to the virus or worsen symptoms in existing disease. Adverse outcomes with COVID-19 have been linked to cytokine storm but the most effective way to address exaggerated inflammatory response is complex and unclear. Continue Reading→

Kelly Preston died on July 12 following a two-year battle with breast cancer

Kelly Preston Dies of Breast Cancer at 57: 'She Was a Bright, Beautiful and Loving Soul' "On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer," a family representative tells PEOPLE exclusively. "Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been Continue Reading→

Melissa Etheridge’s son Beckett dead at 21 from opioid addiction, singer says: ‘My heart is broken’

Rock musician Melissa Etheridge's son Beckett has died. He was 21. In an Instagram post, Etheridge confirmed that Beckett died on Wednesday due to his opioid addiction. "Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction," the 58-year-old singer wrote in the 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→

Foods for chronic pain

[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→

How to Avoid Back Pain While Sitting at the Office

Our bodies were meant to be in an active state the majority of the time. As humans have evolved, we have found easier ways to complete everyday tasks using technology. Although these advancements have created easier and more efficient ways of doing things, they also encourage us to move around less. With this in mind, it’s important that you are aware of the health risks that inactive lifestyles can cause, your daily activity levels and how you correct them if need be. Active Lifestyle On 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→

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→

Too Early to Link COVID-19 to Spike in Opioid-Related Deaths, Health Officials Say

It is unlikely that the coronavirus pandemic is responsible for the increase in opioid-related deaths that occurred in Maryland during the first quarter of this year, according to a former secretary of the state’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. From Jan. 1 to March 31, 561 people in Maryland died of opioid-related deaths, according to data from the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center. That number marks a 2.6 percent increase from that of the first quarter of Continue Reading→

Melissa Etheridge’s son Beckett dead at 21 from opioid addiction, singer says: ‘My heart is broken’

Rock musician Melissa Etheridge's son Beckett has died. He was 21. In an Instagram post, Etheridge confirmed that Beckett died on Wednesday due to his opioid addiction. "Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction," the 58-year-old singer wrote in the post. "My son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome his addiction and finally succumbed to it today. He will be missed by those who loved him, his family and Continue Reading→

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Preventing a Lifetime of Pain after Surgery, Part I

Preventing a Lifetime of Pain after Surgery, Part I

Did you know that postoperative pain that lingers is often neglected? In fact, pain doesn’t go away [...]
Preventing a Lifetime of Pain after Surgery, Part II

Preventing a Lifetime of Pain after Surgery, Part II

Did you know that postoperative pain that lingers is often neglected? In fact, pain doesn’t go away [...]

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Kelly Preston died on July 12 following a two-year battle with breast cancer

Kelly Preston died on July 12 following a two-year battle with breast cancer

Kelly Preston Dies of Breast Cancer at 57: 'She Was a Bright, Beautiful and Loving Soul' "On the mRead More
Too Early to Link COVID-19 to Spike in Opioid-Related Deaths, Health Officials Say

Too Early to Link COVID-19 to Spike in Opioid-Related Deaths, Health Officials Say

It is unlikely that the coronavirus pandemic is responsible for the increase in opioid-rRead More
COVID-19 and NSAIDS: A Narrative Review of Knowns and Unknowns

COVID-19 and NSAIDS: A Narrative Review of Knowns and Unknowns

Abstract Concern about the appropriate role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIRead More

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Did you know that postoperative pain that lingers is often neglected? Tomorrow on #AchesAndGains I'm talking about how to prevent #ChronicPain after surgery. Tune in starting at 5pm ET on SiriusXM Family Talk 131 tomorrow.
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Also on the show tomorrow about preventing #ChronicPain after surgery, I speak with both a patient and doctor about ways of managing pain during and after surgery. Tune into SiriusXM Family Talk 131 tomorrow at 5pm ET to learn more!
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"I vividly remember how I felt, but mainly I remember how everyone told me that I wasn't feeling what I felt. People would always say, 'Oh, it's just a headache,'" https://www.prevention.com/health/health-conditions/a33434916/khloe-kardashian-migraine/
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With a lot of us working from home and being more sedentary, these #yoga stretches are a good method of fighting off #BackPain: https://bit.ly/3groqOM
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