First New Depression Drug Since Prozac

Dr. Christo is LIVE in the studio with Michelle Makoi from Clear Cut on I24. They discuss the FDA's approval of a new class of drug for depression called Esketamine. This is an important breakthrough in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression. Continue Reading→

Mind Over Body: Scientists Show How Meditation Physically Changes Your Brain & DNA

Meditation Relieves Pain A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience in 2011 concluded that mindfulness-based meditation can relieve pain. Fadel Zeidan of Wake Forest University along with his team scanned participants brains as they received uncomfortably hot touches to their legs. Those who practised meditation reported experiencing less pain when they simply focused on their breathing. The study found that there was increased activity in the lower region of the brain that controls Continue Reading→

5 Athletes That Have Dealt With Chronic Injuries

Professional athletes always make for interesting studies where health and injury is concerned. They tend to have access to the best doctors and most advanced treatments on the planet, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that they’re quite literally paid to stay fit. Because of these things they can sometimes recover from serious Continue Reading→

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How Stress Can Impact Pain Perception in Endometriosis

Chronic pain can be paralyzing for women, stopping them from achieving important personal and professional goals. There are many conditions that can be caused by factors such as hormonal changes, responses to medication, and societal interference; one of these, is endometriosis: a disease affecting over five million women in 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→

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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→

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Yoga for Well-Being and Comfort

Aches and Gains radio guest Dima, a vice president in financial services, suffered a serious motorcycle accident and Jiu jitzu injury, which left him with a herniated disc and severe pain. Always athletic, active and outgoing, Dima’s chronic pain forced him to step away from the quality of life he was accustomed to, an all too common consequence many pain sufferers experience. Dima became introverted and withdrawn from social situations, especially related to sports. His focus shifted to Continue Reading→

These hospital nurses are healing with their hands

  This story was originally published by A Beautiful Perspective. Read more from ABP’s current TOUCH Issue. We don’t stop at the skin. With the practice of Healing Touch, hospitals are exploring the medicinal power of human contact and converting skeptics into practitioners. “So I’m watching her do this and I’m just ready to spew my Coke,” Deborah McKinney says, hands wildly kneading the air around her best friend, Michelle McGrorey. They laugh, at Continue Reading→

Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids

Dr. Christo is proud to host: Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids This video covers: -Acupuncture -Chiropractic Care -Thermal Therapy -Physical Therapy -Massage Therapy This video is available to patients and physicians. If you are a patient, please click here and select the button "Go Straight to the Video (No CME)". If you are a physician earning credit, you may begin here.   Continue Reading→

An Opioid Overdose Emergency Treatment — Don’t Be Home Without It

Do people keep fire extinguishers in their homes because they’re arsonists? Do drivers keep their cars insured because they want to crash them? Of course not. They do these things to help protect themselves in the event of a possibly dangerous situation. So, why are many people who take opioids for pain management hesitant to keep an opioid overdose emergency treatment for an accidental overdose in their homes? It could be because of the stigma associated with opioids—the societal belief Continue Reading→

Report: Doctors More Wary of Prescribing Pills

Dr. Christo joins Stateside to discuss the difficult balance between trying to help people who have legitimate pain needs and people who may have an addiction issue. Watch now!     Continue Reading→

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