A New Option for Cluster Headache: gammaCore, Part II

GammaCore is a new device for acute, episodic cluster headaches and for prevention. It’s the first transcutaneous stimulator that targets the vagus nerve in the neck, and it’s FDA cleared.  Mark Mitchell will share the impressive effects of vagus nerve stimulation on his headaches, level of function, and emotional well-being. Then, Dr. Stephen Silberstein, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University talks about cluster headache, Continue Reading→

A New Option for Cluster Headache: gammaCore, Part I

GammaCore is a new device for acute, episodic cluster headaches and for prevention. It’s the first transcutaneous stimulator that targets the vagus nerve in the neck, and it’s FDA cleared.  Mark Mitchell will share the impressive effects of vagus nerve stimulation on his headaches, level of function, and emotional well-being. Then, Dr. Stephen Silberstein, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University talks about cluster headache, 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→

Opioids May be Appropriate for Chronic Pain

Opioid May be Appropriate for Chronic Pain (Christo - J Law Med Ethics - July 2020) buy lopressor online https://bethanyhealthcare.org/wp-content/languages/new/lopressor.html generic medication Read the article published by Dr. Christo in the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics in favor of using opioids with chronic pain patients when necessary. buy lotrisone online https://bethanyhealthcare.org/wp-content/languages/new/lotrisone.html generic medication 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→

6 Home Remedies to Alleviate Stress

There are many unavoidable sources of stress in our fast-paced society today. With pressures from work, relationships, and family, it is almost impossible to steer clear of stress. However, poor stress management is the precursor for many negative health problems like hypertension, type 2 diabetes, depression, stroke, and high blood pressure. This calls for a means to take care of stress positively. Before resorting to prescription drugs, it is good to attempt a couple of natural remedies at 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→

6 Home Remedies to Alleviate Stress

There are many unavoidable sources of stress in our fast-paced society today. With pressures from work, relationships, and family, it is almost impossible to steer clear of stress. However, poor stress management is the precursor for many negative health problems like hypertension, type 2 diabetes, depression, stroke, and high blood pressure. This calls for a means to take care of stress positively. Before resorting to prescription drugs, it is good to attempt a couple of natural remedies at 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→

Dr. Christo on MSNBC: Explains why drug overdose deaths soared to record 93,000 amid pandemic

NBC's Kate Snow, who has covered the opioid crisis for years, and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Paul Christo, joined Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the drastic spike in drug overdose deaths last year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Christo explains why the epidemic worsened, and what officials and average Americans can do to help. Continue Reading→

Dr. Christo on FOX 24 News Now: The Opioid Epidemic and COVID

We Skype with Dr. Paul Christo, director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins University on how COVID-19, quarantine, and the stresses of the past year have contributed to a resurgence in opioid abuse in America, and where we go from here. Continue Reading→

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I recently spoke with @FOX24Charleston about the opioid epidemic. If interested in watching, you can view here: https://t.co/9PQIm6tCX3
Part 2 of this weekend's #AchesAndGains show on recovery from opioid addiction is also now available for listening here: https://t.co/VUMQGnQhhr
If you didn't have a chance to tune into #AchesAndGains this weekend, but are interested in hearing about recovery from opioid addiction, Part 1 of my show is now available for listening here: https://t.co/8JJFP63vrY
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54% of U.S. adults are affected by bone and joint conditions: https://t.co/tzt6xOc6dE #BoneAndJointActionWeek
Research on the connection between physical pain and economic cycles has been relatively limited to-date: https://t.co/rqdOF2cfhL via @Forbes #ChronicPain

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Recovery from Pain and Addiction-Part I

Recovery from Pain and Addiction-Part I

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Recovery from Pain and Addiction-Part II

Recovery from Pain and Addiction-Part II

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Dr. Christo on MSNBC: Explains why drug overdose deaths soared to record 93,000 amid pandemic

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I recently spoke with FOX 24 Charleston about the opioid epidemic. If you're interested in watching, you can find the interview here: https://bit.ly/3FTfvTH
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We welcome back Dr. Paul Christo, Chronic Pain and Opioids Abuse Expert and SIRIUS XM Host/Best-Selling Author, to talk about the latest in rising opioid dea...
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Yes, you read that headline right: https://bit.ly/2Z68XjK #Anxiety #Stress
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In honor of #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth, we're revisiting my show on how to manage the pain related to breast reconstruction: http://bit.ly/2O0E1e3
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A good guideline for what to expect when meeting your pain specialist for the first time: https://bit.ly/3G19Af6 #ChronicPain #PainManagement
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If you weren't able to listen to my #AchesAndGains show this weekend, but are interested in learning more about opioid addiction, Part 1 is available for listening here: http://bit.ly/2nWpZhv
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Part 2 of yesterday's #AchesAndGains show on recovery from opioid addiction is also now available for listening here: http://bit.ly/2nh8oRj

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