8 Keys to Holistic Pain Management

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When you’re writhing in pain, you’re probably not thinking about “going holistic.” You just want the agony to stop. You’ll take the pill, the shot, the bullet – anything to put an end to the pain. If you suffer from chronic pain, however, learning (and living) holistic pain management principles can change your experience of […]

Ask The Doctors: What Is The Connection Between Depression And Heart Disease?

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Depression can be both a cause of and a result of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Even mild depression is a common and significant risk factor for developing heart disease. It can also raise the risk of future cardiovascular complications. Research has shown that depression can make it harder to recover from heart disease. This is no […]

What to Expect When You Visit a Chronic Pain Clinic

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Prior to 1971, pain clinics were the nerve block cut cesspool of medicine. That is when Shealy, visited Bill Fordyce’s passive behavioral modification program and came back to start The Pain Rehabilitation Center on October 15, 1971, in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. It was the first REAL chronic pain clinic. He started with active behavioral modification. His […]

Ask the Doctors: Do Antibiotics Weaken the Immune System?

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The answer is unequivocally yes, antibiotics do weaken the immune system. But it is a toss-up between overuse of antibiotics and Roundup® as to which weakens it more. Fifty million Americans have autoimmune disorders, largely as a result of antibiotics and Roundup®! And that is partly because Roundup® is in 75% of air and rain […]

Is Holistic Medicine Safe?

Is holistic medicine safe

When you hear the word “medicine,” what do you think of? Sterile clinics, white lab coats, busy waiting rooms, high deductibles, insurance bureaucracy? Perhaps your mind jumps to the countless television medical dramas that plot around big-city disasters and overrun emergency rooms. If you’re like the average American, you’re not envisioning a calming environment and […]

Holistic vs. Conventional Medicine: Which Is Better?

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Holistic vs. conventional medicine. The case for top prize may not be unanimous, depending on who’s sitting on the judge’s panel. But, if you were the judge and knew enough about both approaches, which would you believe to be better? If you’re having a heart attack or stroke, good sense would tell you (or those […]

How To Get Off Prescription Painkillers Safely

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In acute situations, pain-reducing drugs can be remarkably helpful. However, long term they can kill you! So, you must know how to get off prescription painkillers if you are currently taking one or more. Norco, gabapentin, oxycodone, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, hydrocodone, dilaudid, ultram, ketorolac, amitriptyline, diclofenac, nucytna, morphine, vicodin, methadone, hydromorphone, demerol, fentanyl, aspirin, aleve and […]

How To Boost Your Immune System When You Are Already Sick

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The immune system is the natural defender of the body. A weak immune is the result of high stress of all kinds and leaves you open to infections as well as causing fever, persistent cold and cough symptoms, weak digestion, asthma, poor healing, ear problems and fatigue. Knowing how to boost your immune system when […]

What Are the Best Supplements for Anxiety and Depression?

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Anxiety and depression are almost Siamese twins, rarely do you have either without the other. Both are reactions to fear of death, invalidism, poverty, loss of love or thought of abandonment by God. They can also be caused by eating the average American diet which consists of junk, fast foods, artificial or chemically changed. Indeed […]

Can You Get Off Of Diabetes Medication?

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The answer is yes, if you have type 2 diabetes and enough common sense to have excellent NORMAL HEALTH HABITS, you can get off of diabetes medication! The following are the normal health habits you need to have if you want to get off of your diabetes mediation. At the top of the list is […]