If you suffer with a chronic illness – you may find the information (here) about CBD to be a great place to begin your journey back to optimal health. At first glance, the theory that some people suffer with pain due to a “deficiency” of cannabinoids – the psychoactive compounds in marijuana – could pass for a tongue-in-cheek witticism shared among cannabis enthusiasts. This is especially true in light of the suggested “remedy” of ingesting plant-based cannabinoids to correct the deficiency. Yet, scientific evidence supports the fact that this theory is no joke.
testosteroneJanuary 30 2017. A clinical trial reported in the January 2017 issue of Pain Physician uncovered a benefit for supplementing with vitamin D among individuals with chronic lower back pain. The condition is the second most common pain complaint after headache and can be notoriously resistant to treatment.
Chronic pain is front and center these days now that the opioid crisis – the wrong way to manage pain – has been exposed and opportunities to prevent and treat pain instead of medication (a key example: chiropractic) jump into the spotlight.
Harvard Medical School, 4/7/2016
People with insomnia struggle to get a good night's rest. They may be plagued by trouble falling asleep, unwelcome awakenings during the night, or fitful sleep — alone or in combination.
McGill University, 28-JAN-2016
Chronic pain may reprogram the way genes work in the immune system, according to a new study by McGill University researchers published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Dr Sircus, March 13, 2016
The Budwig Center says, “Seeds may be tiny, but they’re packed with nutrients like protein, fiber, iron, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. They truly provide ‘energy bursting with life’.
Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain while the medical system spends billions on ineffective treatments.
Moshe Lewis, December 08, 2015.
When pain hits, you head straight to the medicine cabinet for a few pain pills—it’s something we all do
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The beauty of the body is that it has several feedback mechanisms to alert you that something is going wrong. We often call this feedback a "symptom", and rather than valuing it and seeking to remedy the imbalance, we often set out to destroy the mechanism that provides that signal. This is equivalent to shorting a circuit to the smoke detector so we aren't annoyed by the sound while the fire burns.