Researchers from the McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center presented the results of their study on opioid use.
Believe it or not but pain can actually be a friend. It tells us something is wrong and that we should avoid it, like getting too close to the bonfire and hurting ourselves. It tells us to be careful when slicing vegetables, because we can hurt our fingers if we don’t watch out.
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.
In a stunning revelation, a recent study has shown that the common pain medication class called NSAIDs can raise heart attack risk by as much as 100 percent. All five NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) studied were found to increase heart attack risk significantly within the first week of use, said researchers.
Risk of myocardial infarction from over the counter drugs like ibuprofen was found to be highest within the first month of taking them, especially if dosage was high. The individual drugs assessed also included diclofenac, naproxen, rofecoxib and celecoxib.
Yelena Sukhoterina, Posted on December 11, 2015
Golden paste is a turmeric-based paste that taken orally provides health benefits to humans as well as animals (dogs and horses).
Mark Wiley, 2015
The effects of knee pain are many and often life-changing for the worse.
Health Options, December 3, 2015
Muscle soreness and pain can slow your life down. It’s not bad enough that we lose muscle as we age, but unless you do something, your muscles will get weaker with more aches, too.
Margaret Celli, December 2015
Increasingly, people are looking for more natural approaches to help relieve painful conditions instead of relying on medications.
Johns Hopkins Medicine, 15-SEP-2015
•Study finds that yoga may be a safe and effective way to keeping moving for the 1 in 5 adults who live with arthritis.
Conversation with my 60-year-old peer: