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Alcohol Worsens Brain Function

Published: Jun 20th, 2017

A study recently published The BMJ evaluated the cognitive effects of drinking with a long-term observational study. This study categorized 550 people based on their alcohol consumption into abstainers, light, […]

Take a Breath!

Published: Apr 7th, 2017

How about a peaceful state of mind? There are a cluster of nerve cells in your brainstem that connect breathing to relaxation, attention, excitement and anxiety. That’s what researchers at […]

Can An App Reduce Your Anxiety?

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

  Treating symptoms of anxiety and depression can be difficult due to barriers such as lack of availability, cost, and time-constraints of therapies. There is a need for simpler and […]

Back Pain Information

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

Back pain is one of the leading reasons for physician visits in the U.S. Recently, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released new guidelines for treating chronic back pain. The […]

Better Blanket – Better Sleep

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Weighted blankets are carefully designed quilts embedded with small plastic pellets. These “heavy” blankets improve sleep quality and to ease anxiety in adults with insomnia, according to recent study results. […]

Fibromyalgia and Loneliness

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

When we talk about fibromyalgia (FM) we always stress the importance of identifying pain triggers and improving symptoms. However, over the years less attention has been paid to the lack […]

Everyone is at Risk for Chronic Pain

Published: Aug 30th, 2016

Fibromyalgia (FM) has long been difficult to diagnose. However, over the last few years big strides have been made by establishing widely accepted diagnostic criteria. Today more FM patients receive […]

Tell your Doctor about your Pain

Published: Aug 9th, 2016

“It hurts all over” the feeling that many chronic pain patients are familiar with but how do you describe your pain to someone like your doctor? This is a challenge […]

New Fibromyalgia Drug?

Published: Jul 13th, 2016

Fibromyalgia (FM) patients have only limited treatment options. This is about to change soon.  Mirogabalin, a new drug for fibromyalgia and chronic nerve pain is currently in clinical trials. This […]

Is Whole30 Right for You?

Published: Jul 13th, 2016

If there was a way to reduce your pains and aches, increase your energy, improve skin conditions, reduce inflammation, improve digestive ailments and impact your health and fitness by simply […]