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Virtual reality pain

Virtual Reality as a Treatment for Pain?

By Patricia Burke Many groups are promoting the use of Virtual Reality as a treatment strategy for pain patients.  For example, VR is promoted as an alternative to opiates, “because it’s very powerful with no side effects.” According to, More than 11 percent of Americans (that is 25 million people) suffer from chronic pain, with more and more […]

CBD liver

That Alarming CBD Liver Damage Study Is Bunk—And the Media Should Know Better

It’s 2019 and we still live in a world where one small study, on mice, with a highly questionable methodology, published in a marginal journal, with major flaws, leads to a clickbait media panic. Recently, you may have seen a Forbes article headlined “Marijuana Study Finds CBD Can Cause Liver Damage” that reported on a […]

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In pain? No problem! Your doctor will prescribe an opioid- based pain killer, and you’ll be good to go… right? That’s what the suburban mother, the grandparent, the young high school football player all thought… until their opioid addiction stole away their health and quality of life. The trouble is that when you are in […]


Despite what Big Pharma says, opioids do almost nothing to treat pain – study

A placebo pill is almost as effective as opioids for killing pain, suggests a new meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is because the physiological pain-killing effects of opioids decrease over time. As the pain-killing effects wane, a larger dose is needed, causing opioid addiction. The researchers warn that this can lead to […]


Treating and Preventing Pain in a Healthy Manner

Pain is a daily reality for many people who suffer from injuries or neurological problems. Dealing with pain can be done in a variety of ways but not all of these ways are healthy when the pain is long term. The type of pain obviously determines the type of treatment recommended but most pains have […]


For The First Time, NFL Acknowledges Benefits Of Cannabis, Offers To Study It For Pain

By Justin Gardner The NFL is finally acknowledging that cannabis has the potential to treat acute and chronic pain. A report out today says that the NFL has sent a letter to the Player’s Association (NFLPA) indicating it is willing to study the use of medical cannabis for pain management. The NFLPA, apparently quicker to grasp the conclusions […]

13 Mind-Body Techniques That Can Help Ease Pain and Depression

13 Mind-Body Techniques That Can Help Ease Pain and Depression

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Many aches and pains are rooted in brain processes that can be affected by your mental attitude and emotions. While the mechanics of these mind-body links are still being unraveled, what is known is that your brain, and consequently your thoughts and emotions, do play a role in your experience of […]

Heredity – Are you doomed to a life with varicose veins?

Heredity – Are you doomed to a life with varicose veins?

As we age we being to wonder what we will grow to look like and how our health will hold up as time goes by. Our older relatives are often the best gage by which to measure ourselves. Our parents being the closest genetic link we often strongly resemble either one or the other or sometimes […]

Dr. Courtney’s raw cannabis juice

Dr. Courtney’s raw cannabis juice

Dr. Courtney: Marijuana and Psychiatry Doctor William L. Courtney has a solid medical education. After obtaining the Doctorate in Medicine at the Wayne State University (USA) and doing his internship at the Psychiatry Medical Center of California, he obtained his post doctorate on legal medicine. Dr. Courtney is currently member of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine, […]

Turmeric Bombs: DIY Turmeric Supplement

Turmeric Bombs: DIY Turmeric Supplement

Did you know there are over 7,000 studies researching the efficacy of turmeric and it’s active component curcumin? You’ve certainly heard the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric touted by practitioners, blogs, and wellness publications. I believe this highly-pigmented herb belongs in everyone’s wellness arsenal, both as long-term maintenance and acute inflammation relief. Here’s a simple way to get […]