Articles 2018-05-25T20:51:00+00:00

Can Cannabis Help with Chronic Back Pain?

There seem to be many anecdotal stories of marijuana being used as a medication to treat seizures, chronic pain, and much more. Whether you are an adult, child, smoking cannabis, or using oil or edible baked goods the success stories exist with sometimes life changing results. The risk factors have often been reported to be minimal and there has never been a death recorded as a

Top 5 Anti-Inflammatory Alternatives

Whether your inflammation causes you pain, gut or skin issues, it all occurs for the same reason. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to foreign bacteria, viruses, and infection. When your body senses a threat, it will trigger the release of chemicals and white blood cells and with some conditions, the immune system’s response is inflammatory even when there is no threat. For those suffering from autoimmune

My top 5 Best Books in Dealing with Back Pain

I was asked to write about the five best books for dealing with back pain; that implied I needed to find them first. How does one know which are best? How does one even define “best” in the first place? For the purposes of our endeavor, we’ll define “best” as those rated the highest by reader reviews. While “official reviews” by big name sources like the New

Bulging Disc or Herniated Disc? What is The Difference?

It is well known that back pain is more and more common over time. More of the population is currently or will experience some form of back pain in their lives. This is a huge problem now that is not going away, in fact, it may be getting more and more prevalent. Getting more specific with back pain there are two conditions of the spine that can

What is a Weighted Blanket? [Benefits of a Weighted Blanket]

Weighing anywhere from 4 to 30 pounds, these blankets are made to do more than just keep you warm. What is a Weighted Blanket? A weighted blanket is equivalent to a hug! (to skip my rambling about hugs, just click here and the magic of anchor texts will automatically scroll you down to the actual subject of weighted blankets) Also, if you don't really know what a weighted

Does the Muse Brain Sensing Headband Work? (My 300-day Story)

Okay, this is my story. As a kid, I was probably not very liked among other kids. I was the person my mother had to come pick up because of misbehaving. I was also very stressed as a child, I didn’t like to have the light turned off before I fell asleep and I was a constant bedwetter until I was around thirteen. I was given acupuncture