The CDC Now Warns Over 54.4 Million Americans Have Arthritis

Ashwagandha is one of these alternatives, and this medicinal herb has long been known to be a powerful adaptogen. (Newswire.net — November 14, 2019) Orlando, FL — Arthritis is undeniably, highly prevalent nowadays, particularly in the United States. This painful, debilitating condition is still incurable and can only be managed through the use of some medications. According to experts, arthritis produces symptoms like aching, dull, grinding, hot, or throbbing pain in the joints. The CDC reveals that today, arthritis…

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65 Ridiculously Awesome Gifts On Amazon Even Picky People Will Love

Trying to find the perfect Amazon gift for a picky person can be difficult. Whether it’s someone who prefers shopping for themselves or a friend who just can’t decide what they actually want, buying a present for them is difficult task. Before giving up and accepting defeat, you should know that there is a solution, all thanks to some of the awesome gifts on Amazon that tons of people — yes, even the picky ones — will love. Before…

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Seeking an alternative to opiates for chronic pain relief

Dawn Arbo suffers from chronic pain. It began after a skiing accident when she was a teenager. Arbo said, “I was 16 at the time when I cracked a vertebra in my neck.” Four years ago, she started having pain in her hands. “I was diagnosed with carpal tunnel in both wrists,” Arbo said, “It got to the point where I couldn’t even squeeze my shampoo bottle in the morning.” For years she used medications to ease her pain….

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Hypnotherapy isn’t magic, but it can help patients cope with surgery a…

A–A+ Diane Fresquez rests on an operating table at Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc hospital in Brussels, a pale blue cap on her head. She’s having her two tiny parathyroid glands removed. But for this operation, Fresquez is awake. Cradling her head with two hands and stroking her forehead is Fabienne Roelants, an anesthesiologist who is using hypnosis to get Fresquez through the procedure. “I’m inviting you to fix upon somewhere, not to take your eyes off it,”…

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Reviewers Say This $43 Pillow is So Effective it ‘Will ‘Relieve Neck P…

Are you suffering from a poor night’s sleep? Do you find yourself waking up to newfound aches and pains — and end up confused as to why it’s happening? If so, we’re here to say, “Don’t worry, Us too!” It seems no matter how tired we are during the day, the second we can finally rest our head on our pillows? It’s anything but sweet dreams. Shop With Us: This Cozy Cardigan is So Chic, It’s Impossible to Resist…

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Hypnotherapy as an alternative to anesthesia? It’s used in some places…

“I’m inviting you to fix upon somewhere, not to take your eyes off it,” Roelants says in a French-accented voice. “Now you can close your eyes, to be more relaxed and more comfortable.” Fresquez closes her eyes. “Now you are at a day in November,” Roelants continues. “It’s a Thanksgiving dinner at home. I’m inviting you to observe your friends, your husband. The lights are low, and small candles are flickering in the windowsill.” As Roelants talks, Fresquez grows…

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Fighting inflammation one step at a time

My rheumatologist, Dr. Brian Daikh, during my annual checkup three years ago. (Courtesy photo) The Spondylitis Association of America collects stories from patients around the world. This is an updated version of a piece I wrote in 2016 for Faces of Ankylosing Spondylitis, a website dedicated entirely to the stories of those with AS. I am Face 1818. My memory of that day in 1997 centers around driving home on I-295 in Portland, in the Fore River area; that’s…

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Atlantic Health System Opens Trio of Services in Byram

Rehab, primary care and lab services find home in $1.3 million renovated space BYRAM TWP., NJ – NOVEMBER 4, 2019 – Atlantic Health System this week opened a trio of much-needed services – primary care, rehab and laboratory – together in a prime retail location conveniently accessible to township residents as well as commuters travelling between Sussex and Morris counties. The three services exist in an adjoining space in the Shop-Rite commercial plaza, on Route 206 North, a heavily-travelled…

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Jackie Wilson Once Massaged Her Aunt’s Knee. That Led To Helping Other…

Jackie Wilson, owner, Elite Hands Massage Therapy. (Frank Couch, For The Birmingham Times) By Je’Don Holloway TalleyFor the Birmingham Times Jacqueline “Jackie” Wilson always wanted to become a massage therapist, but it wasn’t until a visit with her aunt in Montgomery that she decided to pursue it seriously. “My grandfather passed away in 2016, and at the time I was trying to figure out if I wanted to continue working as a flight attendant or pursue my passion,” said…

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How mindful sex helped me heal from sexual trauma

I lie in bed, alone in a darkened room, naked. My glowing technicolor oil diffuser emits lavender scents and trickling sounds of ambient music. I take two long puffs off my vaporizer, hoping weed might make the inexplicable panic at the back of my throat go away. It doesn’t. Before my months-long journey into mindful sex, masturbation served as a sleep aid or destresser, done within a 10-minute trip to PornHub. You might say I wasn’t a very active…

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