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Don't just cover up symptoms with pharmaceuticals. Heal chronic pain and disease naturally and live a full, healthy, happy life again.
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Why People Who Sleep Longer Achieve More

Why People Who Sleep Longer Achieve More | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
People often mistakenly think they can be more productive by getting less sleep. This is a false economy. If you want to get more done, you need to sleep more. Here’s why.
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Sacrificing a few hours of sleep to get more done today could mean a very unproductive day tomorrow. Is it really worth it? 

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Childhood asthma and chronic lung disease elevated near Logan Airport, state study finds - The Boston Globe

Childhood asthma and chronic lung disease elevated near Logan Airport, state study finds - The Boston Globe | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Children who live in neighborhoods bordering Logan International Airport are as much as four times more likely to wheeze, experience shortness of breath, and exhibit other signs of undiagnosed asthma as children who live farther away, according to...
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5 Ways To Control Fibromyalgia With Diet

5 Ways To Control Fibromyalgia With Diet | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it

Eat for Pain Relief


Fibromyalgia, a chronic disease that causes pain and swelling in more than a dozen points all over the body, affects as many as 5 million people. Because doctors are still unsure of the cause of fibromyalgia, treatment can be frustrating (and often a process of trial and error). “Fibromyalgia symptoms are only about 30% amenable to current pharmaceutical strategies on the market,” says Kathleen Holton, PhD, MPH, lead author of Potential Dietary Links in Central Sensitization in Fibromyalgia.

 

 

1. Load Up On Vitamin D
2. Avoid Additives
3. Say Yes To Fish
4. Nix the Caffeine
5. Veg Out

 

 


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Wild-caught fish is an excellent and delicious way to ease chronic inflammation. 

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Six reasons garlic is an amazing healing superfood

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Six reasons garlic is an amazing healing superfood

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Garlic is excellent as a cold and flu preventative and a natural anti-inflammatory. 

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Ah! Soap's curator insight, May 28, 2014 8:23 AM

Six reasons garlic is an amazing healing superfood

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The Training News: Yahoo! Shine - Natural remedies for the 15 most common aches, pains, and health complaints

The Training News: Yahoo! Shine - Natural remedies for the 15 most common aches, pains, and health complaints | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
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Study: Pain Shortens Your Lifespan, Spicy Foods May Prolong It - The Escapist

Study: Pain Shortens Your Lifespan, Spicy Foods May Prolong It - The Escapist | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Study: Pain Shortens Your Lifespan, Spicy Foods May Prolong It
The Escapist
A connection between pain and aging has been found in lab mice, and capsaicin, the spicy compound in chile peppers, may be the key.
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Pain Medications Can Lose Their Punch - New York Times

Pain Medications Can Lose Their Punch - New York Times | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Pain Medications Can Lose Their Punch
New York Times
Q. WHY WOULD A PAIN MEDICATION LOSE ITS EFFICACY AFTER WORKING WELL FOR SEVERAL YEARS? A. The mechanism is complex, said Dr.
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The body does get used to high doses of pain killers over the years. This is why it's critical to treat chronic pain conditions naturally whenever possible. 

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Living with a Chronic Disease - YouTube

A companion video to today's vlogbrothers video, which hasn't been uploaded yet (sorry, busy day) in which I talk about having a chronic, incurable, bastard ...
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Root Canal = Possible Infection In Your Mouth - Ask Dr. Maxwell ...

Root Canal = Possible Infection In Your Mouth - Ask Dr. Maxwell ... | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
In the past few years, more scientific studies have emerged, revealing the connection between root canals and chronic disease. Learn the root canal risks.
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Multiple studies have revealed that root canals have a strong link to autoimmune disease, neurological impairment, and cancer. 

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The Best Exercise for Your Immune System: Rebounding!

The Best Exercise for Your Immune System: Rebounding! | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Rebounding strengthens your entire body and promotes lymphatic circulation and detoxification. I did this exercise everyday it to help my body heal from cancer.

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I highly-recommend rebounding to my patients. It's excellent for lymph drainage and detoxification. 

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Ellen Naylor's curator insight, May 20, 2014 4:20 PM

I wonder how many others rebound? Looks like a quality baby trampoline is a good idea. I had bought a cheapy years ago and it was too stiff so I gave it away. I seem to have poor lymph node circulation and am hoping this will help. 

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10 Ways to Relieve Back Pain Naturally - Ask Dr. Maxwell ...

10 Ways to Relieve Back Pain Naturally - Ask Dr. Maxwell ... | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Avoid dependence on prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Relieve back pain naturally.
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Over-the-counter and prescription drugs temporarily mitigate symptoms but do nothing to treat the underlying cause of disease. Treat chronic back pain naturally. 

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7 Ways to Reach Your Health Goals

7 Ways to Reach Your Health Goals | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
I work with all different types of people to help them reach their personal health goals. While weight loss is an important goal for many, I help people focus on small steps to adopt healthier, life-long habits. It’s important to remember that day-to-day choices influence whether you maintain vitality while you age or develop health conditions. Change may seem tough at first, but with support, determination and these tips, you can be successful!
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The key is not to overdue it. Focus on taking small steps and you'll read your health and fitness goals. 

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The Loneliness of Illness and Pain | Disability.Blog

The Loneliness of Illness and Pain | Disability.Blog | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
A blog about the latest disability-related news, information & trends. Disability.Blog features weekly guest bloggers from government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
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Chronic pain and disease can make you feel isolated from others. 

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Thyme oil said to be better for period pain than ibuprofen

Thyme oil said to be better for period pain than ibuprofen | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
It's thyme to face the music. Sorry. (Period pains?
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MIT Scientist: “Cholesterol Drugs Could Be Placing You In Mortal Danger” Here’s Why

MIT Scientist: “Cholesterol Drugs Could Be Placing You In Mortal Danger” Here’s Why | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Statin drugs are a class of prescription drugs often used to lower blood cholesterol levels. They can be used to block the action of a chemical in the liver that is necessary for making cholesterol.

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I believe statin drugs are prescribed far more than what is necessary. 

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High Blood Sugar Linked to Colon Cancer : Healthymagination

High Blood Sugar Linked to Colon Cancer : Healthymagination | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that a surprising factor, elevated blood sugar, may be a key culprit for fuelling colon cancer among older women.

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Type II diabetes can be managed through diet and supplements. 

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Home remedies for bleeding gums - The New Age Online

Home remedies for bleeding gums - The New Age Online | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Home remedies for bleeding gums
The New Age Online
Considered to be one of the best home remedies, clove oil helps to reduce the inflammation of gums and stops the gums from bleeding to a larger extent.
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Five Practical Tips to Cope with Back Pain

Five Practical Tips to Cope with Back Pain | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Back pain is one of the major culprits that does not let you be physical active, or in severe cases hinders in your performing of daily activities. ...

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Are we making progress with chronic disease management ...

Are we making progress with chronic disease management ... | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Healthcare organizations are eager to address the rising problems of chronic diseases. They're collecting a lot of data, adding analytics and even using genetic sequencing to spot potential health risks across patient ...
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Connecticut Department of Public Health to launch chronic disease prevention ... - The Republic

Connecticut Department of Public Health to launch chronic disease prevention ... - The Republic | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Connecticut Department of Public Health to launch chronic disease prevention ...
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HARTFORD, Connecticut — The Connecticut Department of Public Health is launching a plan to reduce the prevalence of chronic disease in the state.
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Teens With Cystic Fibrosis, Other Chronic Diseases Adapt To their Condition ... - Cystic Fibrosis News Today

Teens With Cystic Fibrosis, Other Chronic Diseases Adapt To their Condition ... - Cystic Fibrosis News Today | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
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New Cholesterol Guidelines => Statin Nation

New Cholesterol Guidelines => Statin Nation | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it

Ch12.8 Million more adults are eligible for statin therapy based on a new study
attempting to determine the effect of new ACC/AHA guidelines
for the management of cholesterol, with the increase seen mostly
among older adults without cardiovascular disease. Among adults
60 and 75 years without cardiovascular disease, the percentage
eligible for such therapy would increase from 30.4% to 87.4%
among men and from 21.2% to 53.6% among women.

Statin Nation - graphic is from Cardiosource  World News at http://www.joomag.com/magazine/cardiosource-worldnews-april-2014/0842627001398192120


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Cholesterol guidelines have gotten so low, few people can meet them, thus they are prescribed statin drugs. 

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Seth Bilazarian, MD's curator insight, May 25, 2014 7:53 PM

Are you among the 12.8 million Americans for whom statin is now recommended?

The new atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk calculator (ASCVD) is available as a smartphone app at 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ascvd-risk-estimator/id808875968?mt=8

or

online at:

 http://tools.cardiosource.org/ASCVD-Risk-Estimator/


Use the risk calculator and the current guidelines recommend treatment with statin cholesterol lowering medication  if the 10 year risk of stroke MI or other vascular disease is greater than 7.5% based on this calculator.

 

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A Genetic Component Links Chronic Pain Conditions Like IBS - Medical Daily

A Genetic Component Links Chronic Pain Conditions Like IBS - Medical Daily | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Medical Daily A Genetic Component Links Chronic Pain Conditions Like IBS Medical Daily The research, which was funded by the Pain Relief Foundation, studied more than 8,000 pairs of twins from the TwinsUK cohort study, and compared them to...
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Are chronic pain conditions genetic in nature? 

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Natural Cures For Chronic Pain

Natural Cures For Chronic Pain | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
Chronic pain can be difficult to overcome without natural remedies.
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Follow this helpful infographic to manage your own chronic pain condition naturally. 

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Dirty Money Could Make You Sick - Ask Dr. Maxwell ...

Dirty Money Could Make You Sick - Ask Dr. Maxwell ... | Healing Chronic Pain & Disease | Scoop.it
You've heard the term "dirty money" but it has more than one meaning. Studies have found that 3 out of 4 dollar bills are contaminated with fecal bacteria.
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Studies have also shown that 90% of US bills contain traces of cocaine. 

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