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Orb Weavers Weave Webs that are More than just Pretty

One of the toughest kinds of tissue to repair once it’s been damaged by injury of disease, is nerve tissue. Depending on where the neuropathy occurs, nerve damage is often a lifelong change; some nerves never heal, other might, partially, over years or decades. And

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What is Scoliosis? And How is it Diagnosed?

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, usually described as a “C” or “S” curve, but is really a spiral deformity like a spiral staircase. Scoliosis most often affects the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae. It is possible to have a slight curvature of the

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What is Discogenic Back Pain?

Back pain caused by damage to the discs in your spine is commonly referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD). The name of this condition is misleading. First, DDD isn’t really a disease; it’s an expedient term for pain and mobility symptoms that we have

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Medical Marijuana and the Lasting Effects of Trauma

When we think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), often, veterans reliving the horrors of war are the first thing to come to mind. And veterans are an extremely important demographic that needs comprehensive wellness treatment for reducing the symptoms of PTSD. However, veterans aren’t the

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Vitamin C has a Wide Array of Health Benefits

As far as necessary vitamins go, vitamin C (also called ascorbic acid) is involved in dozens of bodily systems and functions. It’s a lot. Vitamin C: is an antioxidant that prevents damage from toxic chemicals and free radicals. helps the body grow, repair and maintain

Physical Well-Being: It’s all in How You Look at Things

When we were little, sitting in a waiting room or a car, we’d whine to our parents, “Mom, this is so boring.” And Mom would usually respond with some form of, “This isn’t boring, you’re bored because of your attitude.” You’d roll your eyes and

Why Treat a Headache with Chemicals when you can do it Naturally?

Headaches are a really common phenomenon. They can be anywhere from mild to super painful, but they differ considerably from migraines. Typically, headache treatment and migraine treatment include anti-inflammatory and pain-killing medications. But the thing about headaches is, over 90% of the time they’re secondary.

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PRP Therapy for Patients with Hair Loss is Promising

Platelet-rich-plasma treatments are a relatively new development in medicine. PRP therapy has so far been used for tissue regeneration in ailments like torn tendons or chronic inflammation. In the last two years or so, medical researchers have begun clinical trials on the use of PRP

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What is MS?

Multiple Sclerosis is a degenerative disease. It happens when the body’s immune system begins to attack the central nervous system via the myelin around the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Much like buried electrical lines, your body’s nerves are sheathed by a material

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Urinary Stress Incontinence: Causes and Symptoms

Urinary incontinence as broadly defined as “the unintentional loss of urine.” And while this could be because of overactive bladder or an urgency dysfunction, people… well, women… women usually suffer from urinary stressincontinence. This is where basic movements that put even a little strain on

The Latest in Medical Marijuana: Munchies Without the High

The more medical marijuana becomes a player in the medical field, with regard to treating symptoms of chronic ailments like epilepsy, cancer, HIV and chronic pain, scientists are getting creative in their research. For decades, growers and consumers of marijuana, legal or not, have bred

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Let’s Get a Little More Specific About Chronic Pain

Most of us know the two main types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain is short-term (and often more intense) pain usually resulting from an injury or illness. Chronic pain is either long-term or long-term episodic, and can be caused by a number of

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