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Bioactive Mushrooms for Health: Magick or Medicine?

Mushrooms. They seem to be everywhere right now. Your friends who mushroom hunt through the woods; that weird mushroom drink your partner has every morning; that cordyceps supplement your sister recommended for sleep – and that’s apart from just… eating some mushrooms. Before this fungal

When PMS Becomes PMDD & Why Women Need More from Medicine

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a term virtually everyone knows. It comes with headaches, bloating, moodiness, cramping, and emotional fluctuations. Every person with a uterus knows how awful PMS can be, and it only makes it better that it happens every month for several decades. Not.

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What is Glyphosate? Uncovering the Truth About a Chemical

Like many people, you’ve either heard of RoundUp or used it. But you might not know this herbicide by its lesser-known name—glyphosate. This chemical is an ever-present toxin in our soil, water, air, and bodies. If you garden, put a lot of care into your

Why & How to Stay Hydrated in the Summer

Get those 8 glasses of water in a day! That’s what everyone says. But first of all – nobody drinks 8oz glasses of water. And second of all, not everyone knows what it really means – 8oz 8 times a day is 64oz, which is

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10 Stretches You Can Do at Home for Chronic Back Pain

Back pain, especially lower back pain, is such a common complaint that 80% of people in the US will experience back pain some time in their life. For acute back pain (caused by a known source of injury that eases with healing), stretching can help

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Developments in Scoliosis Treatments: Surgical & Non-Surgical

Scoliosis is a condition that has, historically, been difficult to treat effectively without spinal fusion surgery. As the condition is progressive, people diagnosed with scoliosis are often just waiting for the curve to get bad enough to need this invasive, motion-limiting surgery. But modern medicine

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The Cacophony of Medicinal Compounds in the Cannabis Plant

When we think of medical marijuana and the controversy of marijuana legalization, we think about THC and CBD, THC being the psychoactive compound and CBD being the compound touted for offering THC’s other pain relief and anti-anxiety effects without the feeling of being “high”. But

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Peptide Therapy: The Building Blocks of Healing?

A buzz word in the current cosmetics and skincare industries, peptides are short-chain amino acids that are considered the building blocks of proteins. They are not complete amino acid chains, but they provide the parts and pieces for protein synthesis in the body. And because

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Dr. Blatman Speaking at ICCMO Event – October 5-7, 2023

Dr. Blatman will be speaking in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 5-7, 2023 about the role fascia plays in chronic pain like TMD. EVENT: ICCMO’s 33rd Annual Bernard Jankelson Memorial Lecture LOCATION: Calgary, AB Canada DATE: October 5-7, 2023 LEARN MORE HERE.

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May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Every May, we prepare for the summer sun with a month of skin cancer education – prevention, signs, screenings, and more. Being the most common cancer in the US, as well as one of the most preventable, educating the population on how to prevent skin

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When Does a Diet Tip the Scales & Become Disordered?

There’s no doubt that the US is obsessed with dieting. A pathological combination of unhealthy body images in our media and the soaring obesity and obesity-related disease rates, there is never not a fad diet go on. Atkins, South Beach, Paleo, Keto, intermittent fasting –

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