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
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“Think Positive” is More than Just an Anecdote – it’s a Wellness Behavior!
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.
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
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
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
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
What is Prolotherapy?
Prolotherapy is a type of regenerative medicine used as treatments for torn tendons, joint disease and sports injuries. It’s also used as a therapy for back and knee pain. All prolotherapy involves is injecting an inactive, natural irritant – most commonly saline (salt solution) or
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a pretty common condition caused by repetitive movements that aggravate the main nerve that runs through your wrist – the median nerve. The anatomy of this condition is closely related to several other conditions that affect the soft tissue in and
What is a Migraine and Why are They so Hard to Pin Down?
The human brain is a mysterious thing. Entire fields of medicine, like neurology and psychology, are dedicated to trying to figure it out. Why do we feel the way we feel? Why do some people see and hear things others don’t? Why do some of
How to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card and What to do Once You’ve Got it
Medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio for almost four years now, and every few months the laws open up even more. And so do more medical marijuana clinics and dispensaries. But the process of getting an Ohio MMJ card is kind of convoluted. So,
Sciatica can be Absolutely Debilitating. But Where Did it Come From?
Your sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves in the body. It starts in your lower back and runs all the way down to the foot; it’s a main component of lower body movement. So when it’s compressed or pinched, the pain or symptoms
A New Study Concerns Medical Marijuana Doctors: The Effects of Marijuana Withdrawal
Pain management is one of the most common reasons people give for using medical marijuana. Indeed, it is one of the conditions recognized by the State of Ohio as being treatable with medical marijuana. But a recent study should give medical marijuana patients and their
Is PRP Therapy Safe & Effective for Knee Pain?
Knee pain can ruin your life. A simple afternoon stroll can seem almost impossible and is definitely not enjoyable. Running simple errands can be excruciating. Even getting together with friends can be severely limited because your knees hurt. AND, if you can totally straighten your
Is the O-shot Worth It? A Look at the Benefits
The O-shot is also known as the orgasm shot for good reason. It’s your one-way ticket to experience mind-blowing orgasms and re-energize your sexual youth. Because if you’re not experiencing great sex, it’s not necessarily your fault. It’s not that you work too hard or
How Do I Get Rid of a Headache Naturally? 9 Remedies
In our stressful world, headaches are a common condition. If you get them often, they can be quite the nuisance, even debilitating. It can be difficult to function or even enjoy life. There are several types of headaches, and they can range in severity. Tension