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How to Protect Yourself from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is described as a condition that causes a variety of symptoms in the hand and arm including a numbing feeling, tingling, and pain. While it’s not currently well understand what causes carpal tunnel syndrome, it’s often related to other conditions such as hypothyroidism,

Potential Causes of Erectile Issues 

When you think about erectile dysfunction (ED), you might be picturing an elderly man advertising a little blue pill.   But the truth is, erectile dysfunction comes in all kinds of forms and it’s not limited to just elderly men. In fact, 1 out of 4 men under the age of 40 are seeking treatment

Benefits of Emu Oil for Arthritis 

Emu oil is an oil obtained from the tissue of emus and is a byproduct of the emu meat industry. The oil contains numerous beneficial fatty acids which are thought to penetrate the skin and help reduce pain. Essential fatty acids found within emu oil include: 

What Causes a Tendon to Tear? 

A torn tendon is a condition that mostly happens to middle-aged men but it can happen to anyone. It’s usually caused after being injured by a direct blow, such as a car accident or sport injury. If you suspect you’ve injured your tendon, it’s critical that

Treating Migraines with Magnesium Supplements 

Magnesium is a mineral naturally found in the foods we eat and it’s a required cofactor for more than 300 processes in your body. Because of magnesium’s role in optimal health, a deficiency can lead to numerous health conditions, including chronic migraines.   Given that roughly half

Study Shows Scoliosis Reversal with Ancient Yoga Pose 

A study published in the Global Advances in Health and Medicine found that a single yoga pose may have the potential to reduce the spinal curvature in scoliosis in less than 90 days.     Incredibly, all 25 patients who performed the pose for just 1.5 minutes a day had

Stem Cell Therapy for Pain and Degenerative Disease

According to WebMD, more than 100,000 Americans are suffering from chronic pain – and this number is only growing. Chronic pain is classified as a type of pain that lasts for a long period of time, with researchers believing that up to 55% of people

What You Should Know About Chronic Pain and Cannabis Edibles

If you plan on applying for a medical marijuana card in Cincinnati or elsewhere in Ohio, it’s important to understand that cannabis is available in multiple different forms and that each form can have varying affects once dosed. One such form that patients should be

Treating Knee Pain and Joint Damage with Stem Cells

As we age, certain parts of our body wear down overtime. You may have even noticed that over the years you’ve experienced an increased number of aches, pains, and stiffness. One of the more fragile areas of the body that’s particularly susceptible to damage are

Lyme Literate Counseling at Blatman Health and Wellness

If you or a loved one is suffering with Lyme you know the devastation Lyme Disease leaves in its wake – emotionally, physically, spiritually, and socially. Lyme is a particularly challenging Chronic Illness in that it has a tendency to isolate patients and caregivers leaving

Foods to Avoid if You Have Fibromyalgia 

Can simply changing your diet be the key to effectively managing fibromyalgia? Researchers seem to think so. Numerous studies point to the possibility that diet could influence fibromyalgia symptoms.    Typically, one of the first things a fibromyalgia doctor will address is your current eating habits. Diets high in inflammatory omega six,

Lack of B-12 May Cause Peripheral Neuropathy 

Vitamin B-12 is considered an essential vitamin in the human diet. It’s not a difficult vitamin to get, providing that you’re eating an adequate amount of animal products like meat, dairy, eggs, or fish. Men and women over the age of 14 years old should

Chronic Fatigue Treatment: Natural Ways to Beat CFS 

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is defined as a long-term fatigue that makes it difficult to accomplish everyday tasks. The fatigue is often extremely debilitating and resistant to normal treatments. Currently, medical professionals are unsure of the specific causes of CFS but it’s possible that the condition is more

Migraine Treatment: Aspirin vs Magnesium 

Most people dealing with painful and chronic migraines choose to reach for the nearest bottle of aspirin. But what if there was a better, safer option for treating chronic migraines?  According to numerous clinical studies, magnesium appears to be extremely effective in alleviating migraine pain.

How to Reduce Your Carpal Tunnel Pain 

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is characterized by a tingling, numbing, and painful sensation in your wrist. This can be caused by compression of the median nerve that runs along your forearm and into your hand. It can also be caused by adhesions, or stickiness, between

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