Category «Crohn’s Pian»

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Many don’t like how they feel on all the meds they take to manage their anxiety, sleeplessness, depression and the flashbacks Alzheimer’s. “There’s just a few medications on the market that work, and even …

Study Shows One Common Food Additive Causes Crohn’s Disease And Colitis

A new study has revealed that one common additive in many processed foods, including breads, candy, mayonnaise, and ice cream can cause inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The culprit here is the emulsifiers that food manufacturers add to nearly every kind of processed food on the market. According to HNGN, the …

MY MOM HAS FIBROMYALGIA. READING THIS MADE ME CRY FOR HER

Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today. Yet, chronic pain and chronic illnesses are often invisible. In many cases there are no casts, visible rashes or runny nose involved. Chronic pain sufferers often appear “normal,” perhaps only a bit more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic headaches for four-and-a-half years and from chronic hip …

Spinal Cord Stimulation May Cut Opioid Use in Chronic Pain

Spinal cord stimulation was found to help decrease or stabilize opioid use in patients with chronic pain. A spinal cord stimulation system consists of an implanted device that transmits low levels of electrical energy to nerve fibers, interrupting pain signals as they travel to the brain to reduce pain sensation. Researchers evaluated opioid usage data …