Fascia: A Hidden Piece of the Puzzle of Fibromyalgia Pain

By Ginevra Liptan, MD You may have heard from your doctor or a TV ad that fibromyalgia is caused by over-activity of pain sensing nerves. It’s true, this is one important source of fibromyalgia pain, but there are other even more important triggers of pain that must be addressed in order to get significant pain …

What is the Difference Between Lupus and Fibromyalgia?

Lupus and fibromyalgia are rheumatic disorders that share some symptoms and can be experienced concurrently by patients. Despite this overlap, lupus and fibromyalgia are distinct conditions that every patient will experience in his or her own way. In cases of lupus, the patient’s tissues, joints, and organs are attacked by the immune system. Fibromyalgia sufferers …

Harvard Study: Smoking Cannabis Actually Improves Brain Function

(True Activist) Don’t believe the hype – cannabis is not a gateway drug, it is a medicine. From helping people naturally relieve their anxiety to literally curing cancer (over 100 studies have validated this), the plant is incredibly therapeutic. Because it is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, however, marijuana is still illegal in many …

Restrictions on medical cannabis to be removed

CBD is not psychoactive. Photo / File New Zealanders with chronic illnesses are applauding the Government’s decision to allow doctors to prescribe a cannabis-sourced substance. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced today that restrictions would be removed for cannabidiol, or CBD, bringing New Zealand into line with other countries including Australia. Until now, CBD has …

11 Signs To Detect Depression In Women

Women are almost twice as likely to get depressed as men, did you know? Although researchers haven’t found a definite answer as to why women are more prone to depDonate Cars in MAression, we can safely guess that one of the factors could be the constant social and familial pressure which is tenfold on women …

Delicious Low Carb Sausage Biscuit Recipe

I know it’s rude to talk with your mouth full, and greasy fingers aren’t so great for my keyboard, but I just had to share this delicious recipe with you for low carb sausage biscuits! 😀 It’s super easy. This is the same base recipe I use to make low carb garlic cheese bread, hearty …

Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction

The legal weed business is booming in Colorado, and the state has finalized plans to spend its pot tax windfall on health programs in public schools, housing for at-risk populations, and a new treatment program to combat the opioid crisis. Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed a budget bill that dictates how money from the state’s “Marijuana …