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Mindfulness Reduces Pain And Opioid Misuse

Newswise Waking Times With nearly one-third of Americans suffering from chronic pain, prescription opioid painkillers have become the leading form of treatment for this debilitating condition. Unfortunately, misuse of prescription opioids can lead to serious side effects—including death by overdose. A new treatment developed by University of Utah researcher Eric Garland has shown to not

Vitamin D Improves Mood, Cognition and Pain Tolerance

Mae Chan, Prevent Disease Waking Times Without the sunshine vitamin, few of us would experience lives free of disease. Two new studies show that increased levels of vitamin D not only reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairments, but also improve widespread chronic pain. People with higher blood levels of vitamin D live significantly longer than people

Man Heals His Excruciating Pain With Cannabis After A Battery of Pharmaceuticals Failed

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times A man with excruciating pains following multiple traumas was monitored, daily, over one year while managing chronic pain by self-administering quantifiable amounts of natural cannabis. Tetrahydro-cannabinol, Cannabidiol, and Cannabinol were all measured in tinctures, capsules, smoke-able product plus some baked goods, prior to their administration. By allowing standardization, the

Your Perceived Emotional State Is What Determines How You Feel Pain

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times Brain imaging technology is allowing us to see the potential for the mind to influence our physiology, and how this influence should not be underestimated in determining how we feel pain. A recent report published in the European Heart Journal showed that our perception of stress may be the most significant indicator

New Study: Vaporized Marijuana is a Safe and Effective Pain Treatment

Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times When we talk about the medicinal benefits of marijuana, those who disapprove of its use tend to roll their eyes. But the fact is, this powerful plant has numerous potential applications in healthcare and pain management in particular. A new study has once again demonstrated that the vilified plant can safely