TAG: chronic pain

Is Pain Real or Is It All In Your Head? Neuroscience Explains

Luis R. Valadez, Learning-Mind Waking Times “Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air. We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will

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

How Sitting For Prolonged Periods Is Stalling Your Metabolic Machinery And What To Do About It

Tammy McKenzie, Prevent Disease Waking Times There are serious consequences that result when the muscular engine sits on ‘idle’ and in long periods in sedentary positions. Prolonged sitting can lead to loss of shoulder motion, chronic pain, walking deficits, neck-related headaches, the inability to exercise, and can literally impede the ability to metabolize fat and sugar,

Cannabis: A Powerful Therapy To Reduce Chronic Medications and Prevent Disease

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times  Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive part of cannabis plant has been proven medically to relieve many diseases including the inhibition of cancer cell growth. Recent studies have even shown it to be an effective atypical anti-psychotic in treating schizophrenia, a disease many other studies have inconsistently found it causing. There is little doubt

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