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Easy, natural alternatives to icing injuries

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Crunch! Well, that is a sprained ankle. Time to apply ice, let the swelling go down, and move on. Not so fast. See, in recent years the practice of icing injuries has come under scrutiny and after reading up on aches, pains, and other injuries, I am inclined to give

The Importance of K2

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Front, side, and back views of the human skeleton.

K2 is a supplement which may help to reduce your pain, improve your nerves, and even improve your mood.

Does Acupuncture Work?

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The title of this article is the same as one of the most common questions I have been asked. It is a question that is problematic because it is incomplete. If someone asks ‘does acupuncture work?’ that gives me very little. A better question would be ‘what does acupuncture work

No More Shingles

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Shingles have come up a couple times this past week so this article is dedicated to that. Until the chicken pox vaccine came out, most of us would get the virus as a kid, itch for awhile, and then be done with it. Once you had chicken pox you generally

Why Do I Hurt There?!

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Why Do I Hurt There?

OUCH!

You just fell and now the right side of your back is sore. That’s normal, you fell on that side.

Wait a minute! Why does your left side hurt too?

Thyroid and Pain

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Thyroid and Pain

I had a lesson this week in why a holistic approach to healthcare is so important. Pain management, which is my focus, is not just the simple treatment of sore muscles or tingling nerves; no, if I want to actually make a difference and help my clients I need to go deeper than this. Why are the muscles and nerves hurting in the first place?

B All You Can B

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B All You Can B

There is a lot of talk about B vitamins, particularly B6 and B12, as new research explains how they play into stress management, bone health, digestion of wheat and protein, and nerve function.

8 Herbs for Headaches

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8 Herbs for Headaches

Whether addressing life situations, dealing with finances, or listening to the news, we all have triggers for headaches. What herbs can help?

Why Do I Hurt?

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Why are some people in pain even after their body healed?

Escaping Your Body’s Prison

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My body is a prison.

Everything hurts.

I cannot keep this up.

How do I make this stop?

If you are chronically ill, these may be your thoughts. Something is going to give soon and it is going to be you but, not in the way you currently think.

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