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We Are In The Midst Of The Worst Drug Crisis In American History

By Howard | December 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

  There has never been a time in our history when more Americans have been on drugs. According to the most recent government numbers, 24.6 million Americans have used an illegal drug within the last 30 days. Of course the number of Americans taking legal drugs is actually far, far higher. According to Bloomberg, 46 percent of all Americans have taken at least one legal pharmaceutical drug within the last 30 days. In most instances, those legal drugs have been prescribed by doctors with the intention of helping people, but sometimes legal drugs are even more addictive than illegal drugs are. In particular, […]

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Guide to Traveling with Chronic Pain

By Howard | September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here’s some valuable information from our friends at Million Mile Secrets… Editorial Note: We’re the Million Mile Secrets team. And we’re proud of our content, opinions and analysis, and of our reader’s comments. These haven’t been reviewed, approved or endorsed by any of the airlines, hotels, or credit card issuers which we often write about. And that’s just how we like it! 🙂 The ultimate guide to traveling with chronic pain BY HARLAN VAUGHN INSIDER SECRET: Booking a seat in business or first class can go a long way in alleviating any pain or discomfort during your flight —  and you […]

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$ 50,000 Neck Surgery Leads to Severe Pain, Lots of Drugs and Suffering

By Howard | September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

  I remember it like it was yesterday – even though it happened 16 years ago. Lying on a hospital gurney with an iodine solution seemingly covering me from my chin down to my waist. The smell was horrible. Waiting for the surgeon to scrub up seemed like an eternity. My heart was beating out of my chest. I thought it was going to burst. The nurse had to slap an oxygen mask on me. I couldn’t breathe. It was definitely a panic attack. Slowly, I was wheeled into the bright, shiny operating room. I remember the surgeon give me […]

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5 Important Tips to Survive While Taking Pain Pills

By Howard | August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pain pills have become a pariah in our society. It’s estimated that 100 million people in the United States suffer with chronic pain. Every year, enough prescriptions for pain pills are written in the United States to keep every man, woman and child medicated for over a month. Does this seem like too much? Most definitely! The sad truth is that many suffering with pain are not treated effectively – or they are actually abused. Here’s an actual post from Cindi on Facebook… ______________________________________________________________________________________   Please! I see a quack here in Hendersonville for the past year for my pain […]

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Yoga and Cannabis: A Winning Combination for Seniors

By Howard | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

A GUEST POST FROM GABRIEL PATEL OF HEALTHWELLWISE.COM   Here at Break the Stigma Fitness, we are passionate about the power of cannabis to enhance most forms of fitness. However, few exercises go so perfectly with cannabis as yoga, something that an increasing number of people are discovering.   Interestingly, both yoga and cannabis have seen huge rises in popularity with seniors in the past few years. However, the combination of the two is something that many older adults have yet to explore. In this article, we will go over the benefits that yoga and cannabis can have on a […]

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15 Ways Stress Destroys The Body and Causes Pain. Here’s How to Fix It…

By Howard | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Plain and simple… stress can kill. It can also cause tremendous damage to the body. This can lead to chronic pain, fibromyalgia, IBS, anxiety, depression, rapid aging, low energy, PMS, hot flashes, weight gain and many other issues.   Those who are chronically stressed often seek out help from their doctor. In fact:   75% of doctor’s visits are for stress-related illnesses (we’ll see later on that this figure is probably too low!)  People who suffer from heightened levels of anxiety are 4 to 5 times more likely to have a fatal heart attack or stroke. 50% of all illnesses […]

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Healthy Alternatives: Therapeutic Options for Chronic Pain Sufferers

By Howard | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Guest Post by Gabriel Patel of   Identifying and treating the underlying issues that cause chronic pain with alternatives to pharmacological treatments    People who have been diagnosed with a chronic pain condition often have limited options for treatment. Pharmacological treatments, though temporarily relieving, are today understood to be dangerously addictive when prescribed too freely.    There is a growing body of knowledge about psychological alternatives and treatments that make effective use of physical therapies. Although these can’t offer permanent solutions to chronic pain, many are quite useful at helping patients manage their pain and lead active lives. […]

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Grounding — A Simple, Pleasurable Way to Reduce Inflammation and Chronic Disease

By Howard | June 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Functional Medicine University Dr. Joe Mercola Story at-a-glance Grounding or earthing is defined as placing one’s bare feet on the ground, whether it be dirt, grass, sand or unsealed, unpainted concrete (especially when humid or wet) When you ground to the electron-enriched Earth, an improved balance of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system occurs Being grounded cuts inflammation by thinning your blood and infusing your body with negatively charged ions To take advantage of grounding indoors, your best bet is to use a grounding pad to sleep, stand barefoot or sit on Grounding may be one of the most important […]

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Staying Physically and Emotionally Balanced When You Have Cancer

By Howard | May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Guest Post from Scott Sanders of…   Most of us know someone who has battled cancer, yet when you become the person facing a cancer diagnosis, you may feel caught off guard and afraid of what the future holds. It’s called “battling” cancer for a reason—there’s no denying that cancer leaves you feeling physically and emotionally drained. That doesn’t mean you are a victim, though. You are an active participant in this battle, and the best way to fight back is to engage in daily self-care.   How Cancer Impacts Your Mind and Mood   It’s normal for […]

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Hey… Who’s Up For A Seminar?

By Howard | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m going to have a workshop on Stress and Hormones – and how to get your life and health back. Please join me at the Ashwaubenon Public Library, 1060 Orlando Drive, Green Bay WI. The fun begins promptly at 5:30 pm and lasts until 7:00 pm. We’ll have a drawing for free prizes and special sign up bonuses that day. If you’re coming, please reply back to: and say “I’m coming!” Hope to see ya there! HOWARD    

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