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Learn 10 Little Known Interesting Facts About CBD

By Howard | April 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

  It seems that everywhere one turns, there’s someone selling a CBD product. It is often talked about in the mainstream media – with stories of how awesome it is. They make it sound like CBD is a cure-all for whatever ails a person. But is this really true? The biggest worry among newbie CBD users is whether or not it can cause a “high”. Many people want to take advantage of the many CBD oil benefits without having any psychoactive effects. As more experienced users know, there is no “high” from CBD oil use. Looking at the components of […]

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Kratom: Harmful Banned Substance or Safe Drug for Chronic Pain?

By Howard | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
kratom leaves

There has been lots of buzz about kratom lately. This botanical substance is often used to get people off hard drugs like heroin and opioids. Lately it has been labeled as potentially dangerous by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.   Why?   Because despite its effectiveness at curbing addiction to certain drugs – there is now some evidence that users can become addicted to the kratom itself. It may be even more dangerous – one study in 2018 found that it may be linked to side effects like agitation, irritability, rapid heart beat (tachycardia), withdrawal symptoms and possibly even […]

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5 Ways that Functional Medicine Effectively (and Permanently) Relieves Neck Pain

By Howard | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioners

So… what is Functional Medicine anyway?   Who’s heard of it?   What’s it good for?   Can my doctor use that on me?   SEE IF THIS SOUNDS FAMILIAR…   Here’s how modern medicine works these days. Someone calls their doctor because they have a problem – let’s say neck pain. The doctor visit lasts on average 6 minutes, during which time the person has about 90 seconds to explain the problem.   The doctor may order some tests or take some images (like x rays or MRI’s). Usually, the will come up with a diagnosis, say “degenerated disc”. […]

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Sumptuous Super Smoothie Helps Heal Pain

By Howard | March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Anti-inflammatory Smoothie

Most of us start the morning in a typically chaotic fashion. The kids need a stick of dynamite to get them out of bed and on time to school. The adults run around like headless chickens getting the kids ready and preparing for their day as best they can. The one thing that usually suffers the most is breakfast. Sure, some of us grab a bowl of cereal. Maybe we cruise through the drive through for some fast food. Some skip breakfast entirely. This isn’t healthy. Most cereals are loaded with sugar and some contain a weed killer called glyphosate […]

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A Gross Tale: 9 Ways That Gut Bugs Cause Sickness and Pain

By Howard | February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a battle of good versus evil. Possibly a fight between the Rebel Alliance and the Empire. Think of it as a death match between the weak and the strong. What on earth are we talking about? The battle going on inside the gut of every human being on the planet. This is no trivial matter… if the bad guys win, the person who’s health is affected will suffer. Things like heartburn, bloating, gas, indigestion – all the way to psoriasis, joint pain, neck pain, cancer and even death. HERE ARE THE GOOD GUYS… The correct term to describe the […]

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7 Ways that Cortisol Causes Neck Pain and Gives You A Gut

By Howard | February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
Solution for Chronic Pain

Suzy has been seeing her physician for the last 6 months. She’s been complaining of too much stress and anxiety to handle. It must be from that nasty fight she had with her husband a while ago that made them decide to try a trial separation. Her doctor decided to prescribe Zoloft to treat the anxiety and depression. But in those 6 months, her emotions have not gotten any better. She also noticed that her pants are too tight – even though she has been disciplined to follow her strict diet… no sugar or junk food for this gal! Strange […]

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Better Sleep: How to Rest Easy Naturally

By Howard | January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Guest Post by Gabriel Patel Getting a good night’s sleep is often elusive for many Americans; stress, anxiety, lack of exercise, chronic pain, depression, and mood disorders all play a part in our ability to get rest. Even the foods you eat can play a role in your ability to get to sleep, so it’s important to take a look at your lifestyle to see what kind of changes can be made that will help your body and mind relax at the end of the day. Finding good rest without the aid of medication will help you learn how […]

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Exciting Changes are Coming Soon!

By Howard | December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
Neck pain relief

I have received many questions from our current clients and website visitors lately. They all want to know what’s happening with the program… Here’s the scoop: Right now, all of our clients are being treated with Holistic Medicine – and most are doing remarkably well. But, I wanted to “up my game” to the next level. So… starting on February 1, 2019 all new clients will be treated with Functional Medicine. Existing clients will have the option of either switching to Functional Medicine or continuing with their holistic treatment. Thanks, Howard

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16 Reasons Why Eating Fast Food Causes Neck Pain… Don’t Supersize It!

By Howard | August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
overeating junk food

It’s been one of those crazy days. Getting up 15 minutes after the alarm clock was blaring… hustling the kids off to school…. no time for lunch at work.   Now – the day is finally over. The kids were picked up from school and are in the backseat of the car. It’s dinner time – who wants to cook now? Deep down, the idea is that the kids deserve healthy food – but there’s just not enough energy left to start cooking now.   So here’s the decision… off to the Golden Arches we go. “Just this one last […]

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Living With Chronic Neck Pain… 9 Secret Tips That Ease the Pain

By Howard | August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

For most of us that live with chronic neck pain, we know all too well that it’s not a day or two experience. The pain impacts all aspects of our lives. The battle to get an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan often seems endless. Unfortunately, for some, there are limited options to help relieve the incessant pain – which often leads to anxiety, depression and other physical conditions. Careers can be ruined, marriages and relationships suffer and life in general deteriorates. Just reading this list is probably enough to be a bummer! FAMILY LIFE: WHAT TO TELL LOVED ONES… […]

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