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

By Howard | June 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
Grounding

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 cancerwell.org…   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: Howard@stopneckpainnaturally.com and say “I’m coming!” Hope to see ya there! HOWARD    

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Roundup Is Everywhere…Even In Booze. It Causes Sickness and Pain. Here’s What To Do…

By Howard | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
Roundup...toxic weed killer

    A company worth $ 46,000,000,000 (that’s 46 billion dollars!) may soon go broke.   How can that be?   Who cares?   Well… we all need to care.   HERE’S THE STORY…   A company that probably EVERYONE has heard of recently was bought out. That company was Monsanto. Monsanto produced the weed killer called glyphosate (a.k.a. Roundup) for many years. They claims that this chemical was as safe as mother’s milk.   There’s only one problem… they cherry picked the results from their research and often just plain faked test results. And they swore up and down […]

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PEA: A Key to Natural Pain Relief (No… not that kind of PEA!)

By Howard | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
woman rubbing neck

  Pain and suffering have reached epidemic proportions in our country. More than 100,000,000 Americans experience chronic pain. Every year, enough pain pill prescriptions are written to medicate every man, women and child in the country for over a month.   According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), over 130 die every single day in this country from opioid overdoses.   This is just nuts and totally unnecessary. There are natural, safe and effective ways to treat chronic pain without the use of these deadly drugs.   Pain-relieving drugs usually fail to heal injuries. While these drugs can […]

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Pillows: The Good, Bad and Toxic

By Howard | April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Little thought is usually given to pillows. It’s the last thing most people’s heads touch when going to bed. Is a pillow really necessary? What to look for in a pillow? Which pillow is best – especially for chronic neck pain sufferers?   We’ve got all the answers…   IS IT BEST TO SLEEP WITHOUT A PILLOW?   In an effort to determine the causes of chronic neck pain, fingers have been pointed in many directions – mostly the wrong ones. Pillows got the brunt of this for a while, and even though they are no longer the focus of […]

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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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