Give Me Your Pain

Give Me Your Pain

A number of years ago, a good friend of mine who was an herbalist brought over a new formulation — or rather his version of a traditional herbal-based “deep tissue oil.” His timing was perfect because I had been working on the development of an...
Papain

Papain

Papain is a proteolytic enzyme found in concentrated amounts in unripe papaya fruit. It is similar to bromelain (found in pineapple) and has many of the same health benefits. However, there are a few medicinal traits unique to papain that can help improve the body’s...
Pre-Pregnancy Exercise for Pain Prevention

Pre-Pregnancy Exercise for Pain Prevention

There are lots of advantages to being physically active on a regular basis. Exercise helps control your weight, reduces your risk of numerous diseases, and is a proven mood booster. For women, it can also help keep your body strong and fit for the rigors of pregnancy...
New Spinal Implant to Banish Pain?

New Spinal Implant to Banish Pain?

I have a friend who never seems to get ruffled when people treat him like dirt. He tells me that if somebody treats him badly, he just assumes they’re having back problems. In fact, according to a 2012 Gallup Poll, 31 percent of US adults suffer from chronic...
Texting is a Pain in the Neck

Texting is a Pain in the Neck

Look around when you’re out in pretty much any public place–a waiting room, a restaurant, on a train. Chances are good you will see lots of people slumping forward, with their heads hanging down. Chances are also good you are familiar with the action that...

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