Migraines are nasty, intense throbbing pains in your head commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A World Health Organization report described migraine as one of the four most disabling chronic medical disorders. Migraines are disabling but they can also take everything from you your work, family life and even…

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Lyme Disease

Spring is finally here and so is a tick season which means Lyme disease becomes a concern for all of us. The symptoms of Lyme disease can show up with a bang or progress very slowly, innocuously and cause a great deal of confusion. Commonly the initial symptoms are flu like with fever, headache, nausea,…

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Shoulder

Spring will soon be here and surely you will want to make the most of it! A healthy pain free shoulder joint complex is vital for nearly every activity you do. Shoulder pain and disability is extremely common, with as many as one in five people experiencing shoulder problems. Shoulder disorders are also very chronic…

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Knee Pain

Knee and leg pain is extremely common; it is responsible for more than 1/3 of all doctor’s visits for muscle and bone pain. Pain in the knees and legs can occur as a result of conditions that affect bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves. Typically, the pain is a result of chronic…

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Self Care

The most common cause of chronic pain is the muscles and joints of the musculoskeletal system. According to a study published by the American College of Rheumatology, at any time about 75 million adults in the U.S. are affected by pain and stiffness of the musculoskeletal system. Muscle and joint pain disorders are the leading…

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Myofascial

Sore Spots or Muscle Knots Myofascial pain syndromes (MPS) are where certain areas of the body contain “sore spots” or “muscle knots” that create pain, deep ache, and/or stiffness in that area and refer pain to other areas of the body. For example, a low back myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) would have “sore spots” or…

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Give Health

Sick and tired of being sick and tired? Fed up with chronic muscle pain, stiffness and headaches? Frustrated with sleepless nights and sleepy days? Are you stressed, wired and tired with anxiety and depression? New research finds that chronic fatigue, pain, insomnia and mood disorders have a common origin, which you must address if real…

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smoldering Fire

In a previous issue I discussed how a patient suffering with widespread chronic pain, depression, ADHD, menstrual difficulties, anxiety and insomnia could trace these health problems to the issues of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. In this article I will provide you with specific wellness strategies in conquering the chronic inflammation and oxidative stress that…

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