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Chronic Pain? You’re Not Alone (Infographic)

Do you deal with chronic pain? You're not alone! Learn the most common types of chronic pain and check out some resources to help give you a bit of relief. I was surprised to learn that the vast ma…

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In Pain? Rewire Your Brain

Pain comes in many varieties—mental, emotional, physical—the list is practically endless. One of the most frustrating and debilitating forms of pain is chronic pain. According to a 2011 report r…

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The End of Morphine & Heroin Addiction?

An international team of scientists has discovered a key mechanism that causes opioid addiction  — and there's a drug that can selectively block that addiction response, without damaging the brain or …

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What If I Don’t Want To Be Me?

Some people wish to be something that they cannot be, like tall (if short) or straight (if gay) or whatever number of years of age that one identifies as young (when they are now older than that). So…

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Acupuncture: A Drug-Free Option for Chronic Pain

by Staness Jonekos, Contributor to Acupuncture on Allthingshealing.com, Author of Menopause Makeover According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, h…

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Should You Try Acupuncture?

by Arthur Rosenfeld Contributor to Acupuncture on Allthingshealing.com Recently I've been involved in creating and hosting a series of documentaries on integrative medicine. The three films are a…

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Cure for Pain, Stress, Hot Flashes and More

  Acupuncture is gaining new traction--and respect--in hospitals and doctors' offices as evidence of its curative power piles up. Here, why it works--and what conditions it's best for. By L…

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A Cause Of Pain Your Doctor Might Miss

As an OB/GYN, I have examined and treated thousands of women who complain of pelvic pain. Sometimes the diagnosis is easy -- it’s pelvic inflammatory disease, a ruptured ovarian cyst, a twisted ovary,…

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Can Menstrual Cramps Change Your Brain?

While on the road promoting What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend (on shelves now!), we've heard a lot of fabulous questions about today's …

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A Toke a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Alone in her Birmingham, England home, a woman stirs a half teaspoon of cannabis into her hot tea. By seeking relief from pain and spasms caused by multiple sclerosis in this way she is, in the eyes…

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