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Research On Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses an implant to deliver electrical impulses up the spinal cord to interfere with pain signals. Under local anesthetic, the doctor guides a thin, flexible wire with electrical leads on the end into the epidural space close to the site of the

Could Parkinson’s Disease Originate In The Gut?

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive movement disorder that affects nearly one million people living in the U.S. Although symptoms can vary from person to person, this disease is marked by tremors in the limbs, a rigid trunk, and instability of balance and coordination. There is no known cure for

Learn More! Self-Education For Chronic Pain Patients

With new awareness of chronic pain and its impact on the physical, financial, and emotional health of the U.S., there is more and more information available to chronic pain patients interested in self-education. The challenge becomes finding reliable, trustworthy resources to broaden your knowledge base without overwhelming or discouraging you.

The Research On SAM-e For Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia sufferers are ready for relief. Their journey to diagnosis takes an average of five years, and treatments that successfully manage pain for everyone across the board are difficult to find. Designing a pain management plan can sometimes take years of trial and error, which is why so many patients

Melatonin For Fibromyalgia – Does It Work?

Fibromyalgia sufferers are ready for relief. Their journey to diagnosis takes an average of five years, and treatments that successfully manage pain for everyone across the board are difficult to find. Designing a pain management plan can take sometimes years of trial and error, which is why so many patients

Does 5-HTP Help With Fibromyalgia Pain?

Fibromyalgia sufferers are ready for relief. Their journey to diagnosis takes an average of five years, and treatments that successfully manage pain for everyone across the board are difficult to find. Designing a pain management plan can take sometimes years of trial and error, which is why so many patients

WHO World Immunization Week

There is a tool that can save your child’s life. It’s free under the Affordable Care Act and takes less than five minutes. This tool is immunizations, and the WHO World Immunization Week is a great time to make sure your child (and the children around you) are up-to-date on

Mental Health And Stress – 3 Latest Research Findings

We may sometimes joke that all of our stress is driving us crazy, but it turns out that mental health and stress are closely related to each other in a number of different ways. Here’s how they connect. 1. Our brains handle mental health and stress differently While it seems

Can Cell Phones Cause Depression?

They connect us to more information than we could consume in a thousand lifetimes, make it possible to navigate the globe without a map, and carry all of our money without rattling coins. In many ways, cell phones make our lives faster, easier, and more efficient. But with such widespread

The State Of Our Current Mental Health System

At this point in time, the U.S. is not exactly a beacon of hope for mental illness. The state of our current mental health system is seriously challenged in the areas of access, equity, and quality of care. While many would try to fix the current mental health system with