Polypharmacy is a serious and increasingly common problem that makes patients sitting ducks for adverse side effects and dangerous drug interactions, raises risk of hospitalization and death, and drives up health care costs.
Turmeric does more than give curry its bright color. This herb has been a revered remedy in Ayurvedic medicine for millennia, and in the past 15 years, nearly 6,500 scientific papers have been published on the therapeutic properties of turmeric and curcumin, its most active constituent. It turns out that curcumin is an exceptionally potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant with benefits for a wide variety of health concerns including Alzheimer's, cancer, digestive disorders, and pain relief.
Stem cell therapy is the most promising and versatile treatment in medicine today. These unique cells have the ability to differentiate, or change into several cell types and help regenerate and repair diseased or damaged areas of the body. New technologies, which make it possible to use patients’ own stem cells, eliminate all ethical and safety concerns and have opened the door to widespread use.
Most medications for pain and inflammation can be avoided by simply eating superfoods, herbs, exercising and developing a positive mindset on a daily basis.
Ankle injuries, typically ankle inversion injuries, are the most common orthopedic condition treated in clinical practice. Among military personnel, these injuries result in significant lost duty time and impact military readiness. In addition, these injuries may lead to prolonged ankle pain, chronic ankle laxity, and potential re-injury. In the battlefield, they may be a detriment to survival. Research has demonstrated the efficacy of electronic devices in reducing edema and pain of sprained ankles.
Dr. Robert Rowen reports on his trip to India and treatment of patients with an injection of medical ozone resulting in fast and often permanent pain relief of long-standing, difficult-to-treat cases.
Dr. Robert Rowen, editor of "Second Opinion," reports on his use of Prolozone in prolotherapy resulting in fast and often permanent pain relief of long-standing, difficult-to-treat cases.
Chronic pain is one of the top – if not the top – complaints that most doctors hear about from patients. The good news is that the complementary medical community has a plethora of safe and natural therapies that work to alleviate pain. Dr. Susan Lark shares these with our readers.