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How to Fix a Bulging Disc (NO SURGERY) | Jeff Cavaliere

Bulging discs are one of the most common conditions that will derail your workouts quickly. In this video, I’m going to show you how to fix a bulging disc in your lower back without requiring surgery. In just 3 simple steps you are going to be able to get rid of the pain that is […]

May 13th, 2018|Video|Comments Off on How to Fix a Bulging Disc (NO SURGERY) | Jeff Cavaliere

The Harm Reduction Model of Drug Addiction Treatment | Mark Tyndall

 

Why do we still think that drug use is a law-enforcement issue? Making drugs illegal does nothing to stop people from using them, says public health expert Mark Tyndall. So, what might work? Tyndall shares community-based research that shows how harm-reduction strategies, like safe-injection sites, are working to address the drug overdose crisis.

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April 19th, 2018|Video|Comments Off on The Harm Reduction Model of Drug Addiction Treatment | Mark Tyndall

What The Best Science Really Says About Depression | Johann Hari


For almost the past 100 years, mental health professionals have told us that that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. However, there’s a much more realistic theory that depression happens due to an imbalance happening outside of your cranium. New York Times journalist Johann Hari believes that depression these days stem […]

March 19th, 2018|Video|Comments Off on What The Best Science Really Says About Depression | Johann Hari

Effect of Opioid vs Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients With Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

Question  For patients with moderate to severe chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain despite analgesic use, does opioid medication compared with nonopioid medication result in better pain-related function?

Findings  In this randomized clinical trial that included 240 patients, the use of opioid vs nonopioid medication therapy did not result in significantly better pain-related function over […]

March 7th, 2018|Article, Link|Comments Off on Effect of Opioid vs Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients With Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

Women filling more ADHD prescriptions

The percentage of reproductive-aged women who filled a prescription for an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication rose by 344% from 2003 to 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In 2003, 0.9% of women aged 15-44 years with private employer–sponsored insurance filled a prescription for an ADHD medication. By 2015, that figure had gone […]

February 2nd, 2018|Article|Comments Off on Women filling more ADHD prescriptions

Why some people swear by Alcoholics Anonymous — and others despise it

Rae Steward, a 33-year-old from California, struggled with alcohol and drug addiction as early as age 14. But it got really bad in her late teens and early 20s. “I barely remember those two years,” she said. “I was pretty much just blackout the entire time.” Then Steward found a treatment program, which pushed […]

January 9th, 2018|Article, Link|Comments Off on Why some people swear by Alcoholics Anonymous — and others despise it

You aren’t at the Mercy of your Emotions – Your Brain Creates Them

Can you look at someone’s face and know what they’re feeling? Does everyone experience happiness, sadness and anxiety the same way? What are emotions anyway? For the past 25 years, psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett has mapped facial expressions, scanned brains and analyzed hundreds of physiology studies to understand what emotions really are. She shares […]

January 8th, 2018|Video|Comments Off on You aren’t at the Mercy of your Emotions – Your Brain Creates Them

Maintenance Medication for Opiate Addiction: The Foundation of Recovery

Illicit use of opiates is the fastest growing substance use problem in the United States and the main reason for seeking addiction treatment services for illicit drug use throughout the world. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality related to HIV, hepatitis C, and overdose. Treatment for opiate addiction requires long-term management. Behavioral interventions […]

January 4th, 2018|Link|Comments Off on Maintenance Medication for Opiate Addiction: The Foundation of Recovery

Loss of Tolerance and Overdose Mortality After Inpatient Opiate Detoxification: Follow Up Study

In many countries opiate overdose remains the main source of the 10-fold excess mortality among opiate addicts, notwithstanding the effects of HIV/AIDS.1 Treatment reduces mortality but can sometimes increase mortality transiently—for example, during the first few weeks of methadone maintenance treatment and among former opiate addicts after their release from prison.2,3 The increase in mortality […]

January 4th, 2018|Link|Comments Off on Loss of Tolerance and Overdose Mortality After Inpatient Opiate Detoxification: Follow Up Study

Let’s Fix The Cause, Rather Than The Problem, Of Opioid Addiction

It seems like every day there’s another headline about a death related to a drug overdose and while the government-created task forces in various states and federally are a great start, they’re not addressing the root cause of the sobering epidemic plaguing the country. Many people don’t understand that one significant problem leading people into […]

December 1st, 2017|Link|Comments Off on Let’s Fix The Cause, Rather Than The Problem, Of Opioid Addiction