Kratom: Everything You Did NOT Want To Know But Are True and Factual!

Users swear by kratom for mood enhancement and fatigue reduction, but safety issues and questions about its effectiveness abound. If you read health news or visit vitamin stores, you may have heard about kratom, a supplement that is sold as an energy booster, mood enhancer, pain reliever and antidote for opioid withdrawal. However, the truth about kratom is more complicated, and the safety problems related … Continue reading Kratom: Everything You Did NOT Want To Know But Are True and Factual!

Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year, so What Is the Alternative?

Back in 2013, one Reuters’ article opened with the following stunning sentence: “Long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen or diclofenac is ‘equally hazardous’ in terms of heart attack risk as use of the drug Vioxx, which was withdrawn due to its potential dangers, researchers said.” The 2004 Vioxx recall, as you may remember, was spurred by the nearly 30,000 excess cases of heart attacks and … Continue reading Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year, so What Is the Alternative?

Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs

Xanax® and Percocet® are both brand names of prescription drugs. Both can help treat certain medical conditions when used as directed by a doctor, but they have a POWERFUL potential to be misused and abused. They work in the brain in different ways: Xanax®, or alprazolam, is a prescription depressant that helps produce a calming effect. Many people experience anxiety disorders and have difficulty sleeping, and prescription … Continue reading Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs

Health Benefits of Tart Cherry that You May Not be Aware of!

In a new study, researchers found that tart cherry can reduce joint pain and sore muscles in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer. The research was conducted by a team from Marshall University. Currently, aromatase inhibitors (AIs) are a standard treatment for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women. These drugs can help prevent recurrence of breast cancer by inhibiting the action of an enzyme responsible … Continue reading Health Benefits of Tart Cherry that You May Not be Aware of!

Patients Find Alternative To Opioids In Custom-Made Lotions

Years ago, Constance Scott had two knee replacement surgeries and to this day is still battlings debilitating pain from her neck to her back. “I was taking ten milligrams of Percocet and ten milligrams of methadone,” Constance said. Doctors prescribed opioid pain relievers to help her, but she knew to keep her distance. “I don’t wanna take something so strong that it takes the pain … Continue reading Patients Find Alternative To Opioids In Custom-Made Lotions

The Dangers & Fixes For Disease Causing Inflammation

Inflammation is a defense mechanism in the body. The immune system recognizes damaged cells, irritants, and pathogens, and it begins the healing process. When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. The signs and symptoms of inflammation can be uncomfortable but are a show that the body is trying to heal itself. … Continue reading The Dangers & Fixes For Disease Causing Inflammation

The Pain Hustlers

INSYS THERAPEUTICS PAID MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO DOCTORS. THE COMPANY CALLED IT A “SPEAKER PROGRAM,” BUT PROSECUTORS NOW CALL IT SOMETHING ELSE: A KICKBACK SCHEME.   Selling drugs is a relationship business. It’s best to do it in person. That is why, on a summer evening in 2012, Alec Burlakoff was out for dinner with Steven Chun, the owner of Sarasota Pain Associates. Burlakoff was … Continue reading The Pain Hustlers