CHRONIC PAIN Part 1: I’m regularly in pain – but my GP just says “You’re getting old – there’s nothing to fix that” or “you’re on the highest dose of medication your body can handle’
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CHRONIC PAIN Part 1: I’m regularly in pain – but my GP just says “You’re getting old – there’s nothing to fix that” or “you’re on the highest dose of medication your body can handle’

Chronic pain is debilitating, especially when you feel like you’ve got to the end of the line. But wait, there’s more help available

Negotiating the pharmaceutical roller coaster
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Negotiating the pharmaceutical roller coaster

I have been noticing that there is a ‘creep’ phenomenon happening in regards to medical drug use as we age. One drug may lead to the next. Often this is to offset the side effects of a certain medication and this in turn may trigger further, different disease states. This is termed ‘Polypharmacy’. This is…

Walnuts help ADD (and psychological maturation! wow, really??) in teens
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Walnuts help ADD (and psychological maturation! wow, really??) in teens

Healthy food helps your whole self, not just your body, as this research on the benefits of walnuts for ADD in teenagers shows. Who would have thought!!!! Every clinician should recommend a handful of walnuts 3 times a week for every teenager to boost their Omega-3 levels. It’s a small, no-side-effects dosage to get a…