Fire Cupping a Painless Alternative To Acupuncture

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Did you know…that an alternative, needle-free kind of acupuncture can cure chronic pain and ensure good health by optimizing circulation?

An Eastern acupuncture therapy called fire cupping may sound like medieval alchemy, but it is actually quick…painless…and extraordinarily effective for a range of health conditions, including severe muscle stiffness Continue reading

Oral Cannabis Reduces Muscle Stiffness in Patients With MS

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Compared with those taking a placebo, almost twice as many patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) prescribed an oral cannabis extract reported relief from muscle stiffness, a new study has found.

The cannabis agent also proved better at relieving symptoms Continue reading

Vitamin K2: New Hope for Parkinson’s Patients?

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Neuroscientist Patrik Verstreken, associated with VIB and KU Leuven, succeeded in undoing the effect of one of the genetic defects that leads to Parkinson’s using vitamin K2. Continue reading

Yoga Boosts Stress-busting Hormone, Reduces Pain: York U Study

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TORONTO-A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.

The study is the first to look at the effects of yoga on cortisol levels in women with fibromyalgia. The condition, which predominantly affects women, is characterized by chronic pain and fatigue; common symptoms include muscle stiffness, sleep disturbances, gastrointestinal discomfort, anxiety and depression.

Previous research has found that women with fibromyalgia have lower-than-average cortisol levels, which contribute to pain, fatigue and stress sensitivity.  Continue reading