Chronic pain breakthrough – What I learned from Alaska’s brown bears

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We trust our remedies, especially the sort in pill form, to the extent they are backed by peer reviewed clinical studies. While not so many of us consider the Alaska griz our “peers,”—pause for good-humored joking around…—bears are really smart. In fact, they seem to know some things we’ve forgotten. What’s this got to do with chronic pain? Read on Friday …

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Inflammation—Disease Cause or Cure?

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You “catch” a “bug” and your immune cells overwhelm and eliminate the infection. Your child skins their knee; immune cells clear dead/damaged tissue and debris and carefully coordinate healing. Cured. But what if the inflammation continues? Normally, short-term inflammation is a temporary redness, heat, swelling, tenderness, and pain. Even fever is the normal inflammatory response to infection or injury and is an …

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Finally Heal Your Back Pain

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Believe it or not, back pain was rare just a couple hundred years ago! What has changed lately is so important, you won’t stably heal your back without knowing this. For thousands or so generations since Paleolithic man, our bodies have performed incredible physical feats, labored hard, built, moved, hauled, and created amazing things. Today it’s different. Ancient healing arts; modern Chiropractic …

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