Is Inflammation the Root Cause of Your Pain?

Pain is a very strong and, at times, debilitating force that consumes your energy and dictates what you can and can not do with your body. Pain restricts you. And, what does conventional wisdom say about treatment of pain? It recommends interventions such as medication and/or surgery. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), prescription painkillers, like opioids, are amongst …

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Prescribing Lifestyle As Medicine – Back to the Basics

Lifestyle medicine is no longer just recommended for disease prevention — it is now being prescribed to also treat chronic diseases. Majority of our healthcare dollars are spent on chronic diseases that are rooted in lifestyle choices. This is important because we have the power to change the outcome by changing our lifestyle. What is the Basis of Lifestyle Medicine? …