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The Mainstream Treatment for Joint Pain Does More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Health Warning, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the U.S. More than 30 million Americans suffer from it.[1]

It’s caused by the breakdown of cartilage between joints, which acts as a cushion. It’s often called “wear-and-tear” arthritis. That’s because it strikes when the cartilage wears down from overuse or injury. Bone rubs against bone causing inflammation, swelling, and pain. It can be debilitating.

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New Scientific Evidence Proves Cannabis Relieves Pain and Insomnia

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Many seniors swear by cannabis or CBD for easing chronic pain and insomnia. But up until recently, there was little scientific evidence that cannabis products worked for these conditions.

A major new study changes that.

The study was published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Researchers analyzed a survey of 1,000 people who take medical marijuana.[i]

Of the subjects who took cannabis for pain relief:

  • 80% rated it as “very or extremely helpful.”
  • 82% were able to reduce or stop taking over-the-counter pain medications.
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Big Pharma’s Pain Drug Con

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

By now, we’ve all read the horror stories about opioid addiction.

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have died from overdoses of prescription painkillers. And many others have had their lives destroyed in other ways after becoming addicted to these medications.

So now, many people suffering from pain understandably want to avoid OxyContin, Vicodin, and the other opioid pain pills that have killed so many people.

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Ease Neuropathy Pain by Using Common Scents

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Featured Article, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

It starts out as numbness or tingling in your hands or feet.

Gradually, it turns into a prickly sensation.

Eventually, you feel sharp, burning pain that impairs your ability to walk, grasp objects, and perform other basic physical tasks.

Neuropathy pain typically comes on slowly, but it can destroy your quality of life.

Other types of chronic pain such as arthritis, back, and migraine pain may get more attention.

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The Best Arthritis Treatment Is the Opposite of What Mainstream Doctors Recommend

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

For decades, mainstream doctors have had a simple recommendation for patients suffering from osteoarthritis… Rest.

This advice seems to make sense. Resting gives painful, swollen joints a chance to heal, right?

New research shows the opposite is true.

The study was published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Researchers observed cartilage cells on a microscopic level to see what happens during physical activity.

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70% of Seniors Get Pain Relief from Cannabis

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

Half of seniors report they suffer from chronic pain. It’s one of the most common health problems plaguing older Americans. 

But mainstream medicine has no good solution. The standard treatment has long been opioid painkillers. That led to an addiction crisis that killed 47,000 Americans in 2017. 

But now a new study points to a natural solution.

The research is scheduled to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in May.

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