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Sleep This Way to Relieve Chronic Pain

In All Health Watch, Sleep Health

Chronic pain is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. It affects more than 50 million Americans.i ii 

The worst part? 

Mainstream doctors have no good solutions. For decades, their first-line treatment for severe pain was opioid medication.  

We all know how that turned out… 

More than 2 million Americans are now opioid addicts. There are an average of 115 overdose deaths every day.Read More

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Chiropractic Is Settled Science

In All Health Watch, Pain Relief

The battle between mainstream doctors and chiropractors has been raging for decades. 

Many conventional doctors say that chiropractic is unproven. And chiropractors often view doctors as pill pushers who do more harm than good when they try to treat back pain. 

Now, a major, multi-year clinical study might finally end the argument. 

The nonprofit Spine Institute for Quality enrolled 750 back pain patients at three American military hospitals.Read More

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This Common Back Pain Treatment Is Worse Than Worthless

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Pain Relief

For decades, doctors have been prescribing Valium as a standard treatment for acute lower back pain.[1]

The idea was that this powerful sedative would relax the muscles to ease the pain.[2]

But a study finds that Valium (diazepam) works no better than a sugar pill for back pain.

In fact, patients taking a sugar pill actually recover faster.

The research looked at 114 patients in New York whose back pain was so severe that they went to an emergency room.… Read More