Tag Archives: chronic pain

I’m in pain – light up a dubie

Ahhhhhh……The aroma of health Medical cannabis (also referred to as medical marijuana) is the use of cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids such as THC as a physician-recommended form of medicine or herbal therapy. The Cannabis plant from which the cannabis drug is derived has a long history of medicinal use, with evidence dating back … Continue reading

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If you think I want to be kept alive, you don’t know Jack!

Over my life-time I have heard the term “euthanasia” connected with history and Nazi Germany, the news stories of Jack Kevorkian, and when my own mom talked to me about not doing this to her (as if I would). I … Continue reading

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Becoming your own truth sleuth

Today is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day and in honor of that I think it fitting to share a guest post from my new friend Sue Ingebretson of Rebuilding Wellness. Becoming your own truth sleuth Are you addressing the symptoms of your … Continue reading

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Is there a link between Aluminum and Alzheimer’s? You decide

About seven years ago after going through a very stressful divorce and two major car accidents I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue/Chronic Pain. Physicians determined the result of this incurable condition was linked to the overwhelming amount of … Continue reading

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Caregiver Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia: How am I suppose to care for someone else?

About 5 or so years ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001463. It all seemed to have come about during my divorce and the extreme amount of stress I was under. After a year of chronic pain, flu-like symptoms and … Continue reading

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