7 Ways that Pain Affects the Brain

7 Ways that Chronic Pain Changes the Brain: An automated meta-analysis of 420 imaging studies - pain's effect on the brain. neurosynth.org uses functional connectivity and coactivation mapping from thousands of MRI images (each comprised of many cuts of images) are automated to show a final result of pain's effect on the brain. Created and... Continue Reading →

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4 Ways to Treat DI

Public involvement is needed to save lives after head injury. Chances are that a teen was involved in a car accident, resulting in a head injury. Even as a teen in school, you may be the first to notice changes in your BFF. Your Best Friend Forever will thank you for saving her life. Read... Continue Reading →

Sweet Urine and DI

When you hear that someone is ‘diabetic,’ that usually refers to the formal name, diabetes mellitus. Mellitus is the Latin word for ‘sweet like honey.’ Historically, Egyptian manuscripts circa 1500 B.C. write of a disease associated with much urine output. Indians used the word,  madhumeha (‘honey urine’) because ants were attracted to the sugary urine.... Continue Reading →

5 Tests to Diagnose a Brain Injury

One does not need to hit one’s head to get a brain injury. It frequently occurs after a car accident, with much long-term sequelae. At least 5 million people are disabled from brain injury. Almost everyone is bound to know someone who has one, and if you are in the right place at the right... Continue Reading →

Top 3 Ways to Increase Testosterone

If you are working out and reached a maximum peak where your body composition and measurements just aren't changing, it's time to look at your age and see if you are aging into menopause or andropause, male menopause. Talk to your doctor about hormone replacement therapy and age management medicine, whose role is to prevent... Continue Reading →

10 Signs and Symptoms of PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome affects 1 in 10 women and is a little bit of a misnomer - the ovaries are not required to even have cysts, and just because you have cysts, it does not mean you have PCOS.  A commonly undiagnosed problem, PCOS is the most common hormone abnormality in a woman under age... Continue Reading →

Organic Beef Pepper Stew

Fit for a queen or king, this recipe is sure to be a keeper! Great for company on a cold afternoon or evening, especially great if you're single and cooking for one or two... this stew will also liven up your gut! Filled with onions and peppers of any color, the red organic peppers burst... Continue Reading →

Organic Carrot Cake

Using all organic products makes for more color and vitality. So does using about twice as many carrots than most recipes. Now and then, I also love the texture of diced fresh figs instead of raisins, as well as hand-broken walnuts for a chunky crunch. In the beginning, I follow this order and set out... Continue Reading →

Organic Blueberry Orange Walnut Scones

Lots of people cook, but not everyone can bake. There is something really wonderful about baking. I love the smell of aromatics from the kitchen, especially on a toasty morning with chilly briskness in the outside air. Using pastry flour adds an extra touch of yumminess, especially for those who eat carbs on rare occasions!... Continue Reading →

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