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Omega-3 Supplements Recommended to Treat Depression

A clinical practice guideline from the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research recommends omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as an adjunctive therapy for major depressive disorder. In other words taking Omega-3 supplements has a positive effect in patients suffering from depression.

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Chiropractic Care Is Helping To Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

The opioid crisis is in the news constantly. I have several posts here which discuss what is considered the unofficial genesis  of the problem as well as the various lawsuits and other news. A study I missed earlier this year

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Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Neck Pain

Opioids are not a good option to treat a migraine

I was reading this article that was about opioids and learned something that makes a lot of sense, opioids are not a good option to treat a migraine. In fact studies have found a relationship between taking opioids for a

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Should I Take an Antidepressant for Back Pain?

So I just read a recent study that I found mildly disturbing. In my opinion it’s a case of we have this drug we need to find a disease for. This study was on low-dose amitriptyline and it’s use for

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Spinal Adjustments To Increase Strength

There is a chiropractic researcher who is doing some just awesome work in New Zealand to measure the affect spinal adjusting has on the human nervous system. Data from her most recent study finds promise that we may be able

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Opioid Use on the Decline in the VA System

I have written a number of times on the opioid crisis going on in America today. The first news I recall hearing or reading about this was in regards to opioid use in the VA system. While the biggest story

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Article in the Journal of the AMA Supports Chiropractic Care

This title isn’t click bait yes an article in the journal of the AMA supports chiropractic care. Or I should say the article supports spinal manipulation (spinal adjustment) in cases of acute lower back pain. What is great about this

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Chiropractic for More than Just Back Pain

Chiropractors have always said: chiropractic for more than just back pain. This is because the profession was founded on treating all forms of illness and disease, just like the profession of osteopathy. Today Osteopaths are more similar to medical doctors

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No evidence Chiropractic care causes stroke

You read that title right, there is no evidence chiropractic care causes stroke and this is not pro-chiropractic propaganda either but a statement I can make because of what has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Chiropractors have been on

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Do Epidural Steroids Help Spinal Stenosis?

A common question we get asked is; do epidural steroids help spinal stenosis? The question is simple but the answer is complex especially if we honestly include what the published evidence says about it. Honestly discussing the published evidence is

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