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ABOUT: 100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief

Develop Your Neuropathy Treatment Regime The question asked most often at the Calgary Neuropathy Association is what can I do to make my neuropathy better.  Neuropathy relief is hard to find and more than likely its not one thing that…

What does the evidence say? The credibility of websites.

What does the evidence say? The credibility of websites.

Genevieve Chartrand of CADTH provides information on how to know the websites you are visiting are credible and so the information can be trusted. She also highlights red flags to watch for. These red flags tell the viewer or reader…

#63 Meditation for Skeptics

MEDITATION FOR SKEPTICS Has a well-meaning friend ever said “you should try meditation” to help relieve your pain? It’s understandable that you may be skeptical of this advice. Meditation is not a cure-all. However, recent scientific evidence suggests that it…

#62 Alpha Lipoic Acid

It is always advised to talk with your health care provider before starting any new supplement. Herbs and supplements may interfere with each other and with medications.  You can also call your provincial Drug Interactions/Poison Control to see if there are…

#61 Talking About Pain

#61 Talking About Pain

Make the most of pain scales. Even though they are not perfect, pain scales are still incredibly helpful. They provide the basic level of information that gets the point across and they can be tracked and analyzed to help find common patterns or trends. There is a lot of potential to using the scale when using it well.

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#60 L-Theanine’s relaxing effects

A naturally occurring amino acid in green and black tea, L-theanine facilitates relaxation when ingested, helping induce a state of calm, attentive wakefulness. It also improves attention span, focus and memory. Additional benefits may include reduced blood pressure and fat accumulation, and an improved immune system.

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More on Cannabis + Travel

Medical cannabis: an effective treatment for neuropathic pain Limited evidence suggests that medical marijuana/cannabis (a plant that contains biologically active substances in its leaves, flowers, and buds and their extracts – for example, oil and concentrates) can reduce nausea and vomiting…

#59 Balance Training

#59 Balance Training

When we are constantly anxious about losing balance, or falling, it can be hard to get motivated to get out of the house, be active and even see friends or family. It is for these reasons, both mental and physical, that it is important for us to maintain adequate balance.