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Tops of cannabis plans

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…

3 secrets of resilience

Right now, in this time of isolation, we have a wonderful opportunity to learn and to work on skills that can benefit us long term. Resilience is not something you either have or you don’t have, it is a set…

Topical Compounds

In November 2018, Steve Mamchur, owner and pharmacist at Kenron Pharmacy, a local Calgary compounding pharmacy, provided a very informative talk on topical compounds. Some notes from the talk are provided below. Topical Compound Options For treatment of nerve pain the…

4 Lifestyle Changes for Living with Neuropathy

Woman with arms outstreched and the words: water, sleep, exercise and good foods above her

Whether battling an illness or just trying to maintain our health, we should constantly be evaluating the things we do in our daily lives and how they affect us. We often forget to check in on these simple things as…

Stem Cell Advertisements

These past few months, we’ve seen a flurry of advertisements on TV and in newspapers for stem cell sessions put on by a clinic just over the US/Canadian border. Here at the CNA, we’ve had many inquiries about these sessions and about…

Acupuncture 4 Neuropathy Pain

Three models of the human body

As you likely know, neuropathy has a wide variety of symptoms such as the uncomfortable sensation of pins and needles, or perhaps a burning pain, or even paralysis. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms then it may be…

7 Self-Care Methods to Manage Chronic Pain

7 Self Care Methods for Pain

7 Self-Care Methods to Manage Chronic Pain By guest blogger: Brad Krause of selfcaring.info   Research continues to illuminate how the immune system changes in response to chronic pain. Hopefully, this will provide effective treatment options in the future, but…