Is Chronic Pain a Consciousness Disorder? Treatment for Fibromyalgia Might Come From Physics, Not Medicine

Is Chronic Pain a Consciousness Disorder? Treatment for Fibromyalgia Might Come From Physics, Not Medicine

By Kastalia Medrano In the realm of network science, researchers study a mechanism known as “explosive synchronization,” or ES, in which a network has an outsized reaction to a regular-sized disturbance. The “network,” in this context, could mean a computer, an electrical grid, even a social network—or, we’ve now learned, a brain. In a striking crossover from physics to medicine, an international team of physicists, neuroscientists, anesthesiologists and chronic pain researchers collaborated to apply network science to the study of fibromyalgia, a common…

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Fibromyalgia and Noise Sensitivity link

Fibromyalgia and Noise Sensitivity link

Dealing With Noise Sensitivity As I write today’s article, I’m sitting in my living room in total silence. This is a rarity for me; there’s normally the sound of people in the house or the TV in the background, and if I’m home alone then I’ll normally play some music while I work. Today though, I wanted to see how I felt writing in silence -especially as I’m writing about the impact of noise on…

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Rescue dog helps man with Asperger Syndrome get through everyday life

Rescue dog helps man with Asperger Syndrome get through everyday life

Charlie was a stray dog before being cared for by the Dogs Trust A Mansfield man has said he “couldn’t get through each day” without his rescue dog. Robin Jones, 27, adopted collie-labrador cross Charlie, from the Dogs Trust in Loughborough two years ago, and now says he can’t imagine life without his dog, who is by his side from the moment he wakes up until he goes to bed. Mr Jones has Asperger Syndrome…

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Violent crime is down where marijuana use is up, according to new study

Violent crime is down where marijuana use is up, according to new study

New research(Natural News) revealed that increasing the use of medical marijuana brings down the number of violent crime in states bordering Mexico, reported The Guardian. A study published in The Economic Journal investigated the effects exerted by medical marijuana laws on crime in the U.S. states that border Mexico. The researchers discovered that violent crimes dropped by an average of 13 percent after a state legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. According to economist…

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Two medical marijuana myths debunked in new research

Mention legalizing medical marijuana, and people often think two things: This will prompt teens to think marijuana use is OK, and more will start using it. Legalizing marijuana will reduce the number of adults overdosing on opioids. As it turns out, neither has proven to be true, according to new research. Since medical marijuana first became legal in California in 1996, it’s been legalized across nearly three-fifths of the United States. However, that’s had virtually…

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13 Delicious Keto Recipes That Make The Perfect Weight Loss Dinner!

13 Delicious Keto Recipes That Make The Perfect Weight Loss Dinner!

The Ketogenic Diet has been gaining popularity for a long time and it’s not hard to see why. “Keto”, as many people call it, refers to eating a high fat, high protein, very low carb diet. Replacing carbs with fats, puts your body in a metabolic state called Ketosis, which means your body becomes very efficient at using body fat as it’s source of energy. A diet where you can eat bacon, meat, butter, cream…

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7-day weight-loss challenge

7-day weight-loss challenge

Could you live without fast food and sweets? That is an important question that you should ask yourself. And if you are addicted to sugar and processed food you should conquer your cravings and start a new healthy lifestyle. Can you do that? We are sure you can and we recommend following a seven-day no junk food challenge. By following this seven-day weight loss challenge you will develop healthy eating habits, drop excess pounds, improve…

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50+ Only: Stop Dieting. Start Losing. Start Living.

5 Foods to Never Eat after the Age of 50 Why Counting Calories is Not a Good Way to Lose Weight 6 Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes That Women over 50 Make 1 Ingredient You’d Never Expect to Accelerate Fat Loss for Women 50+ 7 Steps to Looking & Feeling 10 Years Younger What they don’t tell you about dieting after 50… A recent study conducted by the University of California examined what happens to most…

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Cannabis to become legal? Weed bill set for UK parliament this week

Cannabis to become legal? Weed bill set for UK parliament this week

The UK parliament will debate a proposal to partially legalize cannabis this week, as campaigns in favor of using the drug for medicinal purposes gather momentum. On Friday, politicians will revisit the issue in the first debate over the introduction of a right for sick people to use the cannabinoid drugs. The second reading of the Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill will take place after it first appeared before MPs in October 2017. The…

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Treatment against peanut allergy protected kids in new study

Treatment against peanut allergy protected kids in new study

Flour sprinkled over food helped sensitize children to nuts, the company said The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped sensitize children to nuts in a major study. Millions of children have peanut allergies, and some may have life-threatening reactions if accidentally exposed to them. Doctors have been testing daily doses of peanut flour, contained…

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