How Chronic Pain is Affecting Michigan’s Community and Many Other

How Chronic Pain is Affecting Michigan’s Community and Many Other

Being in constant pain is no fun. Of course, the physical pain is debilitating in ways nearly everyone can understand and empathize with, but chronic pain sufferers also typically endure psychological and social effects that are poorly understood by the broader community. As many as 3 million Michigan residents spend their days with chronic pain, […]

How Beets can Prevent and Cure Over 20 Diseases

How Beets can Prevent and Cure Over 20 Diseases

Fruits and vegetables are loaded with nutrients including the essential vitamins, protein, and minerals. They have high nutritional value whether cooked or eaten raw. Thanks to their medicinal properties, vegetables have been in use for centuries to prevent and cure diseases. These include constipation, gall bladder disorders, indigestion, anemia, and kidney problems. Vegetables are important […]

What You Should Know About Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

What You Should Know About Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

It is important to visit your doctor or a clinic to check whether you are at an increased risk of chronic kidney disease. Some of the risk factors for this condition include: 1. High blood pressure 2. Diabetes 3. Family history of kidney disease 4. Older age Asians, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, and […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Fibromyalgia Signs

Is This From My Fibro A Beginner's Guide to Fibromyalgia Signs

[nextpage title=”…”] If this is the first fibromyalgia signs article you have read of mine, welcome, I am so happy you are here! All of my articles about fibro are written like blogs, because I have it, but there are sources because I like to show that what I am saying is correct. I am […]

Oregon Latest State to Offer Legalized Marijuana

Almost half, 23 to be exact, US states have legalized some form of legal marijuana usage, Oregon became the latest on July 1, 2015, following a vote last November. Oregon has some of the least restrictive laws in the nation so far, and joins Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, and Washington by allowing recreational […]

Guilt and Chronic Illness

For those of us who have been struck, often in the prime of life, with a chronic, invisible illness, the guilt we carry can be almost as bad as the disease itself. Guilt for not being the parent we wanted to be. Guilt for not being able to go to parties, weddings, birthdays. Guilt for […]

Ganja Yoga Classes In San Francisco

Ganja Yoga Classes In San Francisco Ganja yoga is a new concept that takes advantage of the recent legalization of medical marijuana in California. This is a class that offers what instructor Dee Dussault calls cannabis enhanced yoga. The upcoming San Francisco Ganja Yoga class will begin with 15 minutes of students inhaling cannabis. Following […]

Common Habits That May Damage Your Knees

Common Habits That May Damage Your Knees “Hello, it’s me, your knee. On behalf of your body, I need to tell you there’s a grave situation going on down here.” Sometimes our knees talk to us, don’t they? They may warn us of an impending injury, and message us in advance. Other times, there’s a […]

12 Celebrities Who Have Severe Illnesses

12 Celebrities Who Have Severe Illnesses [nextpage title=”…”] We often look up to celebs to the point that there are no longer viewed as human but the truth is they are just like the rest of us; And just as with many things in life, chronic diseases do not discriminate against the rich and famous. […]

Read This Before Taking Any Pain-killers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says physicians should stop prescribing combination drugs with more than 325 milligrams (mg) of acetaminophen. Combining pain killers and other drugs can be very dangerous. Acetaminophen is available in prescription pain-relieving medications like Percocet and Vicodin in which it is combined with opioids, as well as over the counter […]

Gout Signs You Should Never Ignore

Gout Signs You Should Never Ignore Gout is a disease characterized by an abnormal metabolism of uric acid, resulting in excess uric acid in the tissues and blood. People with gout either produce too much uric acid, or more commonly, their bodies have a problem removing it. There are various foods that trigger gout. There […]

How to Beat Heart Burn naturally!

HOW TO BEAT HEART BURN NATURALLY! By Dr. Michael L. Johnson, Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist. It’s called many things…heart burn, acid reflux, GERD, and acid indigestion but the fact is that over 50 million Americans suffer from heart burn frequently (2-4 times/week).  It’s no wonder why antacids are a $10 billion dollar per year industry! […]

MS Warning Signs

MS Warning Signs MS is a chronic disease that damages the nerves in the spinal cord and brain, as well as the optic nerves. Sclerosis means scarring, and people with MS develop multiple areas of scar tissue in response to the nerve damage. Depending on where the damage occurs, symptoms may include problems with muscle […]

How Did I Develop a Thyroid Disorder?

How Did I Develop a Thyroid Disorder? –by Dr. Michael L. Johnson, Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist

In 1998, the Journal of Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders stated that 90% of hypothyroidism is caused by an autoimmune thyroid.This means that the patient’s immune system is attacking the thyroid.

Thyroid disorders are a chronic illness! Your body has been sick for […]

How Healing Your Emotions can Help Your Chronic Illness!

How Healing Your Emotions can Help Your Chronic Illness! by Dr. Michael L. Johnson, Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist Let’s reflect on some of the major emotional issues that many chronic health patients face – Fear, Guilt, Depression, and perhaps, some Shame. While I am not a psychiatrist or psychologist, between all of my years on […]

Decrease Inflammation (The Silent Killer) Naturally

Inflammation – The Silent Killer   Inflammation in your body is like taking a blowtorch to your to the organs of your body!  Inflammation destroys the normal function of the body and leads to a slow, miserable death. Causes of chronic inflammation can be a diet loaded with junk food (a high intake of salt, […]

HOW TO MASSIVELY INCREASE YOUR ENERGY…GUARANTEED!

HOW TO MASSIVELY INCREASE YOUR ENERGY…GUARANTEED! –by Dr. Michael L. Johnson I am going to tell you how to increase your energy! In fact, I will GUARANTEE that if you follow what I am about to tell you to the letter, you will massively increase your energy level! How can I “guarantee” it? Because it […]

All You Need to Know About Pain

All You Need to Know About Pain By PositiveMed Team Edited By Stephanie Dawson Pain is a common thing that almost everyone has heard of and experienced, yet people have many misconceptions about pain and what it means. Often people associate pain with what’s going on in their arms or back but that is not […]