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Medical Marijuana News

BY IN health & wellness On 28-07-2015

According to the Department of Transportation’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation – 49 CFR Part 40, at 40.151(e) – does not authorize “medical marijuana” under a state law to be a valid medical explanation for a transportation employee’s positive drug [...]

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Seizures

BY IN health & wellness On 23-07-2015

A seizure is defined as changes in the brain’s electrical activity. They occur due to sudden abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have recurring seizures. The seizures occur due to abnormal electrical [...]

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Fibromyalgia

BY IN health & wellness On 06-07-2015

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain throughout the body. It is marked by diffuse muscle tenderness. The word “fibromyalgia” comes from the Latin for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek [...]

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Fontanelles

BY IN health & wellness On 16-06-2015

A fontanel or soft spot is a space between the bones of the skull in an infant or fetus. Typically, ossification or hardening of the bone is not complete and the sutures have not fully formed. The purpose of the fontanelles [...]

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Parkinson’s Disease or Paralysis Agitans

BY IN health & wellness On 05-06-2015

Parkinson’s disease or paralysis agitans is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects one in 100 people over age 60. The motor symptoms of this disease result from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra, located in a [...]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

BY IN health & wellness On 14-05-2015

Hyperbaric medicine, or hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), is the medical use of oxygen at a level higher than atmospheric pressure. Atmospheric pressure is defined as the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth. It is [...]

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Dementia

BY IN health & wellness On 22-04-2015

Dementia is a disease that can cause a long term gradual decline which affects memory, thinking, social interactions, and overall daily functioning. A person’s consciousness is not affected Patients with irreversible dementia are eventually unable to care for themselves and [...]

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Brain Tumors

BY IN health & wellness On 31-03-2015

According to CBTRUS, the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, an estimated 68,470 new cases of primary malignant and non-malignant brain and CNS tumors are expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2015. This includes an [...]

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Medical Marijuana

BY IN health & wellness On 10-03-2015

The use of medical marijuana for the treatment of chronic pain is a controversial subject at best. Marijuana comes from cannabis plant. It is sometimes called “weed”, “pot”, “grass”, “maryjane” or “herb”. The genus Cannabis contains two species which produce [...]

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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy . V1, I3

BY IN health & wellness On 11-02-2015

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is characterized by severe pain, swelling and changes in the skin.  Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is characterized by severe pain, swelling and changes in the skin. It is a condition formerly known as “causalgia” or [...]

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