Everyone knows that sleep is important, but did you know that it can impact your weight? If you’re trying to drop a few pounds, maybe you should think about your pillow. While sleeping doesn’t take away the benefit of eating healthy and exercise, it does play a key role in the management of your body… Continue reading By ICIM member Valeska Wells, DO: Sleep matters
Nearly a third of migraine sufferers have low intracerebral magnesium, and the levels decrease drastically during an attack, according to a study appearing in the journal, Headache (2002; 42:242-248). Using magnesium to prevent migraines has had mixed results. In research appearing in the journal, Neurology (1998;50(suppl 4):A340) magnesium levels could be increased intravenously, but a… Continue reading By ICIM member Rindie Coker, DN: Natural healthcare and headaches
FDA opens a new front in the war against natural medicine. Action Alert! In the midst of an opioid epidemic that is killing nearly 100 people every day, the FDA has taken action against a natural medical food that offers patients an alternative to opioids. Last November, the FDA posted a warning on its website concerning… Continue reading This Will Kill 100 People Today— But FDA Continues to Eliminate the Alternatives
Help us support the first meaningful step in healthcare reform. Action Alert! The Labor Department recently released its proposed regulations to implement President Trump’s executive order by expanding association health plans. You’ll recall from our previous coverage that the executive order expands association health plans, also known as small group health plans. The idea is… Continue reading Finally! Some Relief From Health Insurance Straight Jacket
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When talking about pain management, I often refer to energy medicine as a modality to aid in the healing process. We require stored energy in the body for daily living. This energy comes through our water, food, nutrition and exercise. If we become ill or are in chronic pain, a lot of our body’s energy is… Continue reading Why is voltage so important for us to live a healthy pain free lifestyle?
Right to Try legislation has passed the Senate. Now it must pass the House. Action Alert! The Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2017 passed the Senate and now moves to the House. It seems to have some traction. Recently the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the issue, and we’re expecting a… Continue reading Will Congress Move to Help Dying Patients?
But not all will be pulled from the market, yet. Action Alert! The policy comes in the form of a guidance document, which lays out the FDA’s current position on the regulation of homeopathic drugs. In the guidance, the FDA says: Any homeopathic drug that has not been considered “generally recognized as safe and effective”… Continue reading FDA: All Homeopathic Drugs Illegal