Last year alone, more than 59 million prescriptions for painkillers were written, enough for every person in America to have their very own bottle, and 2 million people are addicted to them, according to the 2016 report on opioid addition from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Accidental drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death, and prescription pain relievers account for nearly half of those, the report also stated. But despite all these scary stats, getting a legal prescription for opioids doesn’t mean an automatic trip to rehab is in your future. When used in the right way, they can be an important part of pain management.
Guest Article by Megan Burrows
Managing your health starts with you. A great way to start a weight training routine is to start with something small and manageable. Try these 5 simple steps to get started:
Guest article by Dr. Anna Garrett, a menopause expert and Doctor of Pharmacy.
If you feel like your once-pleasant personality and your mojo have skipped town together, you’re not alone. The likely explanation is that perimenopause has hijacked them!
In this guest article, Alissa Hanan shares a personal article about the body society told her to have, and the body she later found was more suited to her goals.
Alissa is a personal friend, coach and co-owner at SuMMit Crossfit. There, you’ll find her working with every type of athlete, whether a person new to a gym setting, competitive athletes and everyone in between. I always see her giving equal parts encouragement, progression tips, and silly jokes to all her athletes.
This is a great conversation starter for you to consider why you want the body you want. Is it because you want it, or because someone else is dictating how you should look.
For the unlucky 37 million Americans who suffer from migraines, the debilitating pain that comes with each episode can be like a recurring nightmare. For many of these sufferers, it’s terribly difficult to describe what a migraine really feels like. But some have tried: