10-year-old Amelia Weaver suffers from a rare and debilitating form of epilepsy, which can leave her with unending bouts of seizures. Amelia’s parents, Josh and Angie, knew they had to find a way to help their child overcome her struggles. When legalization was passed in their home state of Minnesota, the Weavers soughtRead More →

By Sarah Schuster,   High-functioning anxiety looks like…   Achievement. Busyness. Perfectionism.   When it sneaks out, it transforms into nervous habits. Nail biting. Foot tapping. Running my fingers through my hair.   If you look close enough, you can see it in unanswered text messages. Flakiness. Nervous laughter. The panic that flashesRead More →

By Carolanne Wright, A little known therapy is gaining ground in treating some of our most devastating disorders and diseases: low-dose naltrexone (LDN). Originally used to help heroin and opiate addicts overcome their addiction, naltrexone works by attaching to the opioid receptors in the brain, which in turn blocks the “high”Read More →

It’s normal for us to feel on edge from time to time. The demands that are placed on us – from our work, families, finances, etc. – can sometimes feel overwhelming. For people with chronic anxiety, a persistent feeling of unease is a day-long event. The tendency of anxiety-ridden peopleRead More →

Do you hurt all over, frequently feel exhausted, can’t seem to ever feel “rested” after a night’s sleep, don’t respond to any of the recommended medications from your family physician, and no test seems to uncover anything specific? If this sounds like you, it is possible that you are suffering from fibromyalgia (FM).Read More →

by Dana Trentini,   You can’t imagine how many readers reach out to me about chronic pain and fibromyalgia. If your doctor dismisses thyroid as a possible culprit for your pain, bring them this article. Written by Amy Myers, MD It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects nearly 6 million or 1Read More →