What is CBD oil? CBD is a non-intoxicating extract from the Cannabis sativa family of plants (which includes hemp and marijuana). CBD is just one of a family of chemicals known as the cannabinoids, shown to have anti-inflammatory, antipsychotic, anti-anxiety, and anticonvulsant properties as well as homeostatic properties (meaning it maintains
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Q: I take medication to help control urinary incontinence, and a friend mentioned that these medications are associated with unpleasant and risky side effects in seniors. Is she right, and if so, should I stop taking the medication?
A: It is likely the drug you take is in a class called
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Q: What are some of the benefits of using apple cider vinegar?
A: As the popular saying goes, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Does the same hold true for apple cider vinegar (ACV)? It is used for a multitude of medical conditions and for different cosmetic purposes. However
Most people would like to retain their youthful vim and vigor, get rid of achy joints, and perhaps reduce wrinkles, and get their sexual mojo back. There are plenty of anti-aging products that promise to do that and more.
With infomercials featuring people wearing physician’s white coats, and glamorous 65-year-old celebrities
As the U.S. population ages, the need for total knee replacements (TKR) will rise. Currently, more than 600,000 TKRs are performed annually, and projections estimate that, by the year 2030, the number of TKRs will increase by almost 700 percent.
Pain and stiffness resulting from osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common
Opioid addiction—a dependence on drugs that contain narcotic substances derived from opium—is a growing problem in the U.S. But many patients are unaware of the potential harms of opioid drugs, since the path to opioid addiction often begins with a prescription from a doctor.
“Approximately two million people have an opioid
Chronic lower back pain is thought to affect about 50 million adults in the U.S., with older adults particularly at risk. Many people with back pain are prescribed opioids, powerful painkillers that are frequently utilized as next-step therapy if back pain doesn’t respond to other medications.
However, a recent small study