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6 Natural Tips for Healing from Surgery or Injury

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Whether you are recovering from surgery or fighting a nagging injury, there are several remedies to naturally promote healing and recovery. These tips are also wise to incorporate as preventative measures before surgery as well as before an injury strikes. [Please note, regarding surgery recovery: any alternative healing therapies should be cleared with your physician to ensure there will be no harmful interactions with your existing post-op treatments.] 1. Probiotics + Fiber Probiotics (“good bacteria”) provide well-documented immune-boosting benefits. Most people are aware of these benefits, but fewer are aware that for probiotics to do their job, they need their...

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Health Risks of Non-Opiod Pain Relievers

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From R. Todd Shaver, WilmingtonBiz.com In an earlier Insights, I discussed the dangers of opioid drugs and the epidemic of opioid abuse. At the time, some in the local media dismissed my concerns. Since then, sadly, the truth of my commentary has been made abundantly evident. The most obvious example occurred on April 21 with the death of popular musician Prince at the age of 57. Prince’s death was reportedly related to long-term use of prescription opioid drugs to treat hip pain and back pain associated with years of performing in high heels. Also, Wilmington has now been identified as the...

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