Month: February 2014

Ted Talk: The Mystery of Chronic Pain

Dr. Elliot Krane gave a really amazing talk on chronic pain. Here’s the excerpt provided on the Ted Talk site: We think of pain as a symptom, but there are cases where the nervous system develops feedback loops and pain becomes a terrifying disease in itself. Starting with the story of a girl whose sprained […]

Autoimmune Diseases

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac Autoimmune diseases are a leading cause of chronic pain and physical disabilities. They are also one of the top 10 leading causes of death in women. Researchers have identified between 80-100 different autoimmune diseases, and currently more than 23 million people in the US alone are affected by one or more. […]

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