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OpioidEpidemic-KirklandHealthInstitute

Deadly Truth About Opioid Epidemic

There was an interesting news headline the other day…”Opioids could kill nearly as many Americans in a decade as HIV/AIDS has killed since the epidemic began in the early 1980s.” In fact, death from opioid use has tripled over the last 15-18 years…it is no respecter of persons, not age, sex, or ethnicity. So how do we stop this epidemic, and still manage our pain?

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SIBO

If you have recurring constipation or diarrhea or a combo of both that has been resistant to treatment you may have more than just Irritable Bowel Syndrome, you may have a more complicated condition that causes a subset of I.B.S problems called Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).

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Beat Chronic Pain

What can you do to beat chronic pain? Pain is one of the most common complaints that people seek relief from at a doctor’s office. Pain develops when pain sensitive tissues including muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and of course spinal and peripheral nerves are irritated. The pain from mechanical irritation can be due to acute trauma or can develop from a repetitive activity that slowly builds up over time.

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