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Month: September 2020

Ancient Medicine for Modern Health

Head Pain Part 2

I promised a second part to my headache post, so here it is! I’ll briefly chat about causes of different headaches and how to address them.  Tension-type headaches (TTH) are well-named as they are actually caused by “tension” in the musculo-skeletal (MSK) system. This can be muscle tension from neck, back, shoulder or face muscles, often…
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Head Pain Part 1

Headaches, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia & TMJ syndrome… what a pain in the HEAD! For part 1 of head pains, I’d like to review how we can distinguish these pains from one another. So here’s a quick synopsis of each: Tension headaches: Tension headaches are often caused by muscle tension or stress. They can really be anywhere…
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We have come too far from the land. It is time to return home, back to our original mother. The Earth is nudging us to pay attention to her cycles. To tend. To respect. We cannot ignore it. The disconnection from the land was insidious, but today we are reminded of its deep impact as…
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