When NOT to Use Heat for Pain

I’ve shared before how heat can relieve muscle aches, joint pain and bring healing to soft tissue injuries. And I’ve made no secret of how far infrared heat is the most effective way to bring deep, healing heat to your body outside of the sun itself. Those wonderful sunrays – and likewise the safe, deep penetrating hea … Read More

Filed Under: Back Spasm, Far Infrared Heat, Pain Relief
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

6 Best Herbs to Relieve Stress

If you’re like most people, you’re stressed and probably not dealing with it in the healthiest ways. Only 37 percent of Americans polled by the American Psychological Association's (APA) Stress in America Survey said they were doing an excellent or very good job managing stress, which means 63 percent are not.[i] Inste … Read More

Filed Under: Stress
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

CDC Warns Doctors to Stop Prescribing So Many Opioids

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I’ve been warning for years about the risks of taking prescription pain relievers. I get that people are looking for relief. No one wants to live in pain, and that’s the rub. When you’re in serious pain, you’ll do virtually anything to stop it, even resort to taking medications that you know are only a temporary fix (if t … Read More

Filed Under: Medications
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Little-Known Treatment to Attack Black Mold Syndrome (and Mold Allergies)

black mold

Black mold syndrome? If you’re experiencing unexplained health symptoms it’s important to look to your environment for potential causes, including the presence of toxic black mold. To be clear, black mold (or Stachybotrys chartarum) isn’t inherently toxic, but it can produce mycotoxins (and other biologically active metab … Read More

Filed Under: Environmental Toxins
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How I STOPPED Failing (at everything)

keys to living longer

Feel like you failing at everything? According to Forbes magazine, 92% of people NEVER achieve their New Year’s resolutions. This post below is about what gives the other 8% - those people who consistently get what they want - an unfair advantage. I discovered it about 10 or so years ago. And it almost immediately r … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Meditation
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The 7 Top Smells That Ease Stress Fast

essential oil orange

You’re stressed to the max and at risk of serious burnout. It’s too late to exercise and while a few glasses of wine or a pint of ice cream will help you feel better now, you know you’ll only regret it later. What if there was a better option -- something that works to relieve stress fast without any lingering side effect … Read More

Filed Under: Stress
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The 5 Top Smells That Boost Energy Fast

smells to boost energy

Your sense of smell is described as one of the most primal of senses, as your olfactory system is tied directly to your brain’s emotional processing center. For other senses, like sight and touch, visual or sensory input goes to your brain’s main “switchboard,” the thalamus. Not so for scents, which wind their way thro … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Taking Showers Causes Vitamin D Deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency, which is generally defined as a serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations ≤20 ng/mL (50 nmol/L), is incredibly common in the United States. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey suggests nearly 42 percent of adults are deficient, and this rises to 82 percent among African Amer … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The 7 Golden Keys to Living Longer … and Living Well!

keys to living longer

When Americans were asked by the Pew Research Center whether they would like to live decades longer, to at least 120 years old, the majority said they, personally, would not.[i] Yet, when asked how long they’d like to live, 69 percent cited an age between 79 and 100. The median “ideal” life span was 90 years old … which i … Read More

Filed Under: Combat Aging
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What Happens to Your Body to Cause Pain? -Lasting Pain Relief

what happens in your body to cause pain

Pain is an experience virtually every human has had. There are rare individuals who feel no pain, which can be the result of genetic mutations that interfere with pain signaling. While this sounds like a blessing, it’s actually a very dangerous condition because one of pain’s key purposes is to warn you of danger. If you … Read More

Filed Under: Pain and Inflammation
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,