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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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  1. Uva Ursi: The Natural Antibiotic for UTI.
    21 Jul, 2017
    Uva Ursi: The Natural Antibiotic for UTI.
    It is safe to say one of the top complications a person experiences after a spinal cord injury are urinary tract infections(UTI).  Specifically, recurrent urinary tract infections.  As a result we are continuously prescribed various antibiotics that supposedly kill all the infection related bacteria.  The problem I have experienced as well as observed is, when a person starts to show symptoms of a UTI a doctor is quick to prescribe an antibiotic that is used for a broad spectrum of bacteria.
  2. Vegetarian Quadriplegic
    14 Jun, 2017
    Vegetarian Quadriplegic
    Is It Difficult being a vegetarian after a spinal cord injury?  The answer is ... Yes, and no.  It does take some effort. When living with and recovering from paralysis, your food intake is key to your recovery and staying healthy.  I'm not going to get all political and preachy on the reasons why I chose vegetarianism, and I am not interested in having any kind of debate on vegetarianism, veganism, or any other ism for that matter.  Honestly, the reason I stopped eating meat was mainly for
  3. Kratom: A Natural Solution to Nerve Pain.
    08 Jun, 2017
    Kratom: A Natural Solution to Nerve Pain.
    "Nerve pain.  Phantom Pain. Neuropathic Pain.  We all know what it is and we all struggle with it every single day.  It comes without warning and most of the time without reason.  It is a crushing, burning, radiating, feeling like you're being electrocuted PAIN, you feel below the level of injury.  As if paralysis isn't enough everyone with a spinal cord injury experiences nerve pain at one time or another.  Many spinal cord injury survivors want a pharmaceutical-free solution to their pain.