Daily Archives February 24, 2015

Diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy? Consider Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Rsd syndrome treatment

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), which is also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is an amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome. In layman’s terms, RSD is a chronic pain syndrome that involves swelling, sensitivity to touch, skin irritation, and sometimes nerve damage to the limbs, though it is able to spread to the entire body. If left untreated, RSD can cause debilitating symptoms such as skin damage, fatigue, neuro- and urological damage, and even depression. There is no known cause of the disease, although injury and surgery are known to cause RSD in some patients. Anyone who has ever had RSD or knows someone who does are aware of just how painful and exhausting RSD can be. It t

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Easy Ways to Try Cooking With Fennel Pollen

Pollen in the pantry

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, fennel pollen was originally introduced to the American market as a digestive aid. Collected from the fennel plant, a perennial herb with a variety of medicinal uses, this perhaps wasn’t so strange. However, fennel pollen has been primarily known for its culinary applications: Tuscan and Italian cooks have used this fresh, sweet spice for generations in gourmet dry rubs for fish and meats, as a flavoring for salads and breads, and much more. Eventually, American chefs realized the true value of this substance and began cooking with pollen themselves. The ingredient they discovered not only flavored their dishes but boosted the savoriness and in

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