Chronic Disease Pain Management through use of the Endocannabinoid System

Chronic Disease Pain Management Using the Endocannabinoid System Margo R. Flanagan American College of Healthcare Sciences July 22, 2018 AbstractChronic disease and management of the accompanying neuropathic and nociceptive pain presents with significant treatment challenges, places a considerable cost burden on the current healthcare system and reduces overall quality of life and productivity for millions […]

Frankincense, Inflammation and Autoimmune Disease

Margo R. Flanagan American College of Healthcare Sciences   Abstract Frankincense has long been known for its medicinal properties and documented use as a drug dating as far back as 1500 BC. Recent research studies have uncovered the mechanism of action by which Frankincense is able to inhibit the cascade of events leading to inflammation […]

Modulation of the gut microbiome can reverse inflammatory bowel disease states

Modulation of the gut microbiome can reverse inflammatory bowel disease states Margo R. Flanagan American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract Five million people worldwide, including one million Americans are affected by inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s. Dysbiosis of the microbial communities in the digestive system is implicated in the development of […]

Vitamin D & Probiotic Supplementation Halt the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Vitamin D & Probiotic Supplementation Halt the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis Margo R. Flanagan American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, incurable, neurologically debilitating disease of the central nervous system. Recent research shows dysbiosis of the gut microbiome and Vitamin D insufficiency are linked to the progression and onset of the […]

Bergamot Essential Oil- for Reduction of Pain and Inflammation

Citrus bergamia Risso, an alternative therapy to reduce pain and inflammation Margo R. Flanagan American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract Chronic pain and chronic inflammation disorders are the most common reasons patients seek care and treatment by physicians in the United States. Given an opioid crisis and increasing numbers of patients with autoimmune diseases, alternative […]