This sugar-free and wheat-free spelt bread tastes great, has only five ingredients, and is easy to make.
Recently, I started feeling excruciating hip and back pain, numbness in my leg and trouble standing straight, walking or sleeping. An osteopath diagnosed tension in the psoas muscle. Here's what I learned about "psoas syndrome" and what to do when it starts to hurt.
A recent statement by Israel's Education Minister in favor of conversion therapy has caused a public outcry. A quick review of the literature reveals that there is no clinical or ethical validity to conversion therapy.
Two recent articles described a rise in cannabis related ER visits in Colorado. This paper describes some serious side effects of cannabis use: anxiety and cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and gives suggestions on how to avoid them.
As states in the US continue to legalize marijuana, those opposed to legalization are renewing old claims that legalization is linked to an increase in violent crime. In fact, the literature shows that this is not true. Legalization may even lead to a decrease in certain types of crime.
All bloggers use images to spice up their work. However, bloggers need to remember that many images are subject to copyright and can't be used freely. Here is a list of some great websites where you can get quality images legally and, in many cases, for free
Recently, someone told me that eating mangoes before using marijuana makes the high more intense. I decided to see what the literature has to say about that. Bottom line: Probably more auto-suggestion than chemistry.
About 40% of the population experiences some type of childhood trauma. Experiencing traumatic events in childhood can have adverse consequences on adulthood, and in some cases may lead to abusive behavior.
Empathy may be confused with sympathy or with compassion, but it is more than that. Empathy is a process which combines cognitive, emotional, and behavioral components. In this article, I will attempt to explain what empathy is, what it isn't and how it may sometimes be learned.
The ritual of the incense altar, mentioned in Exodus chapter 30, is not easily understood. What is its purpose, and what can we learn from it?
These gluten-free oatmeal squares are filling and delicious!
There is an abundance of evidence indicating that cannabis, or medical marijuana, effectively alleviates symptoms of PTSD. However, due to a lack of double-blind clinical trials, medical marijuana is indicated for use by sufferers of PTSD only in a handful of jurisdictions.
What can the cherubim on the lid of the Ark of the Covenant teach us about gender equality? Don Isaac Abarbanel, a 15th century philosopher, has an interesting perspective.
This recipe uses whole spelt flour, liquid sugar substitute, and contains no eggs. It is great for people suffering from diabetes or who have trouble digesting wheat, but it is not suitable for those who are gluten intolerant.
Canine PTSD (C-PTSD) is a syndrome that may affect both military work dogs and dogs abused by previous owners. Previously abused dogs can be very hard to handle, and a prospective owner should be aware of the disorder.
Complex PTSD (CPTSD) may affect adults who were abused as children. Effects of childhood abuse may increase risk of abusive behavior in adulthood and CPTSD may lower treatment prognosis. This article describes what CPTSD is and isn't and how to recognize it.
These brownies are (relatively) inexpensive, easy to make, delicious, and 100% gluten-free. My daughter, a gluten-intolerant 2nd-degree black belt, eats them before workouts and takes them to overseas competitions.
Its not always easy to treat those who have harmed ourselves or others with Dignity (capitalized on purpose). However, not only Jewish law, but also the law of the State and our professional ethics demand this of us.