What Do Emotions Have to Do With Pain?

This question was posed to me during a radio interview and I had to pause for a moment to answer this insightful query. I knew the answer, but could not go into the complex theories of traditional Chinese medicine to provide an answer and had to come up with a simple explanation. My condensed reply … Continue reading What Do Emotions Have to Do With Pain?

Why Opioid Users Lack Empathy and How to Rewire the Brain Following Opioid-Opiate Dependency

As our son devolved into full-on opioid addiction, one of the more concerning developments was his total lack of empathy; this once warm, emotionally engaging young man no longer cared about those around him and was completely emotionally disengaged from the family. His single focus was on getting high, even if this meant that he … Continue reading Why Opioid Users Lack Empathy and How to Rewire the Brain Following Opioid-Opiate Dependency