Articles relating to 'PAIN MANAGEMENT'
When your pain gets really bad…

pain, stressPain can ruin your days and make the nights long and unbearable. It’s said persistent pain is a “silent epidemic.” Some even call it an “invisible disability.”

It can affect every aspect of your life, from time with your family, your hobbies and social life, day in and day out.

Suffering in silence? You aren’t alone

The most … Read More

These popular medications cause falls and serious injury

joint pain, medication, painAs you get older there is a pretty good chance you are taking more medications to try to ease some of the discomfort you feel as you head into your golden years. However, you might not have guessed that some of these same medications can also lead to falls – and falls can mean serious injury, hospitalization, even … Read More

This popular pain-reliever no more effective than a sugar pill

pain, pain reliefHave you ever taken acetaminophen for a sore back and felt like it did absolutely nothing for the pain?

Well, there may have been something more to that thought. A new study published in The Lancet has found that paracetamol (also commonly referred to as acetaminophen) was ineffective at providing pain relief for back pain. One popular long-time … Read More

Relief from pain and swelling with this tropical fruit…

HEALTH BENEFITS, HEALTHY FOODPineapple already has so much going for it. It’s delicious, of course, and inherently summery. A cooling treat on a hot day and a nice change of pace from apples and oranges.

But did you know that this healthy food also has impressive health benefits?

Here are the Top 5 reasons to add this healthy food to your … Read More

Decrease your risk of rheumatoid arthritis with alcohol?

arthritis, rheumatoidIt sounds too good to be true. But science has done a favor for those who enjoy the occasional alcoholic drink. (I’ll raise a glass to that myself!)

A few alcoholic beverages every week can reduce the chances of getting painful rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, having two to four beers each week may decrease the odds for women … Read More

The real reason your spouse is not in the mood tonight

pain, sexual health“Not tonight, honey. I have a headache.” If you’ve ever said those words, odds are you’re female. And you’re certainly not alone. For many couples, life under the sheets isn’t always ideal, no matter how hard you try to make it all work.

New research shows that pain makes a difference for the sex drive of women much … Read More

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