Tag Archives: alternative pain relief

Gin and Raisins…for Arthritis?

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, October 12, 2012 - 04:29 AM
pain relief

Approximately 350 million people around the world suffer from arthritis and for many of these sufferers, the pain can be debilitating.  Pain relief options for these individuals are essential for them to maintain a good quality of life. In addition… Read More

The Ultimate in Pain Management?

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 01:58 AM
alternative pain relief

For some people, overcoming pain may be quite challenging, especially when the current pain relief techniques or medications do not impart any improvement in one’s condition. Pain can also decrease one’s productivity at work or at school, significantly affecting the… Read More

The Odd Benefit of Acupuncture

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 01:00 AM

Acupuncture is a treatment that began in China over 3000 years ago. The Western world has embraced it to alleviate issues associated with musculoskeletal disorders, stress, inflammation, and chronic pain. Now researchers believe they have evidence that shows acupuncture can… Read More

Cocoa: The Muscle Miracle

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 03:33 AM
Muscle Miracle

Skeletal muscles are the muscle tissue that link bones together and are required to support and move the skeleton. There are 640 skeletal muscles in your body and they make up approximately 50 percent of your total body weight. Your… Read More

3 Surprising Things for Bone Health

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, March 16, 2012 - 02:39 AM
Bone Health

Due to heavy ‘milk does the body good’ ad campaigns, anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock this past decade, is well aware that calcium is good for their bones. You may also be aware of the important role… Read More

Is Pain All in Your Imagination?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, March 07, 2012 - 01:47 AM
Your Imagination

The ‘placebo’ effect is a form of alternative pain relief and a well-established term in the medical field used to describe the phenomena of the real and perceived improvements that occur when a patient is given an inactive treatment such… Read More