Articles relating to 'pain relief'
What you really need to know about painkillers

HEART, PAIN RELIEF, HEART, PAIN RELIEF, HEART, PAIN RELIEFOver the years, over-the-counter and prescription painkillers have come alongside a number of precautions and health warnings. I’m always counseling patients about alternative natural methods for pain relief to try first given these concerns.

Because new research has shown that they could lead to heart trouble.

A study published this April in BMJ Open found that patients who … Read More

Seeking Pain Relief? More Options For You Than You Think

177725313Are you dealing with a bad back? Muscle aches? Sore joints?

It may be cold comfort, but you’re not alone –most primary care visits in the United States are related to complaints like these, for chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that chronic pain of the musculoskeletal system … Read More

Why Your Arthritis Gets Worse After Christmas

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When it comes to joint stiffness, most people with arthritis have come to dread the winter months. The pain, swelling and stiffness often get worse, and doctors report more patient complaints during the season.

Winter’s official first day is Dec. 21, making Christmas a flag day for the long stretch of painful arthritis to come.

But why do … Read More

Could This Drug-Free Approach Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain?

120984253Approximately 50 million American adults report being told by their medical practitioner that they suffer from some form of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2030, this number is expected to rise even higher, to approximately 67 million sufferers. Arthritis pain can be debilitating, … Read More

Natural Pain Reliever Gets to the Root of Arthritis

149821724If you suffer from arthritis, reaching for pain killers or anti-inflammatory medication may be the only thing on your mind when it comes to a pain or  inflammation flare-up. But what if you could access natural pain relief without any of the nasty side-effects of traditional pain killers?  New research is showing that ginger extract may actually provide … Read More

The Surprising Health Benefits of Walking Barefoot

57280902Long walks on the beach are not just a romantic cliché – it turns out that it can actually improve your health. “Grounding” is the process of removing excessive electrical charge from an object by releasing it into the ground; walking barefoot can perform this important task for your body.

Humans are electrical beings, and electrons play a … Read More

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