By the age of 50, approximately half of adults have experienced the itching, bleeding and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids; so why are we all so embarrassed to talk about this common ailment? The reality is, if you’re suffering with hemorrhoids you likely have a friend or family member that has suffered with them at one point in their life too. So, instead of being embarrassed about this painful condition talk about it. Your friends and family members may have a …Read more
There are a lot of crazy pain myths out there, but as implausible as it may seem, the ‘myth’ that redheads are more sensitive to pain, may not actually be a myth at all. Although it sounds crazy, there have been multiple scientific studies that have proven that natural redheads in the very least experience pain differently than the rest of the population.
Anesthesiologists (the people who administer pain relieving anesthesia before medical …Read more
Inflammation is a protective attempt by the body to remove whatever is injuring or trying to injure you. In some ways inflammation is good because it is trying to initiate the healing process; however, chronic inflammation can lead to many different diseases. Today there is a lot of discussion in the medical community about whether or not inflammation is at the root of all disease.
It used to be that inflammation was a physical response associated with …Read more
Not getting enough sleep can have a negative impact on all aspects of your life; health, work and relationships. Sleep problems can often be associated with pain. When that pain is constant and you end up suffering from insomnia, it is time to incorporate pain management strategies that can help you get back on track.
From simple muscle aches and pain from a sports injury to arthritis, fibromyalgia, as well as stubborn neck and back pain…there are …Read more