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The real reason your pain is getting worse

The real reason you’re experiencing painLiving with pain can really impact your life. Normal, everyday activities can seem impossible, and over-the-counter pain-relievers only seem to offer a temporary fix.

But new research has discovered what’s making your pain even worse. There is one significant factor …

Are these common habits harming your digestion?

Are these common habits harming your digestion?Bloating, gas, cramps – these can all make your day highly uncomfortable. Worse yet, if you don’t know what’s causing your stomach distress, it can become that much more frustrating.

It could be allergies or ulcers, but there are many …

Joint pain help without drugs…

Joint pain help without drugs…My doctor sent me to a rheumatologist because of the bad arthritis in my hands. Years on a computer keyboard can be tough on joints! I had swelling, pain, stiffness and was wearing support braces at night. The rheumatologist prescribed …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

5 Surprising Reasons You’re Getting Headaches

87774415According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headaches are one of the most common disorders of the nervous system, with an estimated 47 percent of the population suffering from at least one headache within the past year. There are a …

Women at Greater Risk of Dying from Heart Attack – Find Out How to Change Your Odds

175757518If you were having a heart attack, would you know it?  If you’re a woman, there’s a chance you might miss the warning signs. While a man clutching his chest or grabbing his left arm often comes to mind when …

Do Lower Income Individuals Have More Migraines And Pain?

Man with laptopYou may think that your income level has nothing to do with how you experience pain; however, recently published research in Neurology has shown that individuals who have lower incomes also have more pain from migraines.  The recent study examined …

Stop Doing This and Live 15 Years Longer

123113387Before I begin, I’d like to mention that I have some surprising news that you may want to stand up for. That’s right, stand up; because what you are currently doing can be severely harming your health.

Years ago, our …

Should We Take Antibiotics for Back Pain?

152499758Back pain is the number one cause of disability in America, and about 1 in 5 Americans struggle with chronic or reoccurring back pain. Back pain is not only the second leading cause of missed work days, it is also …

Too Embarrassed to Talk About It? Hemorrhoids…

121040755By 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 …

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