Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thyroid Disease: Silent Epidemic for Millions of Americans

Is it nearly impossible for you to lose weight?  Do you feel tired despite sleeping eight or more hours nightly?  Or are do you suffer from palpitations and have difficulty sleeping?  You may be one of the 30 million Americans who have a thyroid disorder.  At least half—15 million—are silent sufferers who are undiagnosed, according to The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). Women are… Read More
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Neck Pain Relief Tips

Neck Pain Relief Tips By Oklahoma Pain Management Neck pain can be caused by a myriad of situations including degeneration of the spine, trauma (car accident, falling), sleeping position, improper posture or simply moving incorrectly. Some neck pain can be debilitating, resulting in a loss of function in normal daily activities. Although major problems may be underlying, there are some basics… Read More
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Menopause and Chronic Pain

Some women in menopause suffer with generalized achy muscles, bones and joints. “Menopausal women have a number of reasons to have aches and pains,” says Dr. Nathan Wei, The Arthritis Treatment Center, based in Frederick, Maryland, which was named one of the top 10 private arthritis research centers in the country by Rheumatology Research International.  “The first is osteoarthritis, the most common form of… Read More
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Lupus and Pain Management

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). 90% of lupus patients experience joint or muscle pain.  To learn about how lupus patients could find optimal pain relief, Salonpas sat down with Dr. Donald E. Thomas, the author of The Lupus Encyclopedia. [caption id="attachment_1550" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Donald E.… Read More
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