Correlation between Stress and Pain

December 7, 2015

Studies have shown that stress and emotional issues can result in chronic pain. How can over-stressed people, suffering from chronic pain, lower their stress levels and their pain? “There is a big correlation between stress and chronic pain,” says Dr. Francine Lederer, a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Los Angeles who is an expert […]

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Thyroid Disease: Silent Epidemic for Millions of Americans

November 27, 2015

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 […]

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Neck Pain Relief Tips

November 20, 2015

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 […]

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Menopause and Chronic Pain

November 13, 2015

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.  […]

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Lupus and Pain Management

November 6, 2015

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. Dr. […]

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Chronic Lower Back Pain Relief Tips

October 30, 2015

Lower back pain isn’t trivial. Americans spend billions each year on medications and treatments for back issues yet they are not changing their daily habits to naturally minimize their pain. If you suffer from lower back pain, the first steps to relief may be minimal changes to your daily habits. Furnish a Footrest Lower back pain […]

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How to Sleep with Chronic Pain

October 26, 2015

Managing pain during sleep is a way of life for many people who suffer from chronic back and neck pain. Chronic pain can make sleeping difficult, and some research shows that difficulty sleeping can make pain seem worse. Your doctor may be able to identify the causes of your pain, administer therapeutic treatment for alleviation […]

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Finding Natural Migraine Pain Relief

October 19, 2015

“Just about everyone has headaches,” reports the Migraine Research Foundation, “but migraine is not just a bad headache. It is an extremely debilitating collection of neurological symptoms that usually includes a severe recurring intense throbbing pain on one side of the head (although in 1/3 of migraine attacks, both sides are affected). Attacks last between 4 and […]

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Easing Weekend Warrior Pain Woes

October 12, 2015

Are you a weekend warrior?  A weekend warrior is defined as a person who engages in athletic activity on weekends with minimal or no activity during the week.  Most warriors simply don’t have the time during the week to exercise with the intermittent strenuous activity increasing their risk of injury. Can a weekend warrior maintain […]

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Essential Oils for Pain Relief

October 2, 2015

Aromatherapy uses scents from essential plant oils that are either applied to the skin or inhaled. Aromatherapy for health purposes dates back thousands of years, playing an important role in the medical systems of the Chinese, Indians, Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks. Today it is one of the alternative treatments used for a wide variety of […]

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