Role of Nutrition & Exercise with Arthritis

February 8, 2016

While exercise can help reduce arthritic pain, what exercises are recommended for people with arthritis who experience joint pain?  How can an arthritis sufferer create a work-out that will increase flexibility and reduce inflammation?  Are there nutritional recommendations that can ease the pain of arthritis? The Mayo Clinic reports that “exercise is crucial for people […]

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Consumers Overuse OTC Pain Pills – Alternative Topical Treatment Overlooked

February 1, 2016

As reported in a new study, featured on The Today Show,  too many Americans are ignoring the labels on OTC pain medications and that’s leading to serious health problems according to physician and consumer surveys released by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). This practice puts people at risk of overdose which can lead to serious […]

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Holistic Remedies for Natural Pain Relief

January 25, 2016

In addition to the Salonpas line of products, what are safe and effective pain management options for pain sufferers?   Salonpas interviewed Jonci Jensen, ND, an Adjunct Professor at Bastyr University, whose practice is based largely in treating chronic pain diseases with naturopathic and homeopathic medicine, to discuss why she specializes in this area of medicine […]

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Reducing Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

January 14, 2016

Did you know that 1.3M Americans have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? RA can be hard to diagnose because the types and severity of symptoms vary from person to person. What are the signs and symptoms of RA?  How can someone get diagnosed and what can an RA sufferer do to relieve pain and experience a healthy […]

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Nutrition Experts “Weigh” in on Popular Diets

January 11, 2016

Every few months, another weight loss diet craze rolls through our nation prodding people to endure juice fasts, alkaline-centric foods, and any other wild and crazy idea that may make some cash for the diet czar.  Salonpas® interviewed some leading nutrition and wellness authorities for their take on some popular weight loss regimes: Paleolithic Diet […]

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Facts and Fallacies on Weight Loss

January 4, 2016

Fats are good.  Fats are bad. Carbohydrates are good. Carbohydrates are the enemy. With the myriad of conflicting information bandied about, how can someone who wants to lose weight sort facts from fallacies? In the spirit of the New Year and the new “you,” Salonpas® interviewed leading nutrition experts to discuss how to best get to […]

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Go Natural When Reducing Pain

December 14, 2015

In addition to safer topical OTC medicines like the suite of patch, spray and lotion products from Salonpas®, natural pain relievers may be the answer to helping you become less reliant on prescription or OTC pain pill medication. Some all natural pain management options include: Exercise to Release Endorphins – “Exercising 30 minutes a day […]

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Make a Resolution to Reduce Pain!

December 14, 2015

Every New Year’s Day, many people make a promise to themselves to engage in an act of self-improvement or to be nicer to others.  Many people make a resolution to improve their physical well-being by eating healthier foods, losing weight, exercising more, drinking less alcohol and quitting smoking. If you suffer from mild, moderate or […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly (and Pain-free)

December 11, 2015

As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by winter’s unpredictable weather, many of us suffer from extra aches and pains that are exacerbated by the pressures of the holiday season.   Salonpas® offers some tips and techniques, from our cast of medical authorities, to ensure a happy, healthy and pain-free holiday season: Making a List […]

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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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