Yoga is hailed for its many health benefits, such as stress reduction and joint pain relief. But did you know that there are certain yoga poses that can help with your digestive problems, including constipation. Constipation can happen...Show More Summary
Heartburn isn’t fun. This painful sensation puts a damper on your day and causes great discomfort. It can feel like there’s no relief for your heartburn symptoms, even after you’ve tried over-the-counter medicines and home remedies. [Photos:...Show More Summary
Greece continues to be broken on the rack of austerity. How far might the IMF's insistence on reducing the pain level actually get?
From Dorothy Sayers’ essay Why Work? It is always strange and painful to have to change a habit of mind; though, when we have made the effort, we may find a great relief, even a sense of adventure and delight, in getting rid of the false and returning to the true.
Myoscience, a company based in Fremont, California won FDA clearance for its iovera cryoneurolysis system to be used for symptom and pain relief in the knees arising from osteoarthritis. The company’s so-called Focused Cold Therapy delivery system pumps pressurized liquid nitrous oxide (N2O) to the treatment tip, where it is made to turn to a gas and […]
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A team of investigators found patients who had higher pain catastrophising, the degree of an exaggerated, negative response to pain, were more likely to take opioids for pain relief. They found that patients who used opioids to manage their knee pain before their total knee replacement had less pain relief after the operation.
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Though some people surely benefit from acupuncture for the treatment of pain, its drawbacks (cost, length of treatment sessions, short duration of relief) mean that it may be a less effective choice than physical therapy or a medication. The post Acupuncture: A point in the right direction, or a stab in the dark? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
According to a new study, drinking two beers in a row is a faster and more effective way to relieve pain than codeine or paracetamol. No, really. More »
Southern California Edison customers looking to cure their power-bill pain might find some relief in Los Angeles County’s new government-run energy program — but the track records of similar public energy efforts show that the initial cost advantage doesn’t last. From California to Massachusetts,...
Today’s guest post is offered up by a good friend of Mark’s Daily Apple—Genevieve Howland, aka Mama Natural. Very few people embrace pain. Sure, we’ve all said “no pain no gain” at the gym. But, as humans, we have a primal, hardwired instinct...Show More Summary
Deltoid muscle pain can cause unpleasant shoulder and upper arm pain that makes movement difficult. Deltoid muscle pain can be mild or severe, but either way, sufferers are usually anxious to find relief so they can return to normalShow More Summary
(American Chemical Society) To treat headaches, back pain or fever, most of us have reached for ibuprofen at one point or another. But we often have to take doses every four to six hours if the pain warrants it. Now scientists are working on a way to package the commonly used drug so it can last longer. Show More Summary
Brachioradialis pain occurs when the muscles in the forearm are overexerted. The brachioradialis is a muscle that serves to provide flexion at the elbow as well as support the extension of the wrist, and it spans the length of the … The...Show More Summary
The outer edge of the ear is primarily made up of cartilage, and in some individuals, a sudden sensation of ear cartilage pain may occur. The initial presentation may feel like a pinch or a sharp pain in the outer … The post Ear cartilage...Show More Summary
Gout can be a confusing topic, but your friends at Bel Marra want to make this arthritic condition crystal clear to you and how it may affect your quality of life. We have taken the time to round up the … The post Gout update: Purine-rich foods, gout diet, rheumatoid arthritis, gout pain relief appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Elizabeth Starrels sat in the examining chair of a Washington ear, nose and throat specialist in October 2012, weeping in frustration and pain. For the previous four months, Starrels, then 52, had been battling painful mouth sores that were getting worse. Eating had become a near impossibility,...
Lower back pain is the leading cause of job disability in the world. About one in ten people have it, and for many who develop back pain, the condition becomes chronic. Now, a new study finds that massage may provide lasting relief for chronic lower back pain, according to research published in the journal Pain…
An international research team has now shown that this multifaceted compound can also have an unpleasant side effect. Salicylic acid forms complexes with iron and lab tests showed that the iron limitation strongly promotes formation of biofilms by Staphylococcus aureus. Show More Summary
By refusing to accept their inability to separate pain relief from addiction, physicians have long suffered the sin of hubrisand their patients have paid the price.