Hot Pepper Helps Provide Pain Relief For IBS Sufferers An estimated 50 million people in the United States come down with food poisoning every year. And though thousands do die each year from food poisoning, most live to eat another day. Show More Summary
Cracked heels look bad, snag on blankets and clothes, and can be downright painful. Treat them overnight with coconut oil for some relief. Read more...
After a somber trip to London with Carole Radziwill and Dorinda Medley on this week’s Real Housewives of New York, the juxtaposition of wackiness at Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl Red party was a relief in many ways. Bethenny blogs about...Show More Summary
In one new study, subjects who knew they were taking a placebo still reported feeling pain relief.
Patients who received a novel high frequency form of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapy experienced significantly greater, long-term relief for both chronic back and leg pain, when compared to a traditional low frequency form of SCS therapy, investigators report in a new article.
Got cramps? You're not alone. Many women suffer from severe menstrual pain (known as dysmenorrhea) with sharp, throbbing, burning, or nauseating cramps in their lower abdomen and back. The cramps may come right before you get your period...Show More Summary
According to a study published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists(r) (ASA(r)), patients who received a novel high frequency form of spinal cord stimulation...Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_1745" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image Courtesy of dan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] One of the most difficult things about living with chronic pain can be finding relief. Oh, yes, we work with our doctors, physical therapists, and other medical professionals to do this. Show More Summary
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People with chronic back, neck or joint pain commonly seek acupuncture and chiropractic care for relief, but many don’t tell their doctors about it, a new study reports.
That is, when it comes to depression, NSAIDs might not be helpful, their mechanism of action is not yet fully explained, and, really, most would agree that being diagnosed with a heart attack or stroke would most likely not result in less depression in an already depressed individual.
Chronic pain caused by the nerve damage of type 2 diabetes, surgical amputation, chemotherapy and other conditions is especially intractable because it resists painkilling medications. But in a study on mice, a Duke University team has shown that injections of stem cells from bone marrow might be able to relieve this type of neuropathic pain. Show More Summary
Researchers have identified a promising stem cell based-therapy to address the chronic pain that affects more than one-third of the US adult population. In mice, bone marrow stromal cells were found to provide lasting relief for chronic pain caused by nerve damage. Show More Summary
Simple Stretches Can Bring Relief From Lower Back Pain And Sciatica Yoga teacher and licensed massage practitioner Jen Hillman demonstrate some easy full body yoga stretches for the hips, butt, and lower back which help relax the muscles and bring relief. Show More Summary
Greece’s financial drama has dominated the headlines for five years for one reason: the stubborn refusal of our creditors to offer essential debt relief. Why, against common sense, against the IMF’s verdict and against the everyday practices...Show More Summary
Most people who are treated with spinal cord stimulation due to painful diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage, achieve long-term relief, according to a new study from the Netherlands... The post Spinal Cord Stimulation Effective for Neuropathy Pain Over the Long Term appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
A study published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists(r) (ASA(r)), found patients who were prescribed opioids to treat chronic lower back pain experienced significantly less pain relief and were more likely to abuse their medication when they had psychiatric disorders.
Eduardo Porter, writing for the NYT: It is an image that still resonates today. To critics of Germany’s insistence that Athens must agree to more painful austerity before any sort of debt relief can be put on the table, it serves asShow More Summary
For the longest time, doctors basically ignored the most basic and frustrating part of being sick — pain. In this lyrical, informative talk, Latif Nasser tells the extraordinary story of wrestler and doctor John J. Bonica, who persuaded...Show More Summary