All the senses can be used to help fight pain, including the sense of smell. Aromatherapy through the use of select essential oils can be an essential tool to reduce discomfort through relaxation, anti-inflammation, and improved sleep.
Pain in the pelvic area or the tail bone could be considered embarrassing by some because of the general area, but it helps to talk about it openly to share solutions. After seeing numerous doctors, one executive finally found relief through intensive physiotherapy where he learned to consciously relax those muscles. Read the full article here: Graham Smorgon’s battle with pelvic pain
With all the texting and gaming happening on devices, it’s no surprise that more people are getting tendonitis which is inflammation due to repetitive use. To prevent pain and damage in the fingers and wrists, try hot and cold bathing, stretches for the overused areas, and ergonomic supports during activity. Read the full article here: DIY Muscle Relief for Texting and Gaming Overload
Inflammation and autoimmune responses can both be major sources for pain in the body. To reset the system, a doctor has outlined a 30-day dietary program where she recommends certain foods and prohibits others. A second phase with more restrictive guidelines is also an option.
Spondyloarthritis is a term that isn’t heard often, but it’s a type of inflammatory back disease generally diagnosed in younger people. For those with the condition, simple back stretches in a chair or on a mat can help to improve mobility as long as they are done with proper form. Overall, exercise and weight loss can make a big difference in easing pain. Read the full article here: Stretching to ease back pain
As most of us probably know, digestive problems can be extremely uncomfortable to downright painful, whether it’s in the form of gas, bloating, heartburn, or constipation. These ten tips such as staying hydrated and eating whole foods can help your gut turn the corner to function pain-free over time. Read the full article here: 10 Simple Ideas To Heal Your Digestion Naturally
The effectiveness of homeopathic treatments has been debated for years, and it’s just gotten amped up with a recent Australian study that refuted the benefits. One doctor weighs in and attests to the benefits that his very own patients have gotten from such alternative therapies.
Osteoarthritis, or the breakdown of cartilage between joints, is one of the most common forms of arthritis and one of the leading causes of disability for older people. This U.S. News & World Report piece offers a good overview of the condition as well as recommendations for treatment, including hot and cold therapy, and diet, sleep, and exercise. Read the full article here: Living With Osteoarthritis
This expert in Ayurvedic medicine recommends four herbs that are used in other parts of the world for their medicinal powers. They include licorice, which can help to boost the immune system, and black pepper, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-drug resistance properties. Read the full article here: Four plants with the healing power to cure what ails you
In news that many chronic pain sufferers have been waiting for, Quell is now available for preorder on its Indiegogo fundraising site. Billed as the world’s first chronic pain relief wearable, the device is a clinically proven, FDA-cleared way of treating pain without medication.