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Is Your Job the Real Reason Behind Your Anxiety?

Work Stress
Many people live with anxiety. In fact, there are different types and levels of anxiety, and they all cause varying symptoms. Sometimes it may feel like you can’t catch a break from anxiety. Anxiety may stem from many sources of stress, including your job....

Take Off on a Pain-Free Vacation

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Vacations are a great way to refresh and reset your body and mind. However, when you live with pain, jockeying for a spot at the beach or squeezing onto another overbooked flight are more than just nuisances; they're triggers. To ensure your next trip...

5 Ways to Detox after Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a time to show appreciation for the things that we have in life with the people that we love. It’s also a time to overindulge in meals that aren’t easy on the waistline.After the big Thanksgiving meal you might feel lethargic, bloated...

Practicing Gratitude to Fight Pain

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During the holidays, gratitude and feeling thankful are regular topics of conversation. Many people talk about all the people and things they feel grateful for.Sometimes it can be hard to feel thankful when you’re living with pain or depression. Practicing gratitude during the holidays...

New Study Shows Vitamin D May Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

vitamin D
A team of researchers at University of Birmingham has discovered that maintaining sufficient levels of vitamin D in the body could help prevent the onset of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.The study, published in the Journal of Autoimmunity, found that maintaining levels of...

What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

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About Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that causes weakness, numbness and pain, typically occurring in your hands and feet. People with peripheral neuropathy generally describe a tingling feeling, or stabbing or burning pain.Peripheral neuropathy is caused when damage occurs to your peripheral nerves....

Healthy (and Guiltless) Thanksgiving Recipes to Enjoy

Thanksgiving
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you might be wondering how you’re going to stay on track with your healthy eating goals. Rich desserts, hearty casseroles and lots of high calorie dishes typically line many tables. Here are some healthy Thanksgiving recipes to help...

Exercise and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Aerobic Exercise Can Be Safe and Effective for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis A study by medical researchers in France found that cardio exercise can actually help people with rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, exercise can actually lessen joint pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from the University...

Hypnosis for Chronic Pain – Does it Work?

hypnosis
Did you know that clinical hypnosis is a thoroughly researched and respected pain treatment option for people with acute and chronic pain? In fact, it has even been found to be more effective than other treatments that involve attention, physical therapy and education. Believe...

Could a Leaky Gut Be the Cause of Your Chronic Pain?

leaky gut
Many nutritionists talk about leaky gut syndrome, and how it can be hurting your health. However, leaky gut is often under diagnosed, and if left untreated, can lead to chronic health problems, such as fatigue, anxiety, depression, muscle and joint pain and more.If you...

The Silent Power of a Morning Ritual

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Many people know that having a morning routine is beneficial. However, it can be hard to find the time and energy to develop that routine, especially for someone living with chronic pain. Chronic pain is draining and causes fatigue, even if you’ve had a...

“Prayer Never Goes Unanswered:” Darryl Strawberry on Power of Prayer

Darryl Strawberry
Four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry says do not underestimate the power of prayer.“I think it’s very important that people understand that prayer does work,” Strawberry said in response to critics of “thoughts and prayers” after a tragedy.Many political leaders, including President Donald Trump...

Can Stem Cell Therapy Reduce Joint Pain?

joint pain
For people living with joint pain, finding the right treatment option can be a long road. Joint pain may be caused from a variety of conditions, such as arthritis, autoimmune diseases and injuries. Everyone is different, so joint pain affects people differently. With recent...