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A Breakdown of Fibromyalgia Tender Points

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Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 200-400 million people worldwide. The condition varies significantly from person to person and includes ranges of pain and tenderness. Fibromyalgia is a complex condition that can make you feel sore all over - especially on the tender points on the...

5 Sciatica Stretches for Back Pain Relief

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Finding relief from your sciatica pain can feel like a lot of trial and error. The symptoms of pain, including numbness and tingling, can make it a challenge to both your work life and personal life. If you're one of the millions of people...

Heart Healthy Diet Tips for American Heart Month

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February is American Heart Month, and the goal for this month is to raise awareness about heart disease and how to prevent it. You can help prevent heart disease by making key lifestyle choices and sustaining them throughout your life. In this guide, we'll look...

Watch Out for Sneaky Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation throughout the body. It targets all of your joints, leaving you with stiffness and pain. What many people don’t know about rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is it can manifest in many ways throughout your body. The...

What is Opioid Addiction?

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Talk about the opioid epidemic in America has been all over the news recently. It is an issue of vital concern affecting Americans today, and with so much information available, it can be challenging to know what is good and what is bad information. What...

Women & Chronic Pain: Talking About Pain in Daily Life

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Physical pain is not the only thing that those who live with chronic pain manage on a daily basis. Over 100 million Americans coping with chronic pain know just how true this is. This seems to be especially true for women. While both men and...

3 Essential Tips: How to Overcome Eating Disorders

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Do you or a loved one have an unhealthy relationship with food? Do you have a close friend who has recently lost a dramatic amount of weight? Or maybe she/he has exhibited warning signs such as developing strict food rituals? Have friends and family...

How to Improve Your Diet for Fibromyalgia Relief

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoXR4x9MClc&feature=youtu.be  Managing symptoms of fibromyalgia is often a bit of a trial and error process. Medications, lifestyle changes and therapies like chiropractic work are an important part of that process. But did you know that focusing on a healthy diet may also play a vital...

Tips to Combat Chronic Pain and Dental Health Discomfort

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Chronic facial pain is a persistent problem for many patients. It may result in psychopathologic symptoms such as depression as well as have effects on their digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, endocrine, immune and central nervous systems. A large number of patients with chronic pain are acknowledging...

4 Tips to Improve Your Quality of Life With Migraines

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 https://www.youtube.com/embed/EIgzxBePLPY  Friends may say they understand your pain. But unless they've had them themselves, it’s impossible for them to fully understand how debilitating chronic migraines can be. Unlike having a cold, sore throat or normal headache, you can’t easily shake off migraine headaches. What’s worse...

5 Important Facts About Veterans and Chronic Pain Management

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Returning service members are likely to experience a variety of chronic pain conditions. They may be the result of injury sustained in field operations or in other types of service. They are often associated with other conditions prevalent among veterans such as post-traumatic stress...

5 Advantages of Living with High Functioning Anxiety

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Over 40 million American adults suffer from an anxiety condition. Anxiety manifests itself in many different forms- from physical symptoms like sweating and trembling to mental effects like feeling tense and nervous. Nonetheless, anxiety sometimes gets an unnecessarily bad rap. Anxiety disorders also have their...

Can Cryotherapy Help Manage Your Pain?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQt_6TlHdrI&feature=youtu.be  Some people may be able to handle it better than others, but pain is no one’s ally. From daily pain to debilitating days, there are solutions other than addicting pain medications that some doctors hand out all too freely. Cryotherapy for pain management is...

7 Common Medications for Fibromyalgia Pain

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Fibromyalgia can be difficult to treat because symptoms and response to the treatment vary from person to person. To date, no universally effective treatment for fibromyalgia has been found. Medication does not provide a cure for this disease. However, there are several common medications...

Live Without Heart Pain: Your Guide to Live Heart Smart

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As you may know, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. That’s why it’s critically important to know how to live without heart pain. February...