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The Keto Diet for Chronic Pain: Does it Work?

Anyone who suffers from chronic pain knows that medication alone doesn’t always eliminate the deep discomfort that comes along with your condition. Because of this, patients, doctors, and researchers suggest lifestyle changes to augment treatment options like painkillers. The ketogenic diet, which focuses on a...

The Best Sleeping Positions for Pain

best sleeping positions for pain
Chronic pain can have a major effect on your overall quality of sleep. According to the National Sleep Association, pain is a major factor in creating sleep debt. People who suffer from chronic pain experience lower sleep quality and higher stress levels. We’ve got...

Interview with Amy Orr, Author of Taming Chronic Pain

Interview with Amy Orr
We had the honor of speaking with Amy Orr, author of the upcoming book Taming Chronic Pain. The book serves as a guide for those suffering from chronic pain, from the perspective of someone who has dealt with her own chronic pain issues. Taming Chronic...

Your Guide to Peripheral Neuropathy and Alcohol Abuse

Peripheral Neuropathy and Alcohol
Long-term alcohol use can alter your life in many ways. One lesser-known consequence of alcohol abuse is a condition called peripheral (or alcoholic) neuropathy. In this article, we'll examine peripheral neuropathy and alcohol, as well as alcohol’s long-term effects on the body. A Little Background Peripheral...

Why Is My Pain Worse at Night?

Woman laying in bed with pain worse at night
We’ve all been there at some point. Whether you're suffering from a chronic condition or recovering from an illness or injury, your pain just seems to get worse at night. Nowadays, researchers have nicknamed this condition “painsomnia.” In fact, it’s common in people with...

Incorporate These Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods Into Your Diet

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods
When left untreated, inflammation can become a very debilitating condition, especially if it's chronic inflammation. While certain medications quickly and effectively reduce inflammation, they may come with side effects and usage limits that prevent long-term use. Instead, try changing your diet and lifestyle to reliably...

The Natural Healing Powers of Apple Cider Vinegar for Back Pain

Apple cider vinegar for back pain
Nearly 80% of adults experience some kind of back pain in their lifetime. Whether it's because of stress, age, diet, or exercise, there are a variety of reasons why our backs might be giving us a little trouble. These days, however, there is a...

Top Tips on Managing Allergy Headaches

how to manage allergy headaches
Although they're often referred to as "seasonal allergies", many people find themselves suffering from runny noses, itchy eyes, and headaches year-round. Whether it's tree pollen in the spring, grass in the summer or ragweed in the fall, each season brings its own share of...