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    Domarchiné Thompson

    Domarchiné Thompson is a health and wellness writer for Pain Resource. She enjoys learning about new health trends and technologies and writing about how they can impact people's lives. In her spare time, she enjoys watching the latest movies and spending time with friends and family.
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    You know how it goes—working, going to school, doing homework, keeping a clean house, getting the kids to their sports or other hobbies, cooking...

    Love Your Skin: The Best Essential Oils for Eczema

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    Healthy Caribbean Casserole

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    Kale Chips Recipe

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    5 Tips To Help You Stop Car Back Pain

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    The word "monogenic" is a scientific one and is often used to describe diseases that result from single gene modifications in all cells of...

    How Do I Tackle Cancer Pain?

    If you're fighting cancer, you likely deal with pain to some extent. Sometimes you might have several different forms of pain, making it difficult...

    Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Take These Steps

    October is upon us, and with it comes many opportunities to learn about specific health conditions such as sudden cardiac arrest and raise awareness...

    Here’s How You Can Enjoy the Holidays with Chronic Pain

    The holidays are meant to be enjoyed by all of us. If you’re someone who is living with chronic pain, you’re likely worried about...

    Aeroflow CBD Oil Provides Natural Approach to Pain Management

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    5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency You Must Know

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    Ask the Experts: What Is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

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    Narcan: What Is It and How Did it Revive Demi Lovato?

    When news broke that Demi Lovato overdosed on heroin, people were in shock. The singer had been sober for six years. It was only...

    7 Dental Care Tips for Better Oral Health

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    Exercise and Physical Activity for Seniors: Getting Fit for Life

    Frequently Asked Questions What are the best balance exercises for seniors? Check out these balance exercises you can do anytime, anywhere. Good balance can help you prevent falls. I...

    Healthy Habits Can Lengthen Your Life

    Have you heard the advice to exercise, choose a healthy diet, keep a lean weight, never smoke, and limit alcohol? Researchers wanted to find out...

    Reprogramming Genes to Keep Joints Healthy

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    What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a serious, long-term illness that affects many body systems. Another name for it is myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)....

    What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

    Psoriatic arthritis can occur in people who have psoriasis (scaly red and white skin patches). It affects the joints and areas where tissues attach to bone. The joints...

    What is Lupus?

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    National Senior Health and Fitness Day Exercises

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    Ginger Mint Lemonade Recipe

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    Coconut-Blueberry Smoothie

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    What is Diabetes?

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    Soothing Quinoa Cereal

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    Women with Gestational Diabetes May be at Risk for Kidney Disease

    Gestational diabetes may predispose women to early-stage kidney damage, a precursor to chronic kidney disease, according to a study by researchers at the National...

    6 Things To Know About Mind and Body Practices for Fibromyalgia

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    5 Tips: What You Should Know About Tai Chi for Health

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    How Much Do Pain Specialists Earn?

    According to a report released by the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies, around 100 million adult Americans suffer from chronic pain. This...

    What are the Health Benefits of Turmeric?

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    How to Avoid Back Injury When Lifting Heavy Objects

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    Stretching 101

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    NIH-funded study suggests brain is hard-wired for chronic pain

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    Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts 

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    Strawberry Ghosts

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    Blueberry and Spinach Juice Recipe

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    Pineapple, Cucumber and Turmeric Juice Recipe

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    Here’s What We Know About Cannabis and Cancer

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    Painkiller Safety 101: Children

    If painkillers can cause serious complications in adults when used improperly, how cautious should we be when giving them to our children? Painkillers can...

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    Most of the time when people have back pain they attribute the aches to muscle soreness. Many people experience back pain after sitting in...

    What is the Link Between Women and Fibromyalgia

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    Treating Phantom Limb Pain With Virtual Reality

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