Patrick Compton

Patrick Compton is the Associate Director of Face of Indawgyi and is working to promote sustainable development in northern Myanmar. He has an M.A. in International Studies from Korea University and extensive experience in global business trends, digital marketing and education. In his free time, he enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics and actively promotes healthy lifestyle choices in his local community.
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7 Tips for the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain affects millions of Americans each year. Whether it’s mild discomfort from sitting too long at work, or severe, disrupting pain,...

Home Cures: Natural Remedies For Sleep Apnea

22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Amongst this population, nearly 80% of moderate to severe cases go undiagnosed. This means that a lot...

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pain

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pain Overview According to the National Institute of Health, over 25 million adults in the United States (over 11%) experience pain...

The Natural Healing Powers Of Apple Cider Vinegar For Back Pain

Apple Cider Vinegar for Back Pain Overview Are you wondering if apple cider vinegar for back pain is really a thing? Or if apple cider...

Does CBD Water Help Chronic Back Pain?

CBD for Back Pain Overview Over the last few years, cannabidiol (CBD) has skyrocketed in popularity. As a result, new federal and state regulations have...

How To Spot Life Threatening Black Mold

The effects of black mold could be life-threatening. Use this reference on how to spot black mold so you know what to do next. Watch...

7 Best Office Supplies for Carpal Tunnel

It is estimated that upwards of 10 million people suffer from acute carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) symptoms each year. That’s not to mention those who suffer...

Video Games May Play an Important Role in Pain Treatment

If you’re looking for an excuse to enjoy a little time on the couch playing video games, there’s good news for you. Recent studies...

Chronic Conditions: What is Autoimmune Disease Rash?

Across the world, people are discovering strange rashes that seem to have no cause. For the 23% of Americans who suffer from autoimmune rash...

When to Worry About Lower Back Pain

More than 80 percent of Americans experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. For most of us, mild back discomfort is...

Real Relief: How to Reduce IBS Symptoms

12% of US adults suffer and look for relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, IBS causes moderate to severe symptoms that can disrupt...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Chronic Pain

In the aftermath of the opioid crisis, both doctors and patients are looking to safer pain management alternatives. This has fueled renewed research into...

How Is My Peripheral Neuropathy Causing Lower Back Pain?

Almost all adults struggle with lower back pain at some point in their lives. There are many causes of this chronic lower back pain,...

5 Essential Principles for Living With Pain

Chronic pain affects millions of Americans each year. But people living with chronic pain know that pain is more than just physical discomfort. It...

Watch Out For These Signs Of Autoimmune Disorders

We all suffer from stress. Between managing our careers, keeping up our social lives, taking care of our families, and everything else life throws...

5 Things That Make Migraines Worse

With everything we know about human health, you might be surprised to learn that doctors and researchers still don’t know the exact cause of...

Chronic Illness Patients Face Challenges With Accessibility

The CDC recently reported 90% of the $3.3 trillion spent on health care in the U.S. annually goes to the treatment of chronic and...

Government Scrutiny on Opioids Impacts Chronic Pain Sufferers

In 2016, more than 42,000 people died from opioid overdoses — a fivefold increase from 1999. Overprescription and easy access led to the skyrocketing epidemic...

5 Pain-Friendly Hobbies for Any Age

Having an active lifestyle is the key to health. Doctors have found countless benefits from reduced risk of heart attack and stroke to better...

Navigating Long Term Disability Insurance with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a reality for over 50 million Americans. This is more than just the occasional backache or headache, but serious discomfort that...

Essential Guide for Summer Travel with Chronic Pain

Summer travel season is the perfect occasion to take time off from work and head out to find some fun. For those suffering from...

How Chronic Pain Can Affect Job Performance

The expressions “just walk it off” and “grin and bear it" are common. The problem with these sayings is that they don’t really work...

Opioid Addiction is A Chronic Disease: Treat It As Such

The CDC recently estimated that there are over 1,000 visits daily to the emergency room and 91 deaths related to opioid overdose. To put...

The Future is Now: Innovations in Pain Management

Pain management is rapidly changing. There are two driving forces for this. First, the growing opioid crisis has encouraged a national dialogue. More health...

Managing ENT Pain Part III: Throat Pain and Headaches

Aside from having a few too many glasses of wine the night before, more often than not the source of many headaches can be...

Managing ENT Pain Part II: Nose Pain and Headaches

Headaches are not just uncomfortable. They’re expensive. In this second installment of our series on headache disorders, we’ll examine nose pain and headaches and...

Managing ENT Pain Part I: Ear Pain and Headaches

Headaches are a common cause of medical complaints. There are a wide variety of causes for them and they are linked to countless health...

5 Simple Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmjnI_DulLY&feature=youtu.be The CDC recently announced that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. That’s 20% of the adult-age population. However, between the recent opioid...

A Breakdown of Fibromyalgia Tender Points

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...

5 Advantages of Living with High Functioning Anxiety

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...

Here’s What Happens When You Quit Smoking

It's now nearly impossible for someone to not know that smoking is harmful. The warning labels on packages, the successful anti-smoking campaigns, the lessons...

Shingles Pain: What You Should Know

Most of us had chicken pox when we were children. Memories of oatmeal baths and calamine lotion problem come to mind. Shingles are the...

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis is likely a term that you haven’t heard before unless you’ve been diagnosed with the condition. It's a condition that affects roughly 1 in...

How to Battle Insomnia Caused by Chronic Pain

Sleep is essential. It’s the time when your body gets the much-needed rest it needs to recover, heal, and stay healthy. Unfortunately, people with...

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