Phoebe Brown

Phoebe Brown is a freelance writer in the spheres of health, travel, fitness and lifestyle. She is a graduate of University of South Florida with a degree in English. She enjoys running marathons, swimming and working with community service health initiatives.
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Your Sleep Apnea Could Be Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Understanding sleep apnea Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is disrupted during sleep. These pauses in breathing last for at least 10 seconds and...

Don’t Let Fibromyalgia Ruin Your Sleep

Like many chronic pain conditions, fibromyalgia causes everything from trouble falling asleep and difficulty staying asleep to outright insomnia. Even if you manage to...

Healthy (and Guiltless) Thanksgiving Recipes to Enjoy

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,...

5 Common Causes of Abdominal Pain

Everyone experiences abdominal pain at some point in their lives. There are many causes of abdominal pain, and the reason behind the pain varies....

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease & Assessing Pain in People with Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is the most prevalent form of dementia, a term that encases the symptoms of degenerative brain diseases that impair the cognitive functioning...

The Isolating Loneliness of Living with Chronic Pain

For people living with chronic pain, every day can feel like an uphill battle. Chronic pain is often caused by an underlying condition, such...

Juicing for Pain Relief

Looking for Juicing for Pain Relief information and recipes? You have come to the right place. Pain Resource has many articles to help with...

Help! Why Is My Skin Sensitive To Touch?

Is your skin sensitive to touch all of a sudden? Let's explore possible causes and treatments. Skin Sensitive To Touch Overview Since your skin is the...

5 Mantras for Pain Management

When you live with chronic pain, you often look for ways to manage pain throughout the day. Finding simple, gentle pain management techniques are...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Shingles

Shingles is a painful condition that often follows chickenpox, decades later. Shingles, also called Herpes Zoster,"zoster", or "zona", is a condition that causes numerous painful side...

I Have Cancer: Now What Do I Do?

When a diagnosis of cancer hits home, it may be hard to figure out how to keep your composure and what to expect. Follow...

How to Reduce the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a rather widespread problem that affects a lot of people around the world. Men between the ages of 40 to 70...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease is a devastating, inherited disease, but life with CMT doesn't have to be grim. Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome is a series...

Fibromyalgia Associated With Premature Brain Aging

Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes widespread muscle and joint pain and can be categorized as either a musculoskeletal disease or psychological disorder. The...

Raise Your Hand: The Effects Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a neuropathic condition in which the median nerve that runs through the wrist is compressed, usually caused by repetitive use...

Cycling To Help With Arthritis

Arthritis can hit anybody without warning regardless of age. It is very a very painful condition that often gets worse with time. In many...

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is most common in women in their 30s and 40s, but it can affect any female who menstruates. It is a disease in which...

Make a Dream Board for Success in 2018

Life can feel overwhelming at times, especially when you’re living with chronic pain. You may feel like there’s no point in setting goals because...

What Is Carpal Tunnel?

People living with carpal tunnel often experience tingling, numbness and other symptoms in their hands and arms. It occurs when a nerve is compressed...

Getting Through the Holidays with Chronic Pain

The holidays are filled with festive parties, decorations and big family meals. While the holiday season is fun, it can also be very stressful,...

Learning to Accept Living with Chronic Pain

Whether you’re newly diagnosed with a condition that causes chronic pain or you’ve lived with it for a long time, living with chronic pain...

5 Gifts People with Chronic Pain Actually Want

It’s the holiday season, and a lot of people are shopping for the perfect gifts for their families and friends. However, finding that gift...

Is Your Job the Real Reason Behind Your Anxiety?

Many people live with anxiety. In fact, there are different types and levels of anxiety, and they all cause varying symptoms. Sometimes it may...

Practicing Gratitude to Fight Pain

During the holidays, gratitude and feeling thankful are regular topics of conversation. Many people talk about all the people and things they feel grateful...

The Silent Power of a Morning Ritual

Many people know that having a morning routine is beneficial. However, it can be hard to find the time and energy to develop that...

Can Stem Cell Therapy Reduce 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...

How to Live with Emotional Impact of Chronic Pain

Talk With a Counselor The dark cloud over your head can affect your relationships with family, friends, and coworkers. Your job can suffer from a...

Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Strength Training Many people with Rheumatoid Arthritis think that in order for your muscles to get strong, you have to lift heavy weights, but that's...

Is Food Triggering Your Migraines?

You want the food you eat to nourish your body. For many migraine sufferers food has the opposite effect. Discover some common problem foods...

Suffer From RA? Don’t Let Insomnia Get the Best of You

Sleepless nights are an unfortunate reality for many people with rheumatoid arthritis. Poor sleep contributes to far more than fatigue. If you're not getting...

Is Stress the Cause of Your Back Pain?

How Stress Can Cause Back Pain While physical pain can certainly lead to stress, the opposite can also be true. In fact, Tension Myositis Syndrome...

Understanding 5 Common Types of Headaches

Although no headaches are pleasant, they are not all created equal. There are several kinds of headaches, each with its own symptoms and treatment...

3 Sleeping Positions to Help Relieve Back Pain

Back pain can derail a good nights sleep. Sleeping with back pain can make the night long and miserable. With a little bit of preparation,...

Medical Marijuana for Pain: Better to Toke or Take in a Pill?

There's some solid research showing that marijuana can help ease nausea and vomiting, as well as various types of pain, including some types of...

Tackling The Issue Of Medical Marijuana For Chronic Pain

Regardless of personal belief regarding the legality of medical marijuana, studies proving its effectiveness for chronic pain are interesting. Currently, 29 states and DC...

Don’t Miss These Commonly Overlooked Treatments for Back Pain

Let's look at some common and effective treatments for back pain: Use hot and cold therapy The process of alternating between heat and cold can really...

How to Help Your Child Manage Chronic Pain at School

It is heartbreaking to know that your child suffers from chronic pain. Every day is a challenge. Follow these steps to develop a strategy...

A Parents’ Guide to Help With Childhood Cancer Pain

Facing childhood cancer is devastating for the entire family. A parent may be overwhelmed and unsure how to help. The tips below explain tactics to...

Managing Chronic Pain in College

Adjusting to college life can be challenging—especially when chronic pain weighs you down. However, it's a challenge you can overcome with proper planning and...

4 Common Causes of Fibromyalgia Flares

Overexertion It's important to make sure you don't push yourself too far physically. If you do, you can trigger a flare. The balance of staying...

How to Help Someone With Chronic Pain

More than 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. Injuries and various conditions can cause problems that take a toll on sufferers and the...

Relationship Advice for Those With Chronic Pain

Communicate With the People Around You Communication is the foundation of any strong relationship, so make sure you remember to talk with the ones you...

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