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Concussions: Underestimated and Misunderstood

The Effects of a Concussion Can Last a Lifetime A concussion can affect the brain in a number of ways. Some of which can linger for a long time. A concussion can impair cognitive abilities like...
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Recognizing Pain in Alzheimer’s Sufferers

Alzheimer's disease is a brutal affliction that strips away a person's humanity. It robs patients of their memories while simultaneously removing their ability to communicate coherently. Often, those afflicted are difficult to treat due...
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Sports Injuries: Why You Shouldn’t Play Through the Pain

Sports injuries, though unintentional, are incredibly common. Each year about 12 million people between the ages of 5 and 22 suffer a sport-related injury. Numbers are high among adults, as well. In 2012 alone,...
Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Due to Chemotherapy

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Due to Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is still the most common and effective treatment for many types of cancer. However, it comes with a variety of side effects that you might need to manage. While chemotherapy kills the cancer...
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Does Weather Affect Pain? Here’s What We Know

What is the Study? A team of medical practitioners in the United Kingdom is encouraging people with arthritis and other chronic pain conditions to share information about their symptoms via smartphone. By examining the symptoms...
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Talking to Kids About Your Pain

Here are 6 ways to start and keep the conversation going: If you're a parent living with pain, it's easy to clam up around your children about how much and why you hurt. But that's...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Foods that Help

Ensure your meals are loaded with Omega-3 and antioxidants to keep your RA at bay. With so many new medicines and medical devices on the market, you may sometimes lose sight of other remedies and...
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Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis can be difficult, but you can make it fun. Try our recommendations and get back on track in no time.When coping with RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis), having flexible joints and leading...

Study: Funding, Access to Care Needed for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The nonprofit Rheumatoid Patient Foundation recently released a white paper on the results of a survey of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, "Unmasking Rheumatoid Disease: The Patient Experience of Rheumatoid Arthritis." RA activist Kelly Young...
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Members only: Mother’s Day Gift Idea #1

At PainResource.com, our mission is to help you live more and hurt less everyday and in every way from the physical to the financial. Leading up to Mother's Day, May 12, we'll bring you...

Get Up & Move: Avoid Office Aches and Pains

You might want to sit down for this news. But don't. You see, numerous studies show that sitting for six hours or more a day is hazardous to your health. The human body was...

High Levels of Fluoride in Tea Linked to Chronic Pain

Could That Morning Cup of Earl Grey Be Causing Your Aches? By Lisa DavisPeople are passionate about their tea. Drinking it is serious business, with many tea lovers turning their daily cups into English-inspired rituals...
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Real Issues that People Living with Chronic Pain Face Every Day

Having Pain Can Mean Making Tough ChoicesBy Lisa DavisAn article by Toni Bernhard, J.D., published earlier this year in Psychology Today, discussed an important point: Having chronic pain can feel like a full-time job....
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Walgreens Will See You Now

You probably already know that big changes are coming for many, if not most, Americans when a number of significant changes from the Affordable Care Act (also called Obamacare) are implemented next January. Among...
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New Data: Opioids Are Driving More Overdoses

If you're taking an opioid for pain relief, you know it comes with risks, including the worst one that you could die from an overdose. Data released in February by the National Center for...

2012: Top Trending Health Issue on Google

Some 59 percent of Americans who use the Web say they've searched for health information online in the past year, according to January data from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. It has...
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Study: Antidepressant Eases Nerve Pain From Chemo

Cancer comes with all kinds of pain, sometimes from the disease itself, and often directly and indirectly from treatment, including the discomforts caused by chemotherapy. As many as 40 percent of cancer patients who...
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Pain is Undertreated: Many Americans Aren’t Getting Relief

You've probably heard the stat: Some 76 million Americans are dealing with persistent pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's a shocking number by any measure.There is an inordinate number...

Footwear Relieves Arthritic Knees

Flexible soles slow down knee osteoarthritisBy Margaret JaworskiRelief for knees swollen and stiff from osteoarthritis looks like a shoe-in. The results of a soon-to-be published study confirm that wearing footwear with flexible soles can...

Life Goes On: A Mom’s Chronic Pain and a Debilitating Illness Impacts The Entire...

Carla Valentino knows all too well the toll pain can take on a mom and her loved ones.By Mary Beth SammonsThe 45-year-old mom of two from Land O' Lakes, Fla. was an active small...

A Tribute to the Inspiration Behind Pain Resource

Today is the birthday of our founder Kimberly Grady Brock, and that alone makes it a very special day for us here at Pain Resource.However, we are also celebrating what would have been the...
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Add These Steps to Your Anti-Arthritis Plan

For the more than 46 million people in the United States living with arthritis, life means some amount of pain most days, and, for some, every day. With so many millions affected, it's little...
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Living Easier with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune disease characterized by inflammation of the lining of the joints (synovium).By Margaret JaworskiThe persistent inflammation leads to painful stiffness, redness, and swelling in the joints that over time...

Can An Anti-Inflammation Diet Cure Your Pain?

Inflammation is at the Heart of Practically Every Serious Disease, Including Many Chronic Pain Conditions. By Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D.Have you ever been so mad you could scream? You feel the anger rising from your...