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Researchers say present jellyfish sting recommendations may worsen stings. They have found vinegar and heat along with Sting No More Spray and Cream works best to treat jellyfish stings.
Jellyfish stings can ruin a nice day at the beach. Following old recommendations to treat painful jellyfish stings seems to only make things worse.
A recent study has shown craniosacral therapy to be effective in improving pain intensity, functional disability, and health-related quality of life. It is a non-invasive approach that uses gentle manual palpation techniques to release fascial restrictions between the cranium and the sacrum.
In this study, 54 patients were randomized into either 8 weekly units of craniosacral therapy or light-touch sham treatment.
Researchers say there is a great deal of promise in light therapy for the treatment of chronic pain.
Chronic pain can be very debilitating. Drugs to treat pain carry with them the risk of a myriad of adverse side effects including addiction, tolerance and withdrawal.
Can Using Earplugs Make You Not Need Painkillers? Here's Why Sleep Is So Important and How You Can Improve Yours
Can a $3 pair of earplugs save you thousands of dollars in insurance and pharmaceutical costs by making you not need painkillers? Here's the deal with sleep and how to improve yours.
Recent news reveals shocking information that about 33 percent of Americans who've been prescribed and taken painkillers end up addicted. Here's what you can do to fight and prevent addiction if you're currently taking painkillers.
Over 116 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, and treating that pain costs over $635 billion annually in the U.S. alone. Answers to the centuries-old question, “Why must we feel pain?” are finally available. Kristi Hughes writes.
The new book by Harvard-trained pain specialist Aneesh Singla, MD, Why It Hurts: A Physician’s Insights on the Purpose of Pain (January 17, 2017), dives
Tai Chi is a low-impact mind-body exercise with many health benefits, including the relief of chronic neck pain and improved quality of life.
Also called tai chi chuan, Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that is also practiced as a graceful form of exercise.
Do you suffer from pain and your doctor doesn’t seem to be of any help? Here’s a video about some causes of unexplainable pain and three common myths that could be interfering with your finding any relief.
According to a recent ABC News Good Morning America episode, millions of people suffer from chronic pain with at least half not finding any relief, let alone an accurate diagnosis to ident
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A new U.S. study has reviewed trial results on complementary health approaches for pain relief and has determined complementary health approaches often appear effective for helping to manage many pain conditions.
Pain is a very debilitating condition which often leads to treatment with drugs that cause even more problems due lack of effectiveness and side effects issues.
Are you struggling with fibromyalgia and wondering if St. John’s wort can help you?
St. John’s wort is a popular herb that has medicinal qualities and has been used as a natural remedy. Fibromyalgia patients share that this herb may help reduce depression and improve sleep.
If you're pregnant, you should stop taking Aspirin, Advil, and related pain relievers. New studies show it could be harming your baby's health.
Scientists have just released a statement finding that acetaminophen can cause harm to prenatal children.
Acetaminophen is marketed as an effective painkiller that is safer than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen, which are associated with more complaints of stomach discomfort or bleeding. However, because acetaminophen and products containing that drug are available over-the-counter, a common misconception is that they are not dangerous. For some people, even going slightly over the recommended amount can cause acute liver failure or kidney failure - conditions that can have deadly consequences.
Unfortunately, this hit all too close to home. In 2012, a good friend of mine went to the doctor for what he thought was back strain. He was prescribed Tylenol 3.
As a physician anesthesiologist and pharmacist, it can be challenging to treat patients living with a chronic pain diagnosis. For most people, pain is temporary and can resolve quickly. But for more than 100 million Americans, there is no end to pain. Chronic pain can be debilitating and oftentimes varies from being broad or focused, dull or sharp, distracting or excruciating.
So many factors increase the likelihood of experiencing chronic pain, especially if you are older or female. In general, women report having more pain than men.
Researchers have found an immune system signature that is present in people who have been newly diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), providing "robust evidence" that the disease has a biological basis.
Led by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, the researchers looked at the immune systems of 298 patients suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome and 348 people without the disease
When it comes to fighting heroin and the abuse of prescription medications, a potent new painkiller is stirring a debate that has one side fighting to protect the rights of chronic pain patients and the other side trying to fight the war on drugs.
At the center of the controversy is a new class of drugs that includes Zohydro, which was approved by the
The neck and shoulder areas are one of the most used parts of your body. The overuse and improper support of the muscles in this region can have an impact in more ways than one. Read on to see how to recognize what you may be doing wrong and how to improve get back on track.
The neck and shoulder areas are one of the most used parts of your body. The overuse and improper support of the muscles in this region can have an impact in more ways than one.
Pharmaceutical companies are always researching to find the new and improved pain medication. Often times it is within nature where they look for answers. Perhaps the next great break through will come from a little frog from Equador, a sea snail from the Pacific or a deadly spider from Australia.
According to Dr. Oz there’s a new painkiller called Zohydro that is so addictive that it has been found to drive patients to heroin addiction.
“Today, a big change in the medical community that has me scared—I’m talking about a new prescription painkiller so addictive that dealers are already giving it street names.
There has been an increasing awareness of the dangers of abusing prescribed drugs such as opioids.
The fears surrounding overdoses of prescribed drugs shocked people worldwide when Michael Jackson suddenly died from a drug overdose given to him by his own personal physician in 2009.
It is estimated that 75% of Americans are dehydrated. For a country that has ample access to water, it seems difficult to understand. Yet, because of our busy lifestyles it is easy to forget one of our basic needs, which is remaining adequately hydrated. It is an epidemic which effects young and old alike.
The elderly are at risk for dehydration due to their reduced ability to perceive thirst. Athletes however, are also at risk due to multifaceted reasons.
It is conceivable that massage can provide effective relief from low back pain. A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests it might indeed alleviate back pain better than traditional approached such as medication, exercise and bed rest.
Acupuncture has been around for centuries, and even the federal government has given it its stamp of approval as a viable treatment for certain kinds of pain. The technique works by inserting fine needles into the skin that stimulate specific nerves on the body known as meridian points.
There has been deepening concerns about abuse of prescription opioids for chronic pain. The treatment for serious chronic pain can become deadlier than the condition, when opioid drugs are abused. People are worried about this and are often searching for natural alternatives to treat chronic pain. New research shows that the mind can be trained to cope effectively with chronic pain.
Are you plagued with chronic back pain but are worried that many pain cures are actually unsafe and can lead to addiction and/or an accidental overdose? Are you afraid that taking a pain killer will end your sex life? If so, you may want to learn about the 3 latest natural pain killer cures recommended by Dr. Oz with one that although it’s meant for the neck works on the butt and back as well.