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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
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