Aches & Pains
Best Herbs for Back Pain Relief
Many herbs have anti-inflammatory properties, which make them effective back pain remedies. All of these herbal remedies offer plausible alternative therapies. Some of these herbs may be used along with regular prescription medicines after making sure that the herbs do not interact with other meds.
A Migraine Trigger: Aspartame Artificial Sweetener
For as long as I can remember, my mom has suffered from migraine attacks. It has taken her a lifetime to identify some of the triggers that cause the attacks. One of these is aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in over six thousand food and beverage products in the US alone.
Cure Back Ache by Improving Walking Posture With These 3 Easy Tips
Learn how to improve your posture and walking style to get rid of unnecessary and self induced back ache. Now you can become more centred, balanced, energy efficient and graceful for a pain free back.
PENS Therapy: A Minimally Invasive Chronic Pain Management Solution
PENS, or percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, is a pain management technique that combines the benefits of acupuncture with electrotherapy.
Pros and Cons of Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery
Gastric Sleeve is a surgical procedure for those with morbid obesity. This article describes the process from pre-op through post-op. I want to provide facts, as well as my perspective as a patient.
Xiphoid Process Pain: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments
What is xiphoid process pain? This condition refers to pain experienced in the xiphoid process area, which is located in the lower part of the sternum.
Bruised Sternum: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Prevention
This article examines the causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention of a bruised sternum.
How to Cure a Stiff Neck or Shoulder With Movement Notation in 3 Minutes a Day
A simple chart presented in Movement Notation that covers all possible movements of the neck can help you cure all neck & shoulder related pains in only 3 minutes a day.
Why Does My Hand Cramp and Twitch? Is It Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
You've been working at the computer. You go to move the mouse, and your hand starts to twitch and cramp. You wonder if these might be symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Or, at least, that's a thought that pops in your mind. You just wonder why...
Severe Pain on the Right Side of the Back, Abdomen, and Ribs
What are the usual causes of severe pain on the right side of the back, abdomen, and ribs? This article discusses several possible reasons for this kind of pain, as well as when to see the doctor.
20 Possible Causes of Pain Around the Belly Button
Pain around the navel or belly button, especially if it persists, may be a reason to visit your doctor. Here's a list of possible causes and treatments of belly button pain.
Need a Quick Migraine Cure? Learn How to Stop Migraines Fast
Need a quick migraine cure? Is your head killing you? Learn how to stop your migraine fast in this article.
The Relationship Between Headaches and Stress
A headache, known by the medical term cephalalgia, is pain located in the head or neck area, but not all headaches are created equal. There are several different types of headaches, but this article will focus on tension-type headaches and the effects of stress.
The Most Effective Medications for Arthritis Pain Relief
Millions of people live with chronic pain due to arthritis every day. This article discusses some of the most common and effective medications used for arthritic pain relief.
Treatment for Chronic Neck and Back Pain: Epidural Steroid Injections
A reasonable alternative to spinal surgery for disc disease is epidural injections. These injections are administered in an attempt to delay the need for surgery.
Cure and Prevent Back and Neck Pain From Driving (Plus Gravity Inversion)
Back and neck pain may in part be caused by your driving habits. Simple adjustments to the seat in your car as well as your posture can help. Also: learn how to use gravity iversion to ease the pain.