More than 6 million people are suffering with the symptoms of fibromyalgia (FM) in America. The majority of those sufferers are women. FM includes such symptoms as chronic pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, headaches, and can occur in tandem with other disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and sleep apnea. Treatment for FM includes medications […]
The answer to beating chronic pain isn’t one size fits all, so for those who are suffering sometimes it’s hard to find the right mix of treatments to help them get rid of pain. Chronic pain can develop from many different sources including an underlying disease or disorder, injuries such as a car accident, arthritis, […]
The sciatic nerve originates in the low back at L3 and travels down through the back of the legs. When this nerve is irritated, sciatica can develop. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. Depending on where your sciatic nerve is being irritated will depend on where you are experiencing pain.
Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans. Shoulder arthritis is one type of arthritis that when left untreated can make it hard to do simple everyday tasks. Here are a few common forms of shoulder arthritis. If you think you may be suffering with arthritis of the shoulder, you should discuss treatment options with your […]
It’s no surprise that your diet can affect all areas of your life, from your sleep to stomach problems and beyond. Without sleep you become at a higher risk for heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes. Here are some great foods and supplements that can help you get a good nights rest […]
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of arthritis that occurs when the cartilage that cushions joints begin to degrade and wear down over time. The bone begins to rub against bone which causes pain, loss of movement and stiffness. It is the most common form of arthritis with 27 million Americans suffering from the condition. […]
By definition, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic disorder affecting the lining of the joints which leads to deformed joints and the degrading of bones. RA is an autoimmune disorder, meaning your body is mistakingly attacking itself and the joints. The joints become inflamed and over time this inflammation will begin to break down […]
Looking for some new treatment ideas for your chronic migraines? We found some great ways to treat your migraines that you may not have ever considered before.
Inflammation is a known case for pain all over the body, which makes it no surprise that it can be a source of back pain. A diet consisting of foods that fight inflammation is ideal for anyone suffering with chronic pain. Here are some great tips on foods, supplements and drinks to help you fight […]