1. Period Cramps: Symptoms And Causes

    This is definitely one question women ask themselves at some point in their life. It seems that when that time of the month arrives, women tend to experience bloating, irritability, and mild cramps, among others.

  2. Gardening Pain Free

    Spring and summer months bring with them the opportunity to spend much more time outside and, as many of us already know, one of the best ways to spend that time is gardening. Not only is it a great way to get some fresh air and become one with nature, but you also get to see the fruits of your labor (pun intended) in a few months time!

  3. Conquer Your Neck Pain

    Stretch Yourself Out Of Neck Pain

    According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), about 20% of people will have experienced neck pain in the past 3 months. Some of it is caused by our everyday activities such as looking down at our phones for too long, sleeping the wrong way, or accidental sprains while other causes are more severe such as chronic issues or whiplash.

  4. Back Pain Exercise

    Back pain is one of the most common health problems people face in their lifetime, we are talking about 80% of us! So it makes sense that people have come up with many options for helping to deal with, alleviate, and heal back pain. There are a multitude of contraptions, devices, medicines, herbs, procedures, and even surgery.

  5. Relationship Between Sleep and Pain

    How to break the cycle of insomnia and pain!

    There is an age-old question: “What came first: the chicken or the egg?”. The same can be said of pain and insomnia, which one comes first?

  6. Acute Pain vs Chronic Pain

    Let’s say one day you find yourself in pain, what is the first thing that must be done in order to start treating the pain you are feeling? It might seem simple, just identify what is hurting and be done. However, as we have learned in the past, it’s never really, that simple.

  7. The Truth Behind Back Pain Surgery

    Over the last couple of decades, back surgery has become a very popular solution for chronic back pain problems. Patients and doctors seem to turn to surgery as the cure all solution, especially in situations when other methods have been exhausted yet the pain remains. 

  8. Hip Pain Explained

    Shakira was onto something when she sang: “Hips don’t lie”, if something is amiss in the hip area, your hips will surely let you know - in the form of pain. The pain could be dull or sharp, continuous or periodic, aching or severe depending on the particular problem, but the culprit of hip pain will almost always be the hip joint.

  9. History of Pain Relief

    Pain is the oldest and most universal affliction that people experience. It has been studied, analyzed, dissected, and explained from philosophical, political, and religious standpoints throughout time. However, the physiological understanding of it had remained quite limited for a very long time, which meant that pain management was extremely limited until relatively recently.

  10. Women And Pain

    “Pain is pain” some might say, but of course we know that there are varying degrees of pain, as well as different types and durations which all affect our perceptions of pain. What we never expected was to find out that not only does pain vary based on the above reasons but also based on one’s sex.


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