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The Best 8 Stretches to Beat Back Pain

<b>By RYAN KRANE</b><p>Did you know that 80 percent of the population suffers from lower-back pain? It also happens to be the second most popular reason to …

Pain

Why Brittle Bones Can Lead to Back Pain -- Especially After Menopause

Have you ever bent over to grab something only to be paralyzed by sharp back pain? If you haven’t had a fall or experienced any other trauma and …

Cleveland Clinic

How to get rid of that nagging chronic pain - Fifty Plus Life

More than 100 million people in this country have pain that won’t go away. Many of these chronic pain sufferers fail to get relief from pills, shots …

Pain

7 Types Of Pain You Should Never Ignore

There are different kinds of pain; some do not require immediate attention particularly if the pain comes with fever or it appears suddenly. Read …

Inflammation

Positive Emotions Can Help Fight Chronic Pain

A University of Michigan researcher told the 8th Annual Women in Pain Conference that positive language and emotions can have a real effect on …

University of Michigan

Collegium's painkiller gets green light from FDA panel

(Reuters) - Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc’s experimental opioid painkiller moved one step closer to approval after a panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted in favor of the drug.<p>The FDA panel’s vote also was contrary to a recommendation by FDA staff, …

Your Back or Neck Hurts—What Can You Do?

Lots of people in pain go to chiropractors and acupuncturists. In a large survey of muscle pain patients at Kaiser Permanente Northwest, a health …

Exhaustion: the ‘leaky emotion’ of chronic illness

"Is exhaustion an emotion?" asks a heart patient. "We don't know, but is there a state of being more intense than exhaustion? It's the state of …

Your Guide to Upper-Back Pain Relief

<b>Get a Massage</b><p>Your instinct for pampering is spot-on: Massages—whether they're from a professional or a foam roller—can help ease pain in the …

Muscle

Pain Awareness Month: More Questions Than Answers

Creating wholesale changes in the way thousands of doctors interact with millions of patients is no small feat. But as the National Pain Strategy points out, we have a moral obligation to do this better.<p>According to the <i>American Chronic Pain Association</i> (ACPA), September was anointed Pain Awareness …

The Pain Illusion

Body in MindFirst published in The Enterprise Magazine, UniSA One in five Australian adults suffers from chronic pain. But what exactly is happening …

Female Pain: Living with an Illness That No One Believes In

For women with fibromyalgia, their pain is very real—even though many doctors believe the disease isn't.<p>Amy Berkowitz's chronic pain began in her shoulder. Then, she experienced the same dull ache all over. At 23 years old, she eventually came to feel overwhelmed by these full-body pangs. "Every …

Aspirin is a mediocre painkiller — that also happens to prevent heart attacks and colorectal cancer

For the first time ever, an American medical group recommends aspirin to reduce the risk of cancer.<p>Aspirin may be a mediocre painkiller, but scientists have recently learned that it may have other intriguing health benefits.<p>Many people already take aspirin to lower their risk of cardiovascular …

Pushing yourself to the max: 3 reasons why pain can be rewarding

When it comes to exercise, you know the drill: Heart pumping, muscles aching, mind racing — all you want is for this workout to end.<p>Yet many of us seek out more: We run for hours in a marathon or hike all day to reach the top of the mountain even though we know the quest will make us suffer.<p>Can …

Yoga: The Prescription for Back Pain

One health problem most Americans eventually face is back pain. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 80 percent of us will …

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What you haven’t been told about the household painkiller acetaminophen

He added that the reports triggered an internal debate about reducing dosages and decreasing package sizes. No such changes have been made.<p>A …

Acetaminophen

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6 daily habits that are killing your back

<b>Be it upper- or lower-back pain, it’s a common cause of visits to the doctor. It’s considered as the fifth most common reason for hospitalisation and</b> …

Pakistan

Chronic Pain - Mas related gene receptors as novel molecules for pain relief - Animal Free Research UK

Project overview<p>Queen’s University Belfast – Dr Ikhlas El Karim & Dr Fionnuala Lundy<br>Every year, 8% of the population will be diagnosed with chronic …

Stem Cells

Chronic Pain That Has No Name

ABC News' Dr. Jen Ashton explains common misconceptions of undiagnosed chronic pain.

How Chronic Pain Made Me A Stronger Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The first time I encountered pain that was enough to take my breath away was in my early twenties. It was shocking, really, as I had spent many years in the gym, competing in bodybuilding contests, running stairs, sprinting and swimming …

Drug Overdose

Improving the way opioids are prescribed through clinical practice guidelines can ensure patients have access to safer, more effective chronic pain …

Core exercises: Why you should strengthen your core muscles

You know core exercises are good for you — but do you include core exercises in your fitness routine? Here's why you should.<p>Core exercises are an …

8 Things to Remember If You Love Someone With Chronic Pain

If you could do one thing to transform your life, I would highly recommend it be to find something you’re passionate about, and do it for a …

Comic Books

Groups seek details on Senate probe into painkiller ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anti-addiction activists are calling on a Senate committee to release findings from a 3-year-old investigation into links between …

How to Avoid 'Text Neck' and 5 Other Gadget-Related Body Problems

Text neck: It's real, and it hurts.<p>Physical therapists have been harping for years about "text neck," or the pain people feel in their necks from …