Chronic Pain

Chronic pain: The “invisible” disability

Sometime back in 2010, a good friend of mine from college who had since become a pediatrician posted a complaint on Facebook about “made up” health …

Pain

Artist's health struggle to be depicted in exhibition

A STORY of an artist's life struggle will be told in a free exhibition at Weymouth Library.<p>Bobbie-Jo Treglown is exhibiting PAINtart (outside-inside) …

Art

Estimation of State-Level Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection, US States and District of Columbia, 2010

Background.<p>Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common chronic blood-borne infection in the United States and a leading cause of morbidity …

Public Health

The effectiveness of cannabinoids in the management of chronic nonmalignant neuropathic pain: a systematic review. - PubMed

AIMS:<p>To carry out a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of cannabis extracts and cannabinoids in the management of chronic nonmalignant …

Pain

Home Remedies for Chronic Pain: Get the Relief You Deserve

Chronic pain is a huge downer. There’s no denying it. And if you’re one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain this year, no one …

Pain

Physical activity and exercise for chronic pain in adults: an overview of Cochrane Reviews. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting beyond normal tissue healing time, generally taken to be 12 weeks. It contributes to disability, …

Pain

The inside history of Canada's opioid crisis

Canada is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid use and abuse. How did we get here?<p>TORONTO – Canada is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid use and …

Canada

Medical Alert: Dealing with unexpected emergencies in the mountains

Help from above, thanks to Teton County Search and Rescue . [Photo] Brittany Mumma<p>Consider your first-aid kit for a moment. It probably contains some …

Skiing

Use of µ-opiate agonists oxycodone and oxymorphone to treat major depression

To the Editor: Substantial evidence supports the antidepressant efficacy of opiates (1). This report summarizes our open-label experience using the …

Depression

Sufferers of joint pain need not be inactive

Staying active every day is a powerful elixir – it improves your performance, attitude and elevates your health. And this truth is not limited by age. The list of benefits from physical activity is long and well-documented, from reducing the risk of developing heart disease to better mental health. …

Exercise

This is cruel: Steve Kerr imprisoned by misery that has engulfed his body

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Basketball

Warriors fans weigh in on Steve Kerr’s medical crisis

Steve Kerr’s physical pain is not simply a huge personal challenge for the ailing coach of the Golden State Warriors or a quandary for the team’s …

Basketball

A closer look at the FDA’s stronger warning on pain meds for kids

The latest Food and Drug Administration warnings on medications containing codeine and tramadol, two opium derived medicines, restricts use in …

Philadelphia

Opiod Use Soars Among Middle Aged and Elderly

Could your doctor be prescribing too many pain pills?<p>The epidemic of opioid abuse sweeping the U.S. might seem like a distant phenomenon to the …

Addiction

Model Guidelines for State Medical Waste Management

Helpful Link<p>Medical Waste<p>These guidelines, developed by the Council of State Governments, are intended to serve as a ready-reference tool for all …

Pain

On the intersection of pain and beauty: One patient’s journey

<i>“The pain passes, but the beauty remains” ― Pierre-Auguste Renoir</i>Jennifer Walker doesn’t want to be defined by her disease. So much more than a …

Pain

Steve Kerr’s back problem not rare — but the duration of his pain is, doctors say

The blinding headaches and debilitating fatigue that have plagued Warriors head coach Steve Kerr since his back surgery — and now threaten to keep …

Basketball

Mindfulness-based stress reduction only slightly improves low back pain

(Reuters Health) - - Mindfulness-based stress reduction programs (MSBR) appear to improve low back pain only slightly, and only temporarily, a review of previous research suggests.<p>These programs combine meditation while sitting and walking, yoga, focusing attention on different parts of the body, …

Pain

People With This Condition Can't Feel Pain

Only about 20 cases of congenital insensitivity to pain have been recorded. Those affected by the condition have a genetic mutation that prevents the …

Pain

Best foot forward in diabetic neuropathy

Sunday, 23 April 2017 | Dr Mukul Verma | in Agenda<p><b>An estimated 50 per cent of all diabetic patients develop painful diabetic neuropathy in 25 years,</b> …

Diabetes

Tai Chi as Therapy

This gentle martial art can build strength and ease symptoms.<p><b>Experts have long recommended tai chi as a low-impact workout that’s gentle on the …

Martial Arts

Serrapeptase: The All-Natural “Miracle Enzyme”

Serratia peptidase, also known as <i>serrapeptase</i>, is a natural enzyme produced from bacteria that is originally found in the intestines of the silkworm. …

Inflammation

Clinically validated Cannabis Oil hits the U.S.A market across all 50 states.

CANNABIS OIL (CANNABIDIOL CBD) WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION IN ALL 50 UNITED STATES.<p><i>This Review was created by Your Healthy Life to expose the truth behind</i> …

Medical Marijuana

Pain Reliever AM/PM oral : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings & Dosing

Health Information

On Policing Disability

I can voluntarily pop my joints out of socket. Doctors are often skeptics, especially if you’re a woman or similarly marginalized individual, so if I …

Disability

The comparative burden of mild, moderate and severe Fibromyalgia: results from a cross-sectional survey in the United States

Abstract<p>Background<p>Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by chronic, widespread pain, fatigue, and other symptoms; yet few studies have comprehensively …

Fibromyalgia

Absorption of vaginal estrogen cream during sexual intercourse: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To determine if intercourse changed serum estradiol levels in women using vaginal E2 cream or in their male partners.<p>STUDY …

Clinical Trials

Chronic pain patients say opioid law creates new crisis

Some Maine patients who have long used legally prescribed opioids to quell debilitating pain say the state's strict opioid prescribing law is leaving …

Pain

Having a Hard Time Sleeping? Do Nothing!

Do you toss and turn in bed? Can’t get to sleep (or go back to sleep) no matter what you do?<p>I’ve been there and one thing is sure: insomnia is …

Bedtime Stories

New Study Finds Unborn Babies Feel Pain in the First Trimester

That the nervous system develops sooner than thought could have implications for whether babies feel pain in the early weeks.<p>Although there’s no …