Aches & Pain

Dec 12, 2018Aches & Pain

Causes and Treatment for Neck Pain and Stiffness

Your neck is flexible. It supports the weight of your head all day long, and this makes it vulnerable to injuries and conditions that cause pain. Oftentimes the pain can restrict motion, making it harder for your neck to do its job. Neck pain is a very common complaint among people of all ages. A […]

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Dec 04, 2018Aches & Pain

Top Exercises to Quickly Relieve Muscle Pain

After a grueling, intense workout, feeling muscle soreness afterward is to be expected. The pain can be heightened if you increase exercise intensity or start a new sport or exercise. The soreness and pain can increase a day or two after the rigorous exercise.1 These delayed muscle aches and muscle pains are caused by small […]

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Nov 14, 2018Aches & Pain

Common Types of Body Pain Caused by Stress

The connection between the mind and body is perhaps most evident when individuals are under a lot of stress. However, it’s often hard to perceive which pains are caused by stress and which are caused by other factors. Highlighted below is an overview of the most common types of body pains caused by stress. Muscle […]

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Nov 13, 2018Aches & Pain

Can Weather Affect How the Body Reacts to Aches and Pains?

Everyone has probably said or has heard someone say: “It’s going to rain. I can feel it.” And sometimes, they’re right. This begs the question: is there a genuine link between weather conditions and the pain people might feel in their joints? A study performed in 2014 in individuals with osteoarthritis helps shed some light […]

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Nov 08, 2018Aches & Pain

Using the Pain Level Chart: How It Works

What Is a Pain Level Chart? Some things are very hard to quantify. This holds true even in the health sciences. Pain is one of those elusive factors that evades easy numerical classification. Yet, it is one of the most important sources of data for doctors and other healthcare professionals. A pain level chart provides […]

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Nov 07, 2018Aches & Pain

A Comprehensive Guide to Using Essential Oils to Treat Aches and Pains

Every human body experiences aches or pains. For some, it is an ache or pain that comes and goes quickly such as a sore muscle from doing heavy lifting or challenging workouts. For others, it could be periodic headaches or aches when weather changes or hormones fluctuate. However, some people experience aches and pains that […]

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Oct 15, 2018Aches & Pain

The Key to a Happy and Pain-Free Life

Is it realistic to have a goal of a happy and pain-free life? To answer that, let’s turn it around a bit and rephrase the question. As an example, it is unrealistic to expect your entire life to be free of pain or unhappy moments. After all, there is always the yin-yang, darkness/light, good/bad balance […]

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Oct 10, 2018Aches & Pain

Do Aches and Pains Depend on Age?

Doesn’t it seem odd that most individuals expect the natural aging process to translate into an ever-increasing list of aches, pain, and discomfort? And yet, as one report recently noted, chronic pain is in fact not a normal part of aging.1 However, despite the fact that pain may not always accompany aging, medical experts agree […]

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