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7 Simple Tips to Everyone to Manage Your Chronic Pain

Pain is the body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong. Pain can appear suddenly or build slowly over time, ranging from mild and intermittent to severe and persistent. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) indicates that acute pain, left untreated, can lead to chronic pain. According to Drs. Angela …

Building Your Chronic Fatigue Support System

In medicine, an illness is called a syndrome when it has varied symptoms occurring simultaneously, without a specific defined cause. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) fits that definition, plaguing patients with exceptional tiredness, pain, mental confusion, and other psychological problems. One constant with CFS is that the people who have it need support, not only from …

The Common Threads of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are both illnesses characterized by extreme amounts of fatigue. In fact, the conditions seem to be so intertwined that the medical community continues to debate whether fibromyalgia fatigue is simply a different expression of the same disorder that causes CFS. Statistically, fibromyalgia fatigue occurs in more Americans than chronic …

Can Acupuncture Help With Chronic Pain Relief?

What is Acupuncture? Long practiced in traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is an alternative therapy that involves using needles to stimulate specific points on the body. These points are said to connect with certain pathways (or “meridians”) that carry vital energy (or “chi”) throughout the body. According to the theory of acupuncture, blockages in the flow …

6 Cheap, Natural, and Quick Chronic Pain Remedies

Chronic pain affects about 1 in 5 people in the U.S., making it difficult if not impossible to work and enjoy family and social time. If you have chronic pain — typically defined as longer than three months and not responding to treatment — your body hasn’t turned off the pain messages to the brain, …

New Device May Improve Chronic Pain And Sleep Quality

There’s a new product on the market, and research is showing that it could help people dealing with sleep issues or chronic pain. This device may be the answer for seniors dealing with arthritis, back issues or pain from an injury who needs assisted living. The product is known as the Active Edge Performance Bracelet and was …

Unraveling the Mystery of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers are making headway toward finding evidence of chronic fatigue syndrome and how it may change the brain. Ronald W. Davis, a Stanford University genetics researcher who was instrumental in the Human Genome Project, is heading up a new research center at Stanford University, which is rapidly becoming a nexus for chronic fatigue research. Davis …