Tag: pain

NSAIDs users commonly exceed recommended daily limits

If you’re prone to pain — whether from headaches, arthritis, or just the slings and arrows of ageing — you might reach for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen, more [...]

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How surgery can damage your heart

According to a new study, any surgery you have can damage your heart — even when it’s not your ticker that’s getting tinkered with.

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Noise in your knees may signal arthritis

As we get older, our joints can get a little noisier. But according to a new study, that cracking or popping sound in your knees may not be just a sign of aging. If you hear noise in your knees, [...]

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Stretching eases peripheral artery disease leg pain

According to a recent study, a half hour of daily calf stretches will help you reduce the leg pain associated with peripheral artery disease. But there’s a bonus benefit, too – because it will [...]

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Ease rheumatoid arthritis fatigue by counting your steps

A new study shows that if you’ve got rheumatoid arthritis, you can significantly reduce your fatigue - just by walking every day and wearing a pedometer that counts your steps. And you don’t have [...]

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Chronic knee pain can lead to pain in other joints

Research shows that changes in gait to compensate for knee pain may cause painful damage to other parts of your body.

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Drug-free ways to help manage chronic pain

The holistic community has known it for ages, but the mainstream is finally catching up to realize that chronic pain can be managed with drug-free treatments like massage and acupuncture.

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Powerful painkillers can destroy your heart cells

Whether you’re suffering from arthritis, a headache, or just the general aches and pains of getting older, it can be easy to pop painkillers like non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs without [...]

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Miracle tree extract banishes pain without drug dangers

According to a new study, an extract from the bark of the fig tree (Ficus platyphylla) found in tropical areas of Africa could be the key to alleviating pain and reducing inflammation without the [...]

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This kitchen secret will send a painful toothache packing

It hurts to chew. It hurts to breathe. The pain from your toothache is so intense it’s keeping you up at night. And your dentist can only see you in two weeks’ time. Does this sound [...]

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