Tag Archives: chronic pain

Build Your Body’s Access to Abundant Energy

When our tissues gradually lose their sensitivity to the effects of the hormone insulin, we’re at risk of developing chronic conditions like obesity, arthritis, chronic pain, dementia, or type 2 diabetes. But there are practical steps you can take to restore your cells’ sensitivity to insulin. Continue reading

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Gene Linked to Chronic Pain

British researchers have identified a gene in mice that’s linked to neuropathic pain. Can this lead to a novel treatment approach for people with chronic pain? Continue reading

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New Support System Growing for Those with Chronic Illness

A new program is emerging that offers social support for people searching for natural diet and lifestyle solutions to chronic health problems. Continue reading

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Experiencing Chronic Pain? Rediscover the Joy of Gentle Movement

People with fibromyalgia or chronic pain will get a definite health boost by becoming more physically active. But it can be hard to increase your physical activity if your body hurts all the time. Before you get distracted by external, quantifiable exercise goals, discover the playful ways you can enjoy the simple joy of body movement. Continue reading

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Vitamin D for Pain

We’re learning that vitamin D plays a crucial role in many internal body processes, and that deficiency contributes to musculoskeletal pain. Nearly anyone with back pain or chronic pain should consider the probability that vitamin D deficiency is contributing to his or her problem. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chronic Knee Pain after Knee Joint Replacement

Total knee replacement surgery has helped many alleviate pain and regain the ability to walk with ease. But the results aren’t perfect – many patients have persistent pain after surgery. This guest article by a New Zealand occupational therapist and psychotherapist discusses some of the intricacies of persisting pain. Continue reading

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Douse the Flames of Inflammation

Our ancestors from the Stone Age survived because their physiology evolved to match the environment that existed back then. But the typical diet and lifestyle of today – far different from those of Paleolithic times – puts you at risk for chronic degenerative conditions. Continue reading

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Harmful Gut Bacteria Contribute to Your Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Take advantage of the latest research that links altered gut bacteria to fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Continue reading

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Restore Lean Muscle

Chronic pain and chronic illness drain your body of its strength. Not only do you feel weaker, you actually lose muscle bulk. And the longer the problem goes on, the more muscle mass you lose.

But wait, it gets worse… Continue reading

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Foods for pH Balance

A good place to start improving your health is restoring normal acid-base balance to your body’s tissues. Discover some key foods that help maintain proper body pH. Continue reading

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