Chronic pain and anxiety

Chronic Pain and Anxiety

When Chronic Pain Affects Your Emotions There are many sources of chronic pain. You may, for example, suffer from chronic back pain, chronic neck pain, arthritis, lingering pain from an old injury, or fibromyalgia. Whatever the source of the chronic pain, it can end up having a deleterious affect on your emotions. The pain can …

Relieve acute back pain

How to Relieve Acute Back Pain

The Many Forms and Sources of Back Pain There are many forms of back pain and many causes for it. There’s lower back pain, upper back pain, sciatic nerve pan, the pain of lumbago, the pain of a bulging or herniated disc, and the pain resulting from simple strain. Small wonder, then, that around 80% …

Grandparents and grandchildren

How Grandparents Can Connect With Their Grandchildren

Being Grandparents May Be Trickier Than You Expected Being a grandparent was supposed to be the easy part. In theory, you did the real work when raising your children. Now they’re supposed to take on the care and toil that are part of effective parenting leaving Grandpa and Grandma free to enjoy the grandchildren. But …

Anti-inflammatory foods

The Top Ten Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatory Foods Inflammation occurs when the body’s white blood cells and substances they produce fight infection from bacteria, viruses, and germs. Thus temporary inflammation isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But there are also illnesses like arthritis that produce chronic inflammation even when there are no invading organisms to fight, and unfortunately, chronic inflammation …

Type 2 diabetes and exercise

Safe Exercises For Type 2 Diabetes Sufferers

Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise is Essential Exercise is important for everyone and is a critical part of staying healthy and strong.
But when you have Type 2 Diabetes, it is even more important to stay active! Many 
Type 2 Diabetes sufferers find it hard to know what to do for their workouts because exercise for
 diabetics …

Gluten free

Living the Gluten-Free Life

Can You Live Gluten-Free? More and more people today are making moves to get healthier by being careful of what they eat. For example, some people are focusing on what they eat and drink to help them deal with arthritis. One option that is gaining popularity is giving up gluten. It may seem like an …

Knee osteoarthritis

The 5 Stages of Osteoarthritis in the Knee

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is degenerative condition in which the cartilage in a joint deteriorates over time. It roughens and may eventually wear away altogether. This deterioration produces friction and can result in pain, stiffness, and loss of mobility. Because osteoarthritis is a progressive condition, doctors have identified five stages of osteoarthritis in the knee …

Exercises for arthritis

Arthritis Exercises for Pain and Inflammation

Why Should You Do Arthritis Exercises? When many people think of interventions to ease or eliminate arthritis symptoms like joint pain, they think of PalinGen and stem cell recruitment, knee injections, other joint injections, etc., and there’s no doubt that these work wonders for many patients. But for maximum joint pain relief, don’t neglect the …

Pain and chronic depression

The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic Pain and Depressions: Definitions Chronic pain is pain that persists beyond the point where one would expect an injury to heal or an illness to pass. Generally, that means it’s lasted more than three months. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness lasting more than two weeks. It can involve feelings of hopelessness and …


Osteoarthritis: an Overview

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a common affliction. Half of all adults will develop it in at least one knee during their lifetimes, it’s the leading cause of disability in adults, and research indicates that degenerative arthritis is becoming increasingly prevalent in all age groups. But even those who suffer from the condition may not …