It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec... Read more
Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
Does anybody here have chronic migraines and if you do, how do you stay on track? I have at least one bad one a week and most of the time two bad ones a week. I go to a doctor and we're doing the best we can at getting them lined out. I know exerc... Read more
I'm having a hard time being motivated to exercise. I used to be. I used to workout 5-6 days a week, running, biking, swimming, P90X, Jillian Michaels. I felt great, besides the chronic headaches I have as a result of brain surgery. A few months ago,... Read more
I've been researching ways to lessen cramps during PMS (aka "dysmenorrhea") because I've always had extremely painful periods. A macrobiotic friend told me that eliminating milk can help. Has anyone else tried this? Did it work for you?
I did t... Read more
Whenever I do any aerobic exercise, I get a wicked migraine which lasts the rest of the day. And I hate swimming, so that’s just not going to happen. Last thing I tried (several years ago) was walking on the treadmill in my basement thinking the clim... Read more
Being recently retired, I have come to the conclusion that one of the best retirement gifts you can give yourself is the gift of your own good health. Take care of yourself before you retire so you can enjoy many years of healthy retirement.... Read more
Severe headaches can be triggered by certain foods however a magnesium deficiency could be the cause.Magnesium migraines treatment is becoming more and more popular with migraine sufferers. If you suffer from migraines, you might be deficient in magn... Read more
We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations.... Read more
By Sarah Jio via Woman's Day
According to the latest data, as many as 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. They’re a pain, quite literally, and finding the right treatment can be tricky. Here, we’ve tapped the experts to get the... Read more
Exercise has long been touted for helping us overcome such health issues as obesity, heart disease, type II diabetes, even some forms of depression. But according to a pilot study published earlier this year in the International Journal of Sports Med... Read more
I just have to say that chronic migraine really really sucks. It is a never ending wave of pain and all the other fun symptoms that come with it. I don't even have it as bad as some people do, yet it still drains me. Medications don't help. I don't h... Read more
39 I did the dumb little quizzes in the ads and checked my eligibility and I don't! Qualify. Ok? I do not have health insurance and ran out of imitrex the medicine that I take that is only relieving my pain for some of the day. My whole day was... Read more
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