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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person Feature
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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person

In recent years, researchers have proven a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management can offer substantial and sustained pain relief.

10 Surprising Reasons Your Feet Hurt
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10 Surprising Reasons Your Feet Hurt

Your feet bear your weight, so it's no surprise they sometimes hurt. But, do you know what's causing the foot pain and whether it could indicate something serious?

Weed Words: 20 Words to Expand Your Cannabis Vocabulary
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Weed Words: 20 Words to Expand Your Cannabis Vocabulary

Whether you're considering consulting your doctor about medical marijuana or navigating your way around your neighborhood's new dispensary, here are 20 weed words to expand your cannabis vocabulary.

Cutting Out Gluten May Help Some Battle Nerve Pain
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Cutting Out Gluten May Help Some Battle Nerve Pain

A sensitivity to gluten in the diet has been tied to the nerve damage known as neuropathy, and a new study seems to strengthen that link.

CBD Here, There, Everywhere! CBD and Women's Health
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CBD Here, There, Everywhere! CBD and Women's Health

Products with CBD (cannabidiol) are being widely sold, but there are unknown risks to the health of women, breast-feeding infants, or a developing fetus.

5 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Pain Relief
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5 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Pain Relief

Both over-the-counter and prescription medicines are frequently recommended and used for pain relief, but there are safe and effective alternatives for pain management.

Do You Experience Chronic Pain?
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Do You Experience Chronic Pain?

HealthyWomen wants to better understand how chronic pain impacts women’s lives. Please take this brief survey.

Self-Love: Learning to Love Your Body Despite Your Disease
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Self-Love: Learning to Love Your Body Despite Your Disease

When you live with a chronic illness like Crohn’s disease, taking time to honor all that you do to merely function and keep up with the general population is worth recognizing.

Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women
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Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women

Opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, continue to harm women and families. Women are at greater risk for OUD because of biologic differences, and women also have higher rates of chronic pain.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Chronic Pain
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a real physical condition, but the reality is that sometimes, health care providers can’t relieve the pain medically. That’s when CBT can play a significant role.

Ease Pain with Small Household Changes: Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain
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Ease Pain with Small Household Changes: Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain

Our environmental culture can set up performance expectations that lead to feelings of inadequacy. It’s important to give ourselves permission to make changes.

Why I’m Talking About My Chronic Pain and Why You Should Too
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Why I’m Talking About My Chronic Pain and Why You Should Too

I’m often afraid to talk about my struggles with chronic pain. This would mean ripping up the mask––that brave face that I have worked so hard to maintain. My hope is that if I am true and open about my experiences more, a few people might feel less alone

5 Helpful Day-to-Day Tips for IBD Moms
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5 Helpful Day-to-Day Tips for IBD Moms

Hey IBD mamas and moms-to-be—this article is for you! I wanted to share 5 of my "life hacks" for taking on motherhood while living with IBD.

FDA Approves First Drug to Help Tame Cluster Headaches
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FDA Approves First Drug to Help Tame Cluster Headaches

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday gave the nod to Emgality, an injected medication that's the first to cut the frequency of cluster headaches.

The 4 Best Exercise Classes for Chronic Joint Pain
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The 4 Best Exercise Classes for Chronic Joint Pain

How can you be sure that your joints will tolerate the class you are taking? Which type of class will be best to help reduce the pain you already have?

Smart Steps for Healthy Feet
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Smart Steps for Healthy Feet

Simple steps can protect your feet from common problems, some of which are hard to get rid of.