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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.

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

How I Discovered Gratitude While Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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How I Discovered Gratitude While Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

When you think about life with inflammatory bowel disease, are you able to think beyond the pain and suffering and feel grateful?

Could You Have a Bruised Cervix?
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Could You Have a Bruised Cervix?

A bruised cervix occurs when your cervix becomes sensitive and tender as a result of vigorous sex. It is a rare condition and generally doesn't require treatment.


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.

How I Discovered the Power to Control My Migraines and Take My Life Back
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How I Discovered the Power to Control My Migraines and Take My Life Back

The truth behind living with migraines. How one woman found balance.

Cheryl Hines Wants You to Talk About Your Sex Life During Menopause
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Cheryl Hines Wants You to Talk About Your Sex Life During Menopause

The Emmy-nominated star recently teamed up with AMAG Pharmaceuticals to raise awareness about an awkward real-life topic: painful sex after menopause.

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.

Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter
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Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter

Optimism may be key to coping with chronic pain, claims a new study of soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

It Is Possible to Treat Painful Sex After Menopause
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It Is Possible to Treat Painful Sex After Menopause

If you're not speaking up about painful sex after menopause, does that mean you're dealing with it? Just not having sex? Whatever your coping mechanism, it doesn't have to be this way.

Nagging Low Back Pain? Try Mindfulness
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Nagging Low Back Pain? Try Mindfulness

Research has shown that mind-body practices can help ease back pain.