Understanding Pain Management

pain managementPain management options for the millions of people who suffer from chronic pain, isn’t always clear. It can be confusing to determine which specialists and treatments will be the most effective at alleviating our pain and restoring normal functionality.

Continued effort is essential with pain management if you want to achieve the best results, especially since pain often contributes to other conditions.

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How to Pinpoint Neuropathy Pain

neuropathyNerve pain, also known as neuropathy pain, has grown to epidemic proportions, according to The Neuropathy Association. Currently, 15 to 18 million people in the United States suffer from diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Previous estimates of neuropathy placed the total population at 20 million, but experts now consider that number far too low given the growing ranks of DPN patients.

“We are all gravely underestimating the millions of people struggling and suffering with neuropathies,” argued Neuropathy Association President Tina Tockarshewsky. “It’s time to… finally address it as the public                                                                               health emergency it is.”

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TV and Junkfood Go Hand in Hand

Most Americans like to spend some of their evening or weekend time watching professional sports or weekly TV shows. However, many of us also find ourselves eating snack foods on the couch. Recent research reveals that additional time spent watching television leads to greater intake of processed foods that contain minimal nutrition.

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Where Does the Fat Go When We Lose Weight?

Although dieting and exercising are extraordinarily popular in the industrialized world, more than half of healthcare professionals don’t know how fat leaves the body when we get rid of unwanted pounds, according to researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia. A shocking number of physicians, nutritionists, and physical trainers thought that during weight loss, fat becomes energy. Of course, people looking to lose weight are not particularly bothered by the exact physical process that takes place to make them skinnier as long they can see good results. If you are looking for an alternative method of losing weight compared to constant dieting and exercising, then why not have a look at somewhere like https://www.ice-aesthetic.co.uk so that you can learn more about cryolipolysis, a process that uses controlled freezing to help patients lose weight.

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2015 Nutrition Tips

The beginning of any new year is a great time to make weight loss and wellness goals, but many people don’t succeed with their efforts. The San Diego Union-Tribune spoke with clinical nutritionist Tara Coleman about how critical nutrition is to a healthy lifestyle, why many people fail to change their eating habits, and suggestions for upholding resolutions with breakfast and water.

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Why Seniors Do Not Eat Enough

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Although nutrition deficiencies were readily apparent, almost 4 out of every 5 malnourished seniors had never received a malnutrition diagnosis, reports a study that appeared in Annals of Emergency Medicine in August 2014.

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The Benefits of Grapefruit

Natural food stores and best-selling authors point those interested in weight loss to the “superfruit,” a marketing term first used in 2005. Although superfruit is a loose term without an official scientific designation, it typically refers to exotic produce such as açaí berries, ariona, and buffaloberries. Those looking to optimize their nutrition in the produce aisle should be aware there is already an incredible fruit on the breakfast table: grapefruit.

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Positive Effects of Core Strength on Lower Back Pain

Many Americans who suffer from lower back pain (LBP) don’t realize how incredibly common the health condition is, as indicated by a stat list from the American Chiropractic Association:

  • Per the Global Burden of Disease 2010 (an annual report created by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation), LBP causes more disability globally than any other condition.
  • One out of every two American workers report pain in the lumbar region of the spine each year, according to a study from the Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • More than 30 million US adults suffer from LBP each day, per a report from the New England Journal of Medicine.
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How Successful is Exercise in Treating Depression?

We live in an era in which medical science is advancing at an extraordinary pace, especially given the impact of cloud data processing capabilities on the scope of studies and diagnostic tools. Although the speed at which health and nutrition research is being released is exciting, we also live in an age of a fast news cycle, in which healthcare sites compete for traction with the best breaking stories. In that context, misleading reports can proliferate as one particularly compelling, eye-catching “spin” is copycatted across the web.

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