This recipe for peanut sauce is actually a pain reliever in disguise – and a tasty one at that! It is made with spicy ginger and pungent turmeric; two ingredients that possess natural anti-inflammatory properties. A dose of fresh ginger can offer relief from arthritis, headaches, and joint and muscle […]
In 2010, Christine Miserandino was a college student living with lupus. She and her best friend were sitting in a diner, chatting about life in general. When Christine pulled out medicine to take with her food, her friend asked what it was like to have lupus. Christine was shocked. She […]
Chronic pain is defined as pain that persists for three months or longer that is resistant to treatment. Along with the pain, the other thing that persists are common myths about chronic pain. These myths make patients reluctant to discuss their pain or seek treatment and keep chronic pain an […]
It can be tempting to reach for the nearest takeout menu, when hunger hits hard. Making your go-to restaurant dishes at home, though, can be just as simple as picking up the phone! This version of fried rice comes together in a matter of minutes, and is a healthier alternative […]
Did you know that the majority of people who have had a limb amputated still report feeling some sensation in the removed limb, such as itching or tingling? As many as 80% of amputees experience a type of this phantom limb pain. This can manifest as almost any sort of […]
Every four seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Annually, more than 795,000 people in the United States have strokes. Strokes can be fatal, but if an individual survives a stroke, he or she might still be permanently disabled.
A stroke is the loss of blood flow to an […]
What do Ehlers Danlos syndrome, chronic myofascial pain syndrome, and mast cell activation disorder all have in common? Besides being a compendium of chronically painful conditions, their other most common denominator is Erica Siegel, a blogger we love. She is the author of the blog Slightly Distressed Damsel, and her […]
Could exercise change your life?
In one simple, precise, and perfectly accurate answer: yes.
Exercise is the easiest way to change your health trajectory today. It needn’t cost hundreds (or even dozens) of dollars to get and stay fit. You don’t need a special trainer or a complicated fitness routine. Evidence is […]
Did you know that making your own salad dressing at home could be as easy as mixing olive oil with leftover coffee? This recipe utilizes one tablespoon of brewed java in combination with spices like cinnamon and cumin for a peppy dressing alternative. You can use it to pour over […]