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8 Of The Best Meditation Apps For Beginners

Did you know that meditation can actually change the way your brain senses pain? Or, that just three 20-minute sessions a week could control your pain? Getting started with meditation is an important practice for pain patients. We'll look at some of the benefits of meditation later in this post, [...]

By |2018-12-06T10:12:00-07:00December 10th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on 8 Of The Best Meditation Apps For Beginners

Your Ultimate Guide To The Many Benefits Of Meditation

You may have heard it before, but it bears repeating. Meditation is one of the simplest and effective ways to treat pain, and the stress, depression, and anxiety that comes with it. And, meditation works. Here's what the research says about the benefits of meditation. Easing pain and stress with [...]

By |2017-12-08T15:08:58-07:00December 11th, 2017|Tags: |Comments Off on Your Ultimate Guide To The Many Benefits Of Meditation

How Adult Coloring Books Can Help Pain Patients

Coloring used to be an activity reserved for small children in elementary grades, but these days adult coloring books are topping bestseller lists and flying off the shelves. Turns out, coloring and adult coloring books may have therapeutic benefits for many different conditions, including anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The [...]

By |2017-10-09T17:38:31-07:00October 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

How To Get Rid Of Headaches, Naturally

The major cause of many headaches comes down to stress or tension in the body. Therefore, how to get rid of headaches naturally typically comes down to treatment options that reduce stress and tension. Our three favorite, research-backed options include yoga, meditation, and biofeedback training. How to get rid of headaches, [...]

By |2016-12-07T17:41:25-07:00December 21st, 2016|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Can We “Unlearn” Chronic Pain?

In chronic pain research, scientists often distinguish between structural and neural pain. Structural pain – whether acute or chronic - has a physical cause that can be identified and potentially treated. Neural pain is pain that is not traceable to a particular cause but that persists. Essentially, the brain experiences [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:08:43-07:00August 19th, 2016|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Fibromyalgia Treatment – 4 Discoveries From Cutting-Edge Research

Fibromyalgia is a chronic widespread pain disorder that affects approximately five million people in the U.S. While this disorder has no known cure, research is constantly searching for a fibromyalgia treatment that can help people manage pain more effectively. 1. Hyperbaric oxygen as a fibromyalgia treatment Researchers at Rice University [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:29:28-07:00May 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Treatment – 4 Discoveries From Cutting-Edge Research

Managing Stress – 5 Holistic Treatments

Stress is part of our everyday lives, but managing stress is a lifelong task. We feel stress in our commute to work or when faced with a big deadline. There can be stress associated with homework time or dinner. Parents will especially acknowledge the stress surrounding bedtime. Why is managing stress [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:17:07-07:00April 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Managing Stress – 5 Holistic Treatments

Meditation For Depression? Here’s How To Get Started

Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions worldwide, with an estimated 350 million people diagnosed each year across the globe. And this number doesn't even include the countless millions who remain undiagnosed due to lack of awareness of the signs or access to mental health services. Those [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:18:06-07:00April 12th, 2016|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Dealing With Depression – 7 Tips

Increasingly in the U.S. the spotlight is turning to mental health topics to build awareness and work towards comprehensive treatment approaches. Dealing with depression has been the target of numerous studies that look at solutions that are both preventative and action-oriented. Depression and chronic pain often go hand-in-hand, with each increasing [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:18:46-07:00April 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Dealing With Depression – 7 Tips