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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

3 Ways You Can Effectively Reduce Stress At Home

Your job isn’t the only thing that can cause stress in your life. Relationships, children, housing, money, and many daily hassles contribute to stress. If you can't always manage it in the office, here's how you can reduce stress at home with some small changes. What exactly is stress? Before [...]

By |2018-10-16T16:18:14-07:00November 5th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on 3 Ways You Can Effectively Reduce Stress At Home

10 Of The Best Weighted Blankets For Adults With Anxiety

If you've heard of weighted blankets, and think they could help with your anxiety or pain condition, read on for our recommendations for the best weighted blankets for adults. What is a weighted blanket? A weighted blanket is a blanket that has sand or plastic or glass beads sewn into [...]

By |2019-02-11T10:45:18-07:00October 24th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 10 Of The Best Weighted Blankets For Adults With Anxiety

How To Find Support Groups When You’re Suffering From Pain

Sometimes in life we face issues that we cannot deal with on our own. Even our families and friends may not understand what we are going through, especially when we're suffering from a chronic condition. When this happens, finding a support group with people who understand what you are going [...]

By |2018-09-05T14:04:12-07:00September 24th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Find Support Groups When You’re Suffering From Pain

When To Take Supplements For Depression, Fatigue, And More

Supplements should be used in addition to, rather than instead of, a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Often, we can avoid taking supplements by making some lifestyle modifications. For some people, though, with their doctor's approval, supplements can help. If you're wondering when to take supplements, some conditions could potentially benefit [...]

By |2018-09-05T11:55:47-07:00September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When To Take Supplements For Depression, Fatigue, And More

16 Of The Newest Research Findings On Pain And Mental Health

The research coming out in 2018 on the convergence of chronic pain and mental health show that it is a complex relationship that researchers are still unraveling. We know that chronic pain can exacerbate mental health problems like depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation and vice versa. The strong connection between [...]

By |2018-09-03T14:29:28-07:00September 5th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on 16 Of The Newest Research Findings On Pain And Mental Health

Why Does Depression Hurt?

For the 100 million U.S. adults suffering from chronic pain, emotional pain frequently follows. Some experts estimate that 50% of people with chronic pain also experience depression. The conditions are tightly entwined. While chronic pain dampens a person’s mood, depression can also lead to pain. But, why does depression hurt in a physical [...]

By |2018-04-11T14:50:29-07:00May 21st, 2018|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Can Stress Cause Back Pain? And Other FAQs About Stress And Pain

We're only just beginning to understand how stress affects the body. We cover some of the most frequently-asked questions when it comes to pain and stress, such as "can stress cause back pain?" and "what are the best stress management techniques?" in this post. What is stress?  Have you ever [...]

By |2018-03-09T19:59:08-07:00March 26th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on Can Stress Cause Back Pain? And Other FAQs About Stress And Pain