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Understanding The Many Types Of Nerve Pain

The term “neuropathy” refers to a disorder or disease of the nerves. This can include sensory numbness, muscle weakness or paralysis, gastric dysfunction, or pain. The pain caused by neuropathy is referred to as neuropathic pain, or nerve pain. There are many different types of nerve pain, divided into categories based [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:31:08-07:00October 24th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Understanding The Many Types Of Nerve Pain

Recipe: Mint Chimichurri Sauce

Looking for a natural pain reliever? Try noshing on some peppermint! The menthol in peppermint has been shown to prevent muscle spasms, and is especially helpful in ridding headaches. In terms of quick and easy recipe ideas, you could make a tea by boiling the peppermint leaves, or you could [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:31:16-07:00October 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Mint Chimichurri Sauce

New Findings Released About Cellular Stress And Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain, often referred to as neuralgia, is a complex condition that occurs in 10% of adults over the age of 30. The causes of this pain are as complex and mysterious as the treatment plans, but a new finding in neuropathic pain may simplify both diagnosis and treatment. A [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:31:19-07:00October 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Findings Released About Cellular Stress And Neuropathic Pain

Ergonomic Changes To Ease Arthritis At Work And Home

Ergonomics is defined as “fitting a job to a person.” In the case of someone with arthritis, this means finding ways to modify the workplace (and the home) to lessen the strain on arthritic joints and make life a little more comfortable. The importance of workplace ergonomics is gaining increasing [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:32:01-07:00October 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Ergonomic Changes To Ease Arthritis At Work And Home

Discussing Nerve Pain In October

This month on PainDoctor.com, we focused on the subject of nerve pain--in all of its varying forms and treatment methods. Through an in-depth coverage of this topic, we've hoped to shed some light on the many types of nerve pain, as well as how those with nerve pain can find [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:43:36-07:00October 31st, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Discussing Nerve Pain In October

What Is Post-Herpetic Neuralgia?

If you have been following the news in recent years, you may have seen that some parents have been refusing vaccinations for their school-age children. They argue that some of the diseases vaccinated against are not actually dangerous. These parents get together and throw “pox parties” when a child contracts [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:48:52-07:00October 24th, 2014|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Post-Herpetic Neuralgia?

Connect With Other Arthritis Sufferers Online

With the expansion of social media and internet speeds that are faster than ever before, connecting with other arthritis sufferers online has never been easier. If you are the only person around you suffering from arthritis, or if you live in a rural or ex-urban community that keeps you physically [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:49:15-07:00October 6th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment