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21 Ways To Improve Sleep Naturally

A good night of sleep is essential for good health, yet an estimated 70 million people in the U.S. suffer from sleep disorders. Of those, 60% are chronic sufferers. These sleep issues are more common among those with chronic pain, intensifying not only the sleep disorder but also the chronic [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:17:26-07:00April 19th, 2016|Tags: , |Comments Off on 21 Ways To Improve Sleep Naturally

How To Sleep Better To Reduce Pain

In the U.S. approximately 70 million people suffer from sleep deprivation (60% of them chronically). Chronic lack of sleep not only makes us irritable the next day. It can also have seriously detrimental health effects if we don't learn how to sleep better. How to sleep better to reduce pain [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:17:37-07:00April 18th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How To Sleep Better To Reduce Pain

Does Work Life Balance Really Exist?

One of the most pressure-filled phrases of the 20th century (and into the 21st) is work life balance. Somewhere between the advances in the assembly line that sped up production and the advances in technology that made information available in an instant, our working lives have steadily overtaken everything else. Understanding [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:17:45-07:00April 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Does Work Life Balance Really Exist?

Mental Health Issues For Veterans

Veterans returning from service overseas often continue to experience the war long after they have left the front lines. They may not have a physical injury, but trauma from war can be hidden and far more serious long-term. As the wars in the Middle East continue into a second decade, [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:36:59-07:00April 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Mental Health Issues For Veterans

13 Breakthrough Health Stories From 2015… So Far

This year in health news has been filled with breakthroughs regarding everything from sleep to homeopathy to the importance of vitamin D. All of these breakthroughs and new research findings can have a huge impact on pain patients and their treatments. Here’s a roundup of what’s been happening in research [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:36:18-07:00August 24th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 13 Breakthrough Health Stories From 2015… So Far

Beating The Heat With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can impact all areas of life, especially when it is accompanied by lethargy and irritation. Restful sleep is arguably the most important tool in the daily fight against chronic pain, but more than half of chronic pain sufferers also suffer from sleep disorders. Why? Pain disrupts both quantity [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:51:04-07:00August 6th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Beating The Heat With Chronic Pain

Insomnia

Why You Can’t Sleep There are two different kinds of insomnia: primary and secondary, although secondary is the most common. If you have trouble sleeping, you may be experiencing secondary insomnia, which is called "secondary" because it's actually a symptom of another problem. Let's look at some of the causes [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:07:48-07:00July 16th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Insomnia