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5 Best Types Of Massage That Can Help With Your Pain

Massage is one of the ancient arts of wellness. First mentions of massage occurred in China in 2700 BCE, but it was not long before it spread to the Middle East, Greece, and India. Massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body. The goal of this manipulation [...]

Where To Find Caregiver Support Groups Online And In Person

Caring for a family member with chronic pain or another chronic illness can be challenging. When the diagnosis happens, caregivers are busy with the work of finding out more about the illness, treatment options, and coordinating care. Once this early stage is complete, caregiving becomes a daily routine that can [...]

By | 2018-05-29T14:04:38-07:00 June 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Is the Purpose of Stress?

A big deadline at work. A life-changing event. A public speaking engagement. The thousand daily tasks that never seem to get finished. All of these things cause stress. But what is the purpose of stress in our lives, and is there anything positive that comes from feeling stress? What is [...]

By | 2018-04-06T15:56:20-07:00 April 6th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

Top 10 Most Stressful Life Events: The Holmes And Rahe Stress Scale

The Holmes And Rahe Stress Scale is often used by doctors to find this answer: Can the most stressful life events predict future illness? Two researchers in 1967 thought so. Combing through the medical records of over 5,000 patients with an eye to seeing if there was a connection between illness [...]

What You Need To Know About Mental Health Issues For Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a neurological disorder that affects approximately 12 million people in the U.S. This chronic disorder causes aches and pains in the body that are severe enough to impact normal activity and disrupt sleep. If those symptoms weren't enough, however, fibromyalgia also often causes mental health issues for many patients. [...]

By | 2017-05-04T15:46:22-07:00 April 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

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