A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 50 million Americans live with chronic pain. Pain is complicated, because it can be difficult to identify the source of it, treat it and live with it!
The mother in this article discusses her experience with having her teenage son’s wisdom teeth pulled. Before the procedure was even done, the dentist prescribed her son Percocet, an opioid.
Country music icon Willie Nelson has always been known as a marijuana smoker. But recently, the 86-year-old announced that he has given up smoking weed.
At 61-years-old, pop music icon Madonna is still touring. But unfortunately, she recently had to cancel the last North American show of her Madame X Tour due to what she described as “indescribable pain” that brought her to tears.
Part of what I love most about my job is that I get to learn about different health issues and educate the public about them. The pH Labs team and I really pride ourselves on creating a safe online community where members can share their health obstacles and receive feedback on how they can be proactive about them.
The beauty of the Internet is that we have access to all sorts of information, including information about health-related issues. The problem is that sometimes people do not always get their information from credible sources. As a result, misinformation can result.
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Let’s talk about cannabis!Reportedly, Americans are more interested in CBD (cannabidiol, a chemical found in cannabis plants) than any other health topic. And there is so much confusion surrounding cannabis that people are getting arrested for perfectly legal activity.
Being pregnant is one of the greatest joys, but it comes with a lot of aches and pains! When I was pregnant with my son, I constantly dealt with headaches and back pain. And, of course, when your pregnant, your always worried about what you are putting into your body for the sake of your baby’s health.
Localized cryotherapy, when applied in the early postoperative period, can manage the swelling after dental surgery.
Back in April, Norweigan Air got major criticism and pushback for their dress code requiring that their female flight attendants wear high heels as part of their uniform. Apparently, female flight attendants could wear flats once they were flying, however, they were required to wear heels outside of the cabin. For example, when entering or exiting the plane.
Sometimes pain is managed with highly addictive drugs called opioids. Now opioids have contributed to a drug epidemic in America. So clearly it’s important for us all to be proactive about pain management and explore credible alternative therapies to alleviate pain. Two pain relieving therapies are cryotherapy and thermography.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 54 million adults in the United States have some form of doctor-diagnosed arthritis. And this number is projected to increase to 78 million by 2040.
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