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Is Acupuncture A Suitable Form Of Treatment For My Chronic Pain?

Acupuncture has come a long way since its Chinese origin more than 2000 years ago. Acupuncture is now a mainstream treatment for a variety of medical conditions if performed by a licensed professional who has had the proper training. Acupuncture consists of inserting hair-fine needles into the skin. These needles are strategically inserted at specific spots around the body. It…
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Fish Oil Supplements for Healthy Joints

In today’s society we are being bombarded with health information and advice about how to maintain our health. It can be overwhelming for many of the individuals who truly do wish to be healthy, but aren’t sure where to start. Our bodies are comprised of different systems. Each system has its own needs in order to stay functioning at optimal…
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TMJ Related Pain Explained

You have likely heard of or know someone who suffers from TMJ pain. Perhaps you yourself have been diagnosed or you suspect that you suffer from TMJ pain. The truth is that TMJ pain is quite complex and often not fully understood. What many do not know is that TMJ is not a diagnosis, although many people refer to the…
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Magnesium for Managing Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Living with chronic neuropathic pain can be challenging. Neuropathic pain refers to the pain associated with the body’s nervous system not functioning the way that it should. The way the nervous system responds to stimuli in people with chronic neuropathic pain is quite different from the way the nervous system functions in someone without neuropathic pain. For those who live…
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Chronic Arthritic Pain and Nightshade Foods

Arthritis is a term used to describe a variety of different joint pain and joint degeneration. Symptoms of arthritis can include swelling and inflammation, joint stiffness, pain that becomes worse with time and a decrease in the body’s range of motion. Arthritis can cause simple daily activities to be excruciating. Oftentimes those who suffer from arthritis can find basic tasks…
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The Intervertebral Disc Explained

If you are one of the many who have suffered with chronic back pain, leg pain and numbness or weakness of the arms or legs, you many also have been told that the discs in your spine are to blame. When patients are first diagnosed with an intervertebral disc problem, (usually through diagnostic imaging) a common first reaction is one…
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