Saturday, November 22, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Telling Their Story: Women In Pain Survey

Eighty percent of women with chronic pain believe they have been discriminated against in the healthcare system. Eighty-four percent feel that doctors treat them differently because they’re women. Sixty-five percent feel that them being a woman caused doctors take their pain less seriously.


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posted 11/21/2014, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

Reversing Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

The drugs that are approved to reduce the pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy are expensive. But your doctor can prescribe much less costly drugs that might save you thousands of dollars and may work equally well.


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posted 11/19/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

Librarian and Writer

Schizophrenia Recovery Strategies: Giving Thanks

It seems counter-intuitive to give thanks when you have schizophrenia. Yet focusing on the positive lightens your mood and could possibly ease the pain in your body too.


In studies, people who wrote a daily recounting of things they were grateful for had lower levels of depression and stress. Weekly grateful journal... Read moreChevron

posted 11/18/2014, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Ice Pick Headaches - The Basics - Updated

It's not unusual for someone who has migraines to have more than one type of migraine or another entirely different headache disorder. Up to 40% of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/17/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Painful Shoulder Treatment: NSAID Pills versus Steroid Injections

Shoulder pain can be quite debilitating. Think about everything the shoulders allow you to do during daily life. You can wash your hair, brush your teeth and feed yourself all because of these versatile joints. It is nearly impossible to do any of those activities without the use of your shoulders. So when shoulder pain starts, you might be... Read moreChevron

posted 11/16/2014, comments (0)|

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