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Multiple Myeloma: Managing Bone Pain

From medication and surgery to stress-reduction techniques, here are ways to cope with bone pain.

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Should You Lay Off the Cheese and Yogurt — Or Load Up?

Conflicting research says that for some inflammatory conditions, dairy is harmful, while for others, it’s actually helpful. Find out if your condition is one that should be loading up on cheese, or ridding dairy altogether.

Kratom pill bottle and kratom capsules on a nightstand.

The Great Kratom Controversy

Is kratom a natural a dietary supplement with pain-relieving properties — or is it an addictive drug?

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To Sleep With Your Dog, or Not to Sleep With Your Dog?

On one hand, a new study shows that sleeping with your pet can help ease chronic pain symptoms. On the other hand, another study shows that sleeping with your dog may result in… no sleep at all. So, you may not be in pain, but you won’t be well-rested. Choose your poison.

Woman at work experiencing neck pain.

Can Thyroid Conditions Cause Chronic Pain?

As many as 80 percent of thyroid patients experience muscle pain. These are the medical and natural approaches you can try for pain management.

Woman with breast cancer and well-controlled pain.

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.

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10 Common Causes of Low Back Pain

Injuries, osteoporosis, and even fear can contribute to back pain. Learn these 10 common reasons why your back might be bothering you.

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10 Surprising Reasons Your Back Hurts

Back pain isn't always the result of a serious injury. You might be surprised by some of these simple, everyday causes of back pain.

Woman with low back pain sitting in chair at work.

Mistakes You’re Making That Are Making Your Back Pain Worse

These are such simple everyday things that you probably don’t even realize they’re contributing to your back pain — like the foods you eat. Yep, they could be the culprit.

Woman with lower back pain.

9 Unexpected Conditions That Cause Back Pain

What comes first — back pain, or these other health conditions that cause your back pain?