The terms "addiction" and "physical dependence" are not interchangeable, even though they're often used that way. Learn the difference.
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How well a new mother's pain is managed during her recovery from childbirth appears to directly influence her risk of postpartum depression.
A new study found a link between the bacteria that populate the digestive tract (called the gut microbiome) and this chronic pain condition. Here’s what that could mean.
While many people sing the praises of marijuana and its benefits, the drug isn’t without its risks. And the latest may affect your sedation levels in the operating room.
Is kratom a natural a dietary supplement with pain-relieving properties — or is it an addictive drug?
Injuries, osteoporosis, and even fear can contribute to back pain. Learn these 10 common reasons why your back might be bothering you.
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.
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.
What comes first — back pain, or these other health conditions that cause your back pain?