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Ease your pain by controlling your mind

Dependency on pain medication is on the rise, and studies have found that many older adults are at a high risk for addiction, hospitalization, and even death because of the habit of managing pain with drugs. A safer approach may be for people to change their mental perception of pain. Doing this enables them to increase their tolerance levels and not be so quick to reach for the pill bottle.  (Locked) More »

Headache remedies to help you feel better

When headache pain has you in its grip, a fast-acting headache remedy is a top priority. Some headache remedies come in the form of medication. But there are also many ways to achieve natural headache relief. Feeling better may require a combination of treatments. Headache remedies for migraine headaches are usually prescription drugs, such as More »

Feel your pain: The health risk of migraines in men

While migraines tend to affect more women, migraines in men do happen. An estimated 9% of men are regular sufferers. Genetics also play a role since approximately 70% of sufferers have a close relative with the problem. Unlike other types of headaches--tension and cluster headaches, for example--migraines can interfere with sleep and daily functions. People who suffer from frequent migraines are also more likely to have other health issues, such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, and restless legs syndrome, according to the Harvard Medical School Special Health Report Headaches: Relieving and preventing migraines and other headaches, published by Harvard Health Publishing. More »

Causes of headaches

It’s hard to think about the causes of headaches when you’re struggling with pain. Once you’re feeling better, figuring out what leads to the agony can help you dodge it in the future. This requires you to pay attention to the environment, eating habits, and activities that spark headache discomfort. More »

Shaking off shingles

One in three adults is predicted to get shingles at some point. It is essential to seek immediate medical attention, as untreated shingles can increase your risk for chronic pain, blindness, and other long-term health problems, including cardiovascular problems. (Locked) More »