where does pain come from?

Why Do We Feel Pain? How does It Work?

Imagine a life without pain. No aching joints. No stinging sunburns. No throbbing headaches.  Think again if you think that sounds great.

Some individuals can’t sense pain. They are born that way. They also tend to die young- unlike, say, people who cannot hear or see.

Pain protects us. You recoil in pain when you touch a hot stove. That sensation will help you avoid getting a burn that could be risky — even deadly. A foot’s throbbing instructs you to stay off it until it heals, so you don’t do more harm. Without those signs, we would all be in trouble. Big trouble!

Some pain is simple. Burn your skin, pull on a muscle or break a bone, and …

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Treatment Options To Help Relief Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is a major concern in the healthcare industry in America right now. Figures show that 29% of Americans have some form of lower back pain, and 85% of those must deal with a non-specific issue. The physicians understand that they have ongoing pain with no clear cause of the back pain. The result is a large portion of the population struggling on a daily basis. It also costs the nation as much a $90 billion a year in healthcare and disability.

This is an on-going problem within the US for a couple of reasons. First of all, there is the simple fact that there seems to be no cure for chronic back pain. There are too …

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Tips to Help you Choose the Right Mattress for Back Pain Treatment

A Guide to Choosing Best Mattress For Back Pain

Millions of people suffer from back pain every year.

While it is true that poor sleeping habits can be a cause of back pain, it is also true that having the right mattress is good for back pain treatment.

Even for those who are lucky enough not to have back pain, sleeping on an ergonomic mattress can go a long way in preventing back pain from creeping in.

However, shopping for a good mattress online is not an easy and straightforward task. Here are four tips to help you simplify the process of shopping for a mattress for back pain.…

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Homemade Pain Relievers

Homemade Pain Relievers For Back Pain

Not all the pain relief comes from medical treatment. Certain homemade pain relievers are very useful when it comes to eliminating the back pain.

Most of the people ignore the home-made remedies but they are usually the easiest, safest and at times the most effective. However, such remedies may not work for everyone who uses them, but it is worth trying.

You can try as many remedies as possible, and you will finally get one which is the best for you even if it is a little pain relief, it is worth.

Below are some of the effective recipes for homemade pain relievers for back pain:…

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Fiber: The Diet Workhorse

Fiber: The Diet Workhorse

Some medical advice that a person will hear today is to add fiber to your diet.  Fiber is a necessary part of a person’s diet because it has so many benefits.

Most people do not eat a healthy enough diet including the proper amount of fiber each day. Due to the lack of fiber in our  daily diets many people, especially seniors, can experience constipation issues.  This, in turn, can cause back pain or back soreness.  The Institute of Medicine recommends that each person consumes between 25 gr. (women)  to 35 gr. (men) of fiber each day.  It is honestly not that hard to do, but takes a little planning when you are at the grocery store and knowing which …

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Start Working Out And How To Stay Motivated

One of the best things a person can do for their health is to engage in some sort of physical activity several times a week. Exercise has been shown to have a phenomenal impact on mental health including: improved happiness, reduction of stress, better sleep, and boosted self-esteem. Anyone suffering from a mood disorder is usually advised by their therapist to engage in physical activity multiple times each week, if not daily.

Working out has also been proven in some cases to help patients lower their blood pressure better than prescription medications. Studies reveal that exercise (especially aerobic) can drastically reduce the chances of developing heart disease and diabetes.

With the numerous mental and physical wellness perks being common …

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Back Injury: A Leading Risk of Hiking and Extreme Outdoor Sports

Injuries are always a possibility in any type of physical activity. From concussions from a football game, breaking a limb in a bike accident, to straining back muscles while doing yard work, it can feel like a crisis is just one error in movement away. Though some injuries are unavoidable, some can be easily prevented by wearing protective gear, staying alert, choosing an appropriate level of difficulty in sports challenge, and stretching beforehand.

Seeking out the guidance of a licensed chiropractor can be a pertinent step in achieving a safer exercise routine. Regular visits to a chiropractor can help treat and sometimes prevent musculo-skeletal injuries. A chiropractor can advise their patients on safety practices to avoid injury to the …

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Effective Back Pain Treatments

Back pain is one of the most common conditions nowadays, with over 80 percent of adults living in North America complaining about it.

When it comes to treating back pain, it is wise to start with non-surgical options, such as medication, home remedies and exercises.

People who dive into extreme treatments, such as x-rays, narcotics, epidural injections or surgery, may experience more complications and have bigger issues in the long run.

Here are some of the most effective treatment options and remedies for back pain.…

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