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Back and Neck Pain and Your Mattress and Pillow

I can’t tell you how many days I wake up with a stiff neck. Is it any coincidence that my husband also wakes up with a stiff back quite often, and that our pillow top mattress has become severely disfigured over the past year? We unfortunately bought a pillow top mattress when we first [...]

You Must Be Joking : Painkillers Not as Addictive as Once Thought?

I almost spit my coffee out as I read this headline, because just knowing my own personal experience with narcotic painkiller drugs years ago after surgery tells me that this “finding”  is completely false.  A study was recently done that concluded that painkillers of the narcotic, hardcore variety that is hooking so many people [...]

Natural Remedies for Back Pain : Do They Work?

Back pain can be a particularly bothersome, if not crippling type of pain to deal with, especially if you are an active individual.  Pain in our backs is actually a signal of something bigger, usually it is because our posture is slightly off, our stomach muscles need to be strengthened to carry our back [...]

Are There Alternative Therapies for Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia can be a great robber of life enjoyment and overall happiness. It can contribute to depression because of the pervasive pain and discomfort that accompanies this disorder.  Are there alternative therapies and treatments that really ease the discomfort, for this often-times debilitating disease?

This mysterious ailment is defined as a chronic musculoskeletal disorder [...]

Pain Medications Can’t Seem to Get it Right

The adverse side effects of so many modern prescsription pain medications are evident. Not only that, their addictive nature has spiraled out of control.  This has been drawn into the national spotlight as several celebrities have fallen victim to dangerous drug cocktails that often involve highly addictive pain medications like Vicodin and Oxycontin (see [...]