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The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Pain Medication - INFOGRAPHIC

Debra Murray

  It cannot be denied that over-the-counter pain medications are convenient. No doctor trips required. No prescriptions needed. These drugs can be found in almost any drugstore or supermarket. However, the most convenient option does not always mean the safest option. Below, you’ll find a list of the dangers that are associated with over-the-counter pain medications along with some replacement natural remedies.   The Effect on Your Heart The improper use of ibuprofen blocks two important enzymes. Blocking these enzymes causes a gradual increase in blood pressure, which in turn causes inflammation and pain. Ibuprofen is actually associated with a...

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How to Know the Difference Between Muscle Pain and Joint Pain

Debra Murray

Joint and muscle pain are both so common that people often get them confused. They are actually two different medical conditions. Doctors refer to muscle pain as “myalgia” and joint pain is called “arthralgia.” Each one has to be cared for in a specific way, so it is important to understand the different symptoms between them.    How to Tell if it is Muscle Pain  Muscle pain is caused by different injuries than joint pain is. Usually, a person gets it when they overexert themselves, or they develop inflammation because of an illness. Tension and stress can contribute to it...

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Health Tips for Fibromyalgia Pain

Debra Murray

  Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes chronic widespread pain and tenderness on different points of the body. Although there is no known cure, there are several things that a patient can do to help relieve the symptoms. Sleep Because one of the main symptoms of fibromyalgia is chronic fatigue, getting enough sleep is essential. To do this you should practice good sleeping habits. Develop a sleep schedule and stick to it. Try to get 8 or 9 hours of sleep a night.For a better night's rest, avoid napping during the daytime. Avoid Stress This doesn't mean that you have to quit your job....

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Ease the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Debra Murray

Anyone who deals with the pain of fibromyalgia understands how debilitating and frustrating it can be. This condition involves pervasive pain throughout the body. Chronic in nature, it can flare up, intensifying with certain triggers, easing at other times. Inflammation is believed to be at the heart of this disorder, yet a definite cause is still unknown. Those who suffer can take heart. Lifestyle changes can help to ease their pain. Adequate rest is essential A good night's sleep is absolutely vital for anyone who has fibromyalgia. When you don't get enough sleep, your body produces more stress levels. This then results in more inflammation,...

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The Relationship Between Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

Debra Murray

If you are one of the unlucky people to suffer from arthritis, fibromyalgia, or a combination of both, you know how difficult it can be to face each day that is filled with pain. If you have been recently diagnosed, or suspect that this could be your problem, you'll want to see a specialist and pin point exactly what is causing your pain. You might be surprised to find that arthritis and fibromyalgia are related.  Fibromyalgia and Arthritis: Making the Connection  Arthritis is associated with aging. However, it can strike at any age and is caused by inflammation of the joints. This inflammation results...

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Breaking Health News on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Debra Murray

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) primarily affects people who work with their hands frequently. Though it can affect any person within any age group and demographic, CTS primarily affects middle-aged people. The reason for that is because the body's natural immune system has already weakened, making it harder for a person's body to fight inflammation and any deviation from normal body function, which is the case with CTS.     What causes CTS? Many things can cause CTS. However, recent research studies found that it was hard to directly pinpoint physical causes of CTS due to lack of pure evidence. Nevertheless, when everything is simplified,...

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