New Study Shows Painkillers Increase Obesity Risk up to 95% You don’t need me to tell you that we’re in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Each year, the figures get worse. And the pain of it is, our diets aren’t the only cause for the problem. Many of those with computer-focusedRead More →

By Dana Bradberry, People with chronic illnesses go through a lot on a daily basis. From the horrid array of physical symptoms to the dreaded psychological torture, we are warriors constantly battling an invisible war within our very own bodies. Some days the pain, both physical and psychological, is somewhat bearableRead More →

By Jessica Martin, Lidocaine infusions were shown to provide long-lasting and adequate analgesia in 41% of patients with chronic pain, and to be associated with mild side effects in a study recently published in Pain Medicine.1   Researchers retrospectively reviewed the charts of 233 adult patients (average age, 51; 54% women) with chronicRead More →

By Paige Wyant, The holidays are an exciting and joyful time for many, but for those with chronic illness, they can be the cause of some extra stress and frustration. Trying to manage all of life’s normal responsibilities is challenging enough, but throw in a chronic illness (or several) and the bustle of the holidays,Read More →

By Dr. Amy Myers, Multiple sclerosis , or MS, affects roughly 2.5 million people around the world. It affects more women than men, and is most often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. And while many people suffer from this condition, there are 4 different types of MS: relapsing-remitting, secondary-progressive, primary-progressive, and progressive-relapsing.Read More →