Archive for the ‘Pain’ Category

Tension Headache Or Migraine?

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Not all headaches are migraines, and all migraines are not severe. The simple definition of a migraine is a “one-sided” headache – a headache that affects only one side of the head or the top of the head.

Headaches that affect both temples or both the front and back of the head are more likely due to tension, sinus infection, TMJ disorder or other cause.

This is where it gets a little controversial: To many people, the term migraine usually means a very severe and painful headache. In reality, though, migraine actually refers to the location and possibly the type of headache, and has nothing to do with severity. Some people who have migraines experience absolutely no pain, just visual symptoms. In contrast, other people with severe tension headaches require hospitalization.

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Take Steps to Reduce Nerve Pain

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Today, lets talk about nerve pain. Many people live with chronic nerve pain every day. And most of them have been told there is nothing they can do except bear it. Modern discoveries are showing this may not be entirely true.

Lessening nerve pain
There are many different conditions that cause nerve pain. The examples that follow show that three basic steps are needed in all conditions causing nerve pain:

  1. Remove the underlying cause (such as toxic sugar, virus infection or nerve strangulation)
  2. Restore proper nutrition
  3. Reduce stress

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