In part 1, we covered how rampant the pain addiction culture has become. If you missed it, you can read it here. Now, let’s switch gears and talk about solutions. Eliminating Pain A critical concept in pain management is that pain is not an outside...
How Bad is the Problem? About 20 years ago, with one quarter of Americans having chronic pain, the US government declared a war on pain. Unfortunately, it gave physicians absolutely no guidance on how to relieve pain effectively. So, with drug...
BREAST IS BEST: And here’s another reason why
Scientists testing the effectiveness of paracetamol vs a placebo in people with arthritic knees found a 52 per cent rate of success with both treatments.
Doctors may finally be latching on to a method of reducing swelling which has been used by old wives for hundreds of years - the common-or-garden cabbage leaf.
COX-2 AGAIN: Sorry, we haven’t finished with you yet
For years, non-specific anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and paracetamol (acetaminophen) were the medications of choice for joint pain. But NSAIDs quickly became COX-2 inhibitors associated with adverse gastrointestinal effects such as peptic...