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Shocking reality: How bed rest can actually cause back pain

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(NaturalHealth365) Have you ever wondered if too much bed rest can actually cause back pain? Well, you’re right! In fact, a 2007 study published in the scientific journal Spine confirms what most people would be shocked to hear – just how much physical inactivity can change your spine. And, just for the record, when we refer to ‘bed rest’ – we mean any kind of forced or ... Read More »

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Banana Boat sunscreen leaves 5 year old with first degree burns and terrible pain

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(NaturalHealth365) With summer officially upon us, parents are understandably concerned with protecting their children’s skin from sunburn. But this natural parental urge to protect had a disastrous result for a five-year-old boy in Newport, South Wales – who suffered first-degree chemical burns and severe pain after his father slathered him with Banana Boat sunscreen before the child went outside to ... Read More »

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Bacteria in the gut linked to arthritis and joint pain, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) It has long been assumed that osteoarthritis, in obese people, was only caused by excess wear and tear on their joints. However, new research out of the University of Rochester Medical Center reveals that a gut microbiome imbalance – including a deficit of Bifidobacteria – is the likely culprit. The evidence shows a high fat, Western-style diet alters gut ... Read More »

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to more painful digestive health problems

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin D is integral to immune system health, bone health, brain functioning and fighting cancer. Now new research out of the University of Sheffield Department of Oncology and Metabolism has found that optimal vitamin D levels can help to ease painful IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) symptoms as well. IBS (sometimes called IBD – Irritable Bowel Disease) is a painful ... Read More »

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How holding hands can help decrease pain, researchers reveal

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(NaturalHealth365) Holding hands can be a romantic gesture or a way to show affection toward any human being you care about. Now a recent collaborative study by the University of Haifa and the University of Colorado Boulder is showing that holding hands can cause a measurable entrainment that reduces physical pain naturally. Sharing human touch by holding hands results in ... Read More »

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Over-the-counter pain medication will LOWER the benefits of exercise, according to Stanford University research

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(NaturalHealth365) The benefits of exercise could be offset by some troubling side effects – especially if you take “after-workout” pain medication such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), according to two recent studies. Stanford University researchers have determined that the combination of exercise and the use of NSAIDs for pain can overtax the kidneys and actually reduce muscle recovery times. For ... Read More »

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Back pain relief found by maintaining proper levels of vitamin D in the body

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the American Chiropractic Association, Americans spend a staggering $50 billion a year on back pain – and this is a conservative estimate. With up to 80 percent of the population suffering back pain at some point in their lives, the ailment is one of the most common reasons for missing work. Of course, conventionally-trained physicians tend to ... Read More »

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How the use of CBD oil triggers the end of chronic illness pain

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(NaturalHealth365) If you suffer with a chronic illness – you may find the information (here) about CBD to be a great place to begin your journey back to optimal health. At first glance, the theory that some people suffer with pain due to a “deficiency” of cannabinoids – the psychoactive compounds in marijuana – could pass for a tongue-in-cheek witticism ... Read More »

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Exposing the truth about painkillers: The warnings and solutions

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(NaturalHealth365) More than 25 million American adults – roughly 11.2 percent of the population – report having chronic pain, according to the National Institutes of Health. This epidemic has triggered an unprecedented national spike in the use (and abuse) of painkillers – including over-the-counter drugs and prescription opioid medications. Tragically, 44 people die in the United States every day as ... Read More »

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Common pain medication increases risk of heart attack after only one week of usage

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(NaturalHealth365) In a stunning revelation, a recent study has shown that the common pain medication class called NSAIDs can raise heart attack risk by as much as 100 percent. All five NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) studied were found to increase heart attack risk significantly within the first week of use, said researchers. Risk of myocardial infarction from over the counter ... Read More »

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HPV vaccine puts 13 year old in wheelchair with constant whole body pain, mother claims and doctors deny

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(NaturalHealth365) Zara Beattie of Wigton, Cumbria says she would rather be dead than continue living wheelchair-bound with the pain she is in – due to the HPV vaccine.  This is an extremely heartbreaking turn for the 13 year old, who used to be a very promising athlete. Her family believes a vaccine injury from the Gardasil shot is to blame ... Read More »

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Why use a ginger compress for detox, healing and pain relief

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Learn all about how to make a ginger compress (NaturalHealth365) Ginger root has been prized for its medicinal properties for centuries. In fact, it happens to be a highly effective way to treat nausea and a wide range of digestive issues. However, ginger root benefits don’t stop there; in addition to its effectiveness when taken internally, it also offers assistance ... Read More »

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