Chronic inflammation can lead to a host of diseases. The good news is that there are different things you can do every day to naturally reduce chronic inflammation and improve your overall health.
A key study came out in 2015 related to the use of Tylenol for back pain and osteoarthritis. This study, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia, was significant because it used a broad pool of data – reviewing the findings of 13 previous studies on the subject.
According to the American Psychological Association, 75% of adults reported experiencing moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, and since stress and pain are closely linked, it’s no wonder that neck pain is the number three source of chronic pain and that more than 25% of us are affected by it. How can stress contribute to neck pain, and how can you reduce stress to find neck pain relief?
There’s nothing like the holiday season for reconnecting with friends and family and sharing in gratitude for a good year and good health, but this same time of year can also become stressful because of added familial obligations, plenty of rich and indulgent holiday meals, and the frenzy of holiday shopping or approaching deadlines.
Striking the right hydration balance can be tricky. The body, which is about 60 percent water, needs water to stay alive. Every system depends on it – from carrying nutrients to the cells and flushing toxins from organs.
For those suffering with back pain, the summertime can be difficult to handle – for multiple reasons. One aspect is straightforward: the increase in temperature and humidity. The other element is activities that tend to occur during summer that can be particularly taxing on the body.
When it comes to gauging summer heat, you always hear the saying “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity!” While humidity certainly can make high temperatures feel hotter (up to 15-20 degrees!), dry heat can be just as taxing on the body and staying hydrated is essential to keeping your body operating in top form this summer.