THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2020 -- If you're not taking regular breaks to move around during your workday, your muscles may rebel after being scrunched in your desk chair hour after hour.
The rebellion might be felt in your neck, shoulders, back, hips and legs when you do finally stand up. Stop the insurrection with these three simple stretching exercises you can do without even leaving your workstation or office.
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019 -- Women with a history of domestic abuse are more likely to develop chronic conditions that cause pain and fatigue, a new study says.
British researchers examined medical records of more than 18,500 women who had suffered domestic abuse between 1995 and 2017 and more than 74,000 who had not been abused, to compare rates of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Fibromyalgia causes widespread body pain, while CFS causes extreme tiredness and other symptoms.
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 -- How much pain you feel when blood samples are taken could depend on how nice the person wielding the needle is, new research suggests.
Patients were 390% more likely to say their pain was well-controlled when the person taking their blood was courteous, according to a study presented recently at the Anesthesiology annual meeting, in Orlando.
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 -- Headache and migraine patients, take note: medical marijuana may help ease your pain.
The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a Canadian phone app that gathered feedback offered by 1,300 headache sufferers and nearly 700 migraine sufferers who used marijuana to treat their head pain.