Neuropathy is a condition associated with numbness, tingling and pain in nerve endings - generally the hands and feet.
The pain can eventually become excruciating - and debilitating.
It's common when you have, or have had, uncontrolled blood sugar levels, rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.
But whatever its cause, there's one thing you can do minimise your pain. Cut this food out of your di... ››› more
If you suffer from arthritis or any other form of chronic pain, you're probably taking some form of painkillers.
You're probably also watching what you eat and trying to exercise a little.
But did you know you that something as simple as touch could also help you feel less pain?
It's one of the reasons massage is so effective - keep reading to find out more... A hands-on approach to pain ... ››› more
One of the most obvious signs of cancer is constant, unrelenting pain. But a new study's just found that certain non-cancer pain conditions, like back pain and migraine, can be so bad that they lead to an increased risk of suicide. But if your painkillers just aren't working, don't give up hope as there're three natural ways to soothe your chronic pain instead…
The Veterans’ Affairs ... ››› more
Fish oil has been studied extensively for its ability to reduce certain cardiovascular risk factors, notably triglycerides and blood pressure, due to its content of fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).
While it's well-known that fish oil provides heart health benefits, not many people know that fish oil also contributes to healthy joints. Read on to learn how ... ››› more
With the temperatures shifting from cool to hot, you'll take note of the fluctuations in your body, changes in your mood and flexibility in your joints and muscles.
The temperature changes may also inspire you to get outdoors and go running, hiking or biking!
If achy joints and muscles are standing in the way of your fitness goals, try these two invigorating turmeric remedies!
Why turmer... ››› more
Life is full of aches and pains…
Physical pain can result due to numerous reasons, for example - inflammation and spasms, arthritis and rheumatism, sports injuries that can cause muscle pains or even bad posture that can cause backache.
Luckily, no matter what the cause of your pain is, there are some essential oils that can really help! The next time you're suffering from a terrible stre... ››› more
If you suffer from arthritis, you know how painful it can be. The degenerative condition, which is marked by inflammation in your joints, can cause severe pain and stiffness. Luckily, though, there are a number of essential oils that can help with that!
Essential oils are plant products that pack powerful antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. They're an effect... ››› more
So you've got carpal tunnel syndrome and are wondering if it's at all possible to heal it. The answer is: Yes, of course you can!
First, let me help you understand what causes carpal tunnel syndrome, then I'll let you in on how a doctor recommends you can heal it.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it?
Carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS, is a relatively common condition. It occur... ››› more
I've been thinking about which essential oils I use most during the winter months. Don't get me wrong, I'm a lover of all essential oils (not only for their delightful fragrances, but also their super health-enhancing benefits), but I've got to say that wintergreen is one I simply can't do without during the chilly season.
Why, you ask?
Well, it's pretty simple: Wintergreen oil has the abili... ››› more
There's nothing worse than waking up with a stiff, locked or rigid neck… I feel your pain!
Waking up feeling as though you slept pushed up against a rock or with your head on backwards is usually the result of a previous injury or a bad pillow.
If you're looking for a few natural tricks you can try out to loosen a stiff neck after a bad night's sleep, you've come to the right place!
Th... ››› more
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