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Chronic Pain Costs Americans $635 Billion

Chronic Pain Costs Americans $635 Billion

Chronic pain costs Americans up to $635 billion a year in additional health care coverage and lost productivity, according to a comprehensive new study. The economic burden of chronic pain in the U.S. now exceeds that of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Researchers at John Hopkins University analyzed data on over 20,000 adult patients in […]

Vitamin D Relieves Joint & Muscle Pain For Breast Cancer Patients

Vitamin D Relieves Joint & Muscle Pain For Breast Cancer Patients

High-dose vitamin D relieves joint and muscle pain for many breast cancer patients taking estrogen-lowering drugs, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The drugs, known as aromatase inhibitors, are commonly prescribed to shrink breast tumors fueled by the hormone estrogen and help prevent cancer recurrence. They are […]

Healthy Tips For Keeping Hip and Knee Joints Pain Free

Healthy Tips For Keeping Hip and Knee Joints Pain Free

Research says that healthy joints not only could save your hips, knees and back from painful arthritis, it could save your life. It is the knee or hip osteoarthritis – the common joint destroyer that dogs one in four of us by middle age – can raise your risk for an early death by 55 percent, boosting your […]

Alcohol Helps Reducing Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Alcohol Helps Reducing Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Lots of studies have suggested that drinking alcohol – in moderation, of course – can bestow certain health benefits, most notably a reduced risk of heart disease. Now, new research indicates it may also lessen the pain and disability of rheumatoid arthritis. The results are based on 873 rheumatoid arthritis patients who completed questionnaires about […]