A tension headache can be short and episodic (lasting for about 30 minutes and occurring on 10 to 15 days every month) or chronic (a more severe version that lasts for a day or longer, and occurs more frequently). The onset of chronic tension headaches is usually preceded by the
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An estimated 15.8 million American adults practice yoga, but only 18 percent are age 55 and older. If you are part of this minority group, you should consider rolling out the mat. Yoga has a wide range of benefits for seniors—from improving brain health to lowering their risk of heart
By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief
Many patients ask me what they can do to reduce their blood pressure (BP) or get off BP medications. First, it’s important to understand what raises your BP.
Blood pressure is literally the flow pressure in blood vessels, a complex network of arteries and veins feeding
These strategies for natural pain relief serve as excellent natural pain killers and as alternatives to side-effect-laden pharmaceutical treatments.
Intensive Treatment for Juvenile Fibromyalgia: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Psychotherapy Can Help
If your child is suffering from fibromyalgia, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and psychotherapy in an intensive treatment plan can bring remarkable relief.
Many people use Aleve, Advil, Excedrin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) regularly to treat aches and pains. But NSAID side effects can be surprisingly dangerous.
Do you suffer from chronic pain, insomnia, or both? Treating sleep and pain often go hand in hand; learn about insomnia cures and pain management tools that will help you find relief.
Emerging evidence shows that meditation and mindfulness techniques can be effective low back pain, headache, and fibromyalgia natural treatment options.
How are you protecting yourself from getting sick this winter? Immune system boosters include mindfulness techniques, meditation, and mind-body therapies like yoga and tai chi.
Research on meditation and depression shows how this all-natural depression therapy works to conquer depression. Learn about the history and research of the ever-changing flow of the mind/body process.