Pain-Coping Blogs Every Woman Should Know

More than 100 million Americans suffer from pain, according to the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies. Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. According a 2009 U.S. Health and Human Services Report, women are more likely than men to experience migraines, neck pain, lower back pain, or face or …

Holiday Meals: Top Things to Avoid For Pain Relief

Food is a necessity of life, but what many people don’t realize is how certain foods can trigger inflammation. Many foods have chemicals that release neurotransmitters making your body more sensitive to inflammation and cell damage. Sensitivity due to Fibromyalgia, IBS, arthritis, and many more chronic pain inducing conditions can be heightened by eating these …

How to Prevent Pain

Millions of adults across the United States live with chronic pain. While you cannot mitigate all of the biological, psychological, and lifestyle risk factors associated with chronic pain, you can work to promote your own healthy lifestyle habits which helps decrease some of these risk factors. Developing and maintaining good physical and mental health routines …

Food for Thought: Diet Plays Significant Role in Pain Relief

Integrating foods into your diet that don’t stimulate the inflammatory chemicals in your body can fight inflammation, significantly reducing pain. Weight and nutrition may be a popular topic in the summer months, but most people could benefit from keeping these subjects top-of-mind all year round. Experts are finding that diet and excess weight are often …

When Pain Threatens Your Appetite, Part I

Do we live to eat, or eat to live?  Are there particular foods that can actually alleviate painful conditions? Our guest is Lisa DeFazio, healthy lifestyle expert, nutritionist, and TV host. She’s a certified registered dietitian with a masters degree in Nutritional Science. Lisa will explore these topics and help us regain control of our appetite …

When Pain Threatens Your Appetite, Part II

Do we live to eat, or eat to live?  Are there particular foods that can actually alleviate painful conditions?  Can certain foods, vitamins, or probiotics fight pain and elevate our mood? Our guest is Lisa DeFazio, healthy lifestyle expert, nutritionist, and TV Host. She’s a certified registered dietician with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. …

The Hidden Pain in Every Kitchen, Part I

Chefs spend their lives standing up, walking quickly, chopping, twisting, bending, and lifting heavy pots and pans. Executive Chef Mark Peel was the owner of the award-winning Los Angeles restaurant called Campanile. His work in the kitchen led to carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, and low back pain. He’s overcome all three conditions and continues …

The Hidden Pain in every Kitchen, Part II

Chefs spend their lives standing up, walking quickly, chopping, twisting, bending, and lifting heavy pots and pans. Executive Chef Mark Peel was the owner of the award-winning Los Angeles restaurant called, Campanile. His work in the kitchen led to carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, and low back pain. He’s overcome all three conditions and continued …

Osteoporosis: Silent, Searing and Bone Breaking

Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone isn’t able to keep up with the removal of old bone.  Bones then become weak, brittle, and painful — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause what is known as a “fragility fracture.”  Our guest is Dr. Keith …

Foods that Fight Pain & Slim the Body

If you’re like most of us, we sing the praises of good food.  Yet, we fight the battle of the waistline all the time.  More and more, we’re finding that what we eat – or don’t eat – can make a huge difference in how we feel.  But, can food really act as a pain …