Ovarian Cancer and Other Gynecological Sources of Chronic Pain

September is a month for awareness of both pain and ovarian cancer. Chronic pain is something that many people live with and struggle with daily, and women often experience pain because of gynecological health conditions, including ovarian cancer. These conditions not only cause pain but can also trigger other symptoms and complications, but there is hope for treatment and pain management. Ovarian cancer. Cancer of the ovaries can cause a number of symptoms, including pelvic or Continue Reading→

When PMS Symptoms Are Worth Getting Checked Out

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and as the fifth largest cause of cancer-related deaths in women, it's important to be informed of the disease. In 2018, an estimated 22,240 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 14,070 will die. The cancer is often undetected until it begins to spread to the pelvis and the abdomen, which is where symptoms usually arise. In the early stages, there are rarely symptoms. But when symptoms do begin, they are commonly diagnosed to be other Continue Reading→

5 Athletes That Have Dealt With Chronic Injuries

Professional athletes always make for interesting studies where health and injury is concerned. They tend to have access to the best doctors and most advanced treatments on the planet, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that they’re quite literally paid to stay fit. Because of these things they can sometimes recover from serious Continue Reading→

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How Stress Can Impact Pain Perception in Endometriosis

Chronic pain can be paralyzing for women, stopping them from achieving important personal and professional goals. There are many conditions that can be caused by factors such as hormonal changes, responses to medication, and societal interference; one of these, is endometriosis: a disease affecting over five million women in Continue Reading→

Foods for chronic pain

[FREE DOWNLOAD] The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating with Chronic Pain

Pain fighting foods can help you in your triumph over chronic pain. Following these guidelines of "The Do's and Don'ts of Eating with Chronic Pain" can ease the pain of Fibromyalgia, back pain, arthritis, and IBS. I've spoken on my show with Anne Wilson about foods that fight pain and slim the body, and how she is living a virtually pain-free life with arthritis by changing her diet. We've also learned from guest Lisa DeFazio, healthy lifestyle expert, nutritionist, and TV host, about our Continue Reading→

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 and nutrition when pain threatens to change Continue Reading→

low back pain stretches

[FREE DOWNLOAD] Low Back Stretches for Pain Relief

Are you suffering from lower back pain? About 80% of Americans are at some point during their lives. Stretching on a regular basis can improve mobility, lengthen back muscles and reduce chronic pain. Here are some stretches to get you moving. Download Continue Reading→

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Yoga for Well-Being and Comfort

Aches and Gains radio guest Dima, a vice president in financial services, suffered a serious motorcycle accident and Jiu jitzu injury, which left him with a herniated disc and severe pain. Always athletic, active and outgoing, Dima’s chronic pain forced him to step away from the quality of life he was accustomed to, an all too common consequence many pain sufferers experience. Dima became introverted and withdrawn from social situations, especially related to sports. His focus shifted to Continue Reading→

Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids

Dr. Christo is proud to host: Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids This video covers: -Acupuncture -Chiropractic Care -Thermal Therapy -Physical Therapy -Massage Therapy This video is available to patients and physicians. If you are a patient, please click here and select the button "Go Straight to the Video (No CME)". If you are a physician earning credit, you may begin here.   Continue Reading→

Four New Year’s Resolutions You Haven’t Made Yet

We are all aware of standard New Year’s resolutions - eat healthier and exercise more to lose weight and improve our lives. Both foods and exercise can have important pain-reducing effects. In addition, let’s consider lesser known strategies for feeling better, and overcoming pain in the New Year. Find someone who inspires you: Many celebrities and everyday people have shared their triumphs over their pain on my radio show, Aches and Gains.  Sometimes, the best way to cope with pain is Continue Reading→

Fighting the Opioid Crisis – Fox News

Should marijuana be used to address the opioid crisis? Jun. 23, 2018 - 3:16 - Some push to provide pot as a substitute for painkillers; pain management specialist weighs in on 'Fox & Friends.' Continue Reading→

War on Opioids featured on i24 News

CROSSROADS | War on Opioids with Dr. Paul Christo Watch Dr. Christo discuss the war on opioids live on air. He discusses the new proposed bill, how programs can be effective for people battling addiction, what role the drug makers play, and the pain epidemic in America today. Continue Reading→

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Ovarian Cancer and Other Gynecological Sources of Chronic Pain

Ovarian Cancer and Other Gynecological Sources of Chronic Pain

September is a month for awareness of both pain and ovarian cancer. Chronic pain is something thatRead More
When PMS Symptoms Are Worth Getting Checked Out

When PMS Symptoms Are Worth Getting Checked Out

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and as the fifth largest cause of cancer-related deathRead More
5 Athletes That Have Dealt With Chronic Injuries

5 Athletes That Have Dealt With Chronic Injuries

Professional athletes always make for interesting studies where health and injury is concerned. ThRead More

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