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Why does my tongue hurt?

Learn about a number of common causes for tongue pain, including physical injury, thrush, and cold sores, along with treatment options.

All you need to know about iliac crest pain

Iliac crest pain is pain in the hip that can spread to other parts of the body. Learn more about its causes and treatment with this article.

Five benefits of fennel tea

Fennel tea is popular for its health benefits. We look at the benefits of fennel tea, including what the scientific studies say, and the traditional uses.

Breakthrough pain: Causes and medications

Learn about breakthrough pain, which may occur in those who experience chronic pain. What may trigger the pain and how can it be treated?

Diabetes: Effective relief for nerve pain steps closer

Painful nerve damage is common in diabetes but poorly understood. Now, a new study shows that blocking the molecule HCN2 may provide effective pain relief.

Five effective essential oils for headaches

Essential oils have been used throughout history for treating ailments. We look at five popular essential oils for treating headaches and migraines.

Does CBD oil work for chronic pain management?

CBD oil has become popular for pain treatment. We look at how it works, how it is used, and the benefits and risks of using CBD oil for pain management.

Seven tips for wisdom teeth pain relief

Wisdom teeth often emerge in early adulthood and can cause a lot of pain as they push through the gums. We look at seven tips to relieve the pain.

Patellofemoral syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

What is patellofemoral syndrome? In this article, learn about the main risk factors, prevention methods, and treatment options available.

Headache on the left side: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

In this article, we look at the causes of headaches on the left side, including underlying conditions, symptoms, treatments, and when to see a doctor.

Ledderhose disease: Treatments, diet, and surgery

What is ledderhose disease? What are the symptoms, what are the causes, does diet play a role in the condition and how is it diagnosed?

New assessment predicts fracture risk for patients in long-term care

Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research have developed and validated a new assessment to predict the risk of falls in long-term care patients.

Lower back pain may all be in the mind, study suggests

Feelings of stiffness in the lower back may simply be the brain's way of protecting us from future injuries, new research suggests.

Cortisone flare: Pain after a cortisone shot explained

Cortisone shots are used to treat inflammation, particularly in conditions such as arthritis. In some cases, pain can follow the shot. We look at why.

Anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth

The long-term use of over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth in young, healthy individuals engaging in weight training, according to a new study from Karolinska...

Anesthesia and surgery during infancy may impact white matter during childhood

General anesthesia and surgery in otherwise healthy infants under the age of 1 year old could be associated with decreases in the amount of white matter in the brain, as well as reductions in the...

Study explains why patients with shingles feel pain

Chickenpox is a typical childhood illness. In most cases, it is benign, and the symptoms disappear within ten days.

Five ways to cope with migraine

Migraines can be debilitating, making life more difficult for people who experience them frequently. What are some treatments and preventive approaches?

Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep

Lack of sleep immediately prior to surgery may worsen postoperative pain, but caffeine may help to offset this effect, according to a new study in rats.

Does platelet-rich plasma for the knee work?

The use of platelet-rich plasma as a treatment for knee pain is relatively new, and becoming more popular. Learn about this alternative treatment.

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