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It is now known through scientific studies there is a correlation between low levels of vitamin D in the body and pain. Research also concludes on the average, pain patients with low Vitamin D levels use twice as much “on average” pain medications (morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone) than those that supplement their diet with vitamin D. Since there are so many natural chronic pain relief supplements to choose from, we’ve also listed the top natural candidates for your dietary pain supplement consideration. Continue reading
The mindset change required to work around your pain is most important in order to meet your fitness goals; especially if your challenge is to manage acute and chronic pain. The mind must learn to embrace and adapt to a specific ill-health pain condition(s) and/or physical-mental limitations in order to increase fitness levels. And it is important to understand your medical condition and limitations before applying exercise. Without this knowledge you may further injure yourself during activity. Continue reading
Pain does not discriminate with only one part of being [physical]; it also challenges our mental and spiritual health. It stands to reason, if you have a fit-healthy encompassing being (mind, body, soul-spirit) before “any” stress, or disability event occurs; a much better processing of the pain adversity that follows will be much easier to deal with.
This does not mean you need a degree in epidemiology to apply a common sense approach to find resolve to a specific ill-health problem. What it does mean, by understanding how science identifies and treats epidemics in populations; the basic principles of this knowledge can provide the individual a better ill-health troubleshooting skill set that many centurions use to improve upon quality living experiences as they age! Continue reading
When I went into the military; during my physical examination the examining physician said, “You have another 5miles left on those feet,” he laughed a little with me [I had no idea what he meant-only to be enlightened 30 years later by a number of orthopedic surgeons] and sent me on my way to the next exam station. There should be greater importance impressed upon postural alignment and pain prevention programs in all educational institutions… Continue reading
I remember as a kid during my grade school years being corrected to sit up straight as I was comfortably slumped in my seat asking “What’s the big deal?” The grade school teachers would say something like, “You don’t want to look and walk like the hunchback from Notre Dame do you?” Continue reading
All too often, those with limited movement and pain begin to move even less when disability and supplemental services are provided. This level of comfort somehow nestles within many to sit around further disabling themselves. To develop a habit of less activity when one should be attempting to increase activity, “especially if one can walk” is detrimental and a contradiction to overall fit-healthy goals.