Posts Tagged ‘pain’

Severe Stomach Pain

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Everyone has probably had their share of ordinary stomach aches. It’s annoying and painful, but you know that sooner or later it will pass. It’s most-likely something you had for lunch, you say and dismiss the subject. Severe stomach pain, though, is another story. Thankfully, most people don’t experience excruciating abdominal pain. But those who…

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How Laughing Helps Your Health

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“Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was right – it’s also the glue that holds friendships together. To laugh together at life’s ridiculous turn of events makes those events bearable. To laugh at the funny things in life makes life wonderful. The real gift is having a friend to share … laughter with.” ― Ellen…

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Benefits Of Mindfulness For Seniors

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Have you ever heard of mindfulness? Mindfulness is all over the place these days. While this practice has been around for ages and requires nothing more that yourself, it has seen a surge in popularity in the western world. Today, there are apps and guided meditations along with workshops and courses. You can read about…

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Do You Know About The Dangers Of Opioid Painkillers And How To Deal With Them?

Pain is an unfortunate reality for many elderly individuals. Fortunately, though, there are ways to deal with it. Common methods include prescription drugs, over-the-counter (OTC) medications and pain management techniques, like yoga and meditation. Opioid Painkillers Opioid painkillers, a prescription-based treatment, are popular and can be extremely potent. But they can also be very dangerous.…

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