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The Truth Behind Herbal Supplements

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Mar 21, 2017

Plants have been used for centuries as a method to control pain and inflammation, and they're a remedy that's still used by many people today. But, since herbal supplements aren't held to the same standards as other medicines, not all actually deliver on what they promise.

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Topics: Blog, Treatment Options, Complementary Treatments

Managing Lingering Pain After Shingles

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Mar 7, 2017

When the Chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster) enters your system, it doesn't leave. It reamains in your body and, later in life, has the potential to cause an even more sinister outbreak: shingles. And, to make it worse, the condition brings with it the possibility of long-term chronic pain, a condition known as postherpetic neuralgia. Effectively treating these conditions requires proper and timely treatment. 

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Topics: Blog, Chronic Pain