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New Review Digs into the Connection Between Migraines and Diet

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Jan 24, 2017

Foods are often a bigger part of our lives than we realize; some have the ability reduce inflammation and calm chronic conditions, while others can, in fact, make them worse. It turns out, according to a recent report, that the things we consume are also linked to migraines. The in-depth review listed certain foods to avoid - and some to include - in a migraine-reducing diet. 

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Topics: Blog, Headaches, Migraine, Scientific Research

Are Sedentary Behaviors Causing Pain in our Kids?

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Nov 29, 2016

Pain among kids may be more common than you think. In fact, research shows that between 20-35% of children worldwide are currently experiencing chronic pain.[1] And, often, this chronic pain doesn't stop in childhood, but continues on to adulthood. But preventing this lifelong pain may be as simple as figuring out the factors that are contributing to it. A new study in the Journal of Pain[2] explored what these factors might be, hinting that childhood lifestyle habits may play a large role in the development of pain.

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Topics: Blog, Chronic Pain, Headaches, Kids