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New Study May Provide the Key to Better Pain-Fighting Drugs

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Aug 30, 2016

Over the last 20 years, research into new pain-fighting drugs has been underwhelming, as drug after drug fails in clinical trials.[1] But a new study found that the key may actually lie in a substance naturally produced by the body. The study explored the substance's effects in the body and how it could translate to better pain control in the coming years.

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Topics: Blog, Opioids, Pain relief, Pain relief options, Scientific Research

Yoga as a Complementary Treatment for Pain

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Jul 5, 2016

People are striving daily to find new and effective methods for pain relief. Whether it’s because they want to get away from opioids or their current treatments just aren’t cutting it, pain sufferers often turn to complementary treatments for relief. Take yoga, for example. This practice, based on Indian philosophy, is becoming more and more popular for the treatment of pain. But the question arises: Does it really work? Let’s find out.

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Topics: Blog, Back Pain,, Exercise, Yoga, Pain relief