Virtual reality games

Can Virtual Reality Games Help with the Opioid Epidemic?

Virtual reality games may help with the opioid epidemic.  When we think about virtual reality games, most of us would make up images of people relaxing on the couch, with the hours ticking away as they play. While many people may do that for fun.  Research is pointing to the idea that particular v
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7th September 2017
Neurostimulation Device

Frequent Migraine Headaches May be Prevented with New Neurostimulation Device1+1=3

Neurostimulation Device may prevent the frequent migraine headaches.  If you are someone who suffers from migraine headaches, you are not alone. In fact, the National Institutes of Health reports that around 12 percent of the U.S. population gets them (1). Migraine headaches are recurring attacks o
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3rd September 2017
Noninvasive Device

New Approved Noninvasive Device Helps Those with Intractable Pain

A Noninvasive device approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration.  Good news for many people suffering from intractable pain.  It may help bring pain relief for them.  This is a noninvasive neuromodulation device.  Xavant Technology developed it.  And will be available for those with ch
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30th August 2017
Chronic pain dismissal

Pain Dismissal in Adolescence

Chronic pain dismissal is not only a problem that adults around the country experience.  But it is also something that has an impact on children and adolescents. The American Pain Society reports that between 20 to 35% of children and adolescents around the world experience chronic pain.  In which
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23rd July 2017
Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Abuse Among Long-Term Opioid Users with Chronic Pain

Alcohol abuse long term opioid users having chronic pain is an issue that brings many challenges.  Such as financial costs, loss of productivity held back from doing things they love and more. Also often issues added to chronic pain that helps to complicate matters even more.  Such as abusing alc
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20th July 2017
Napping beneficial

Napping to Help Keep the Pain Away

Napping beneficial to keep chronic pain takes away. For those who have taken short naps during the day, they know just how refreshing it can be. Kept to a short time, you wake up feeling good the rest of the day.  Those suffering chronic pain, have more reasons to take a nap when they're feeling ti
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17th July 2017
Behavioral Activation

Using Behavioral Activation to Help Treat Chronic Pain

Behavioral Activation used to help to treat chronic pain. When it comes to finding ways to treat chronic pain, many professionals have challenges to overcome. With chronic pain having varied roots, and no one solid way to help bring people relief.  They faced with finding a variety of tools that ca
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14th July 2017
pain medications increase pain sensitivity

Do pain medications increase pain sensitivity?

Pain medications increase pain sensitivity.  Many people experiencing chronic pain want to grab an analgesic to help find relief. After all, analgesics exist for the very reason of easing the pain.  And they often do bring some level of pain relief to those who use them. These painkillers are oft
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5th July 2017
breastfeeding reduces chronic pain

Breastfeeding After C-Section May Help Reduce Chronic Pain

Breastfeeding reduces chronic pain after C-Section.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 32% of all births in the US today are by Cesarean.   Accounting for nearly 1.3 million births per year (1). Some of those women who have a C-section find that they experience c
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2nd July 2017
Anxiety Report Chronic Pain

Half of All Adults with Anxiety Report Chronic Pain

Anxiety report chronic pain to half of all adults. Treating chronic pain effectively can be a challenge. When you add in the person also suffering from anxiety.  You have a greater challenge to provide them with an effective treatment. For many adults, this is a situation that health professionals
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29th June 2017
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