Tag Archives: Pain

18 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat to Reduce Pain

Green and black tea Eskymaks/Shutterstock Tea is rich in antioxidants or flavonoids, which may protect against cell damage that can worsen conditions such as arthritis. Research shows it also contains a chemical that fights inflammation, so consider swapping that morning cup of joe for a green tea instead. Broccoli s_derevianko/Shutterstock This vegetable contains vitamins C… Read More »

14 Medications Pain Doctors Avoid—and You Should Too

Opioids Irra/Shutterstock “The misuse of opioids—codeine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydromorphone, and morphine, to name a few—has resulted in the taking of approximately 115 American lives every day, quadrupling since 1999. Not only do opioid medications have addictive potential, but they also have significant side effects, such as drowsiness, depressed cognitive function, constipation, suppressed sexual drive, and… Read More »

Best supplements for arthritis: Treat arthritis pain with these natural supplements

Arthritis is a common condition causing pain, inflammation and stiffness to the joints. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis – which affects around nine million people in the UK – and rheumatoid arthritis. There is no direct cure for the condition, but certain foods and supplements with anti-inflammatory properties can help improve… Read More »