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Sleep Hygiene and Neuropathy

When it comes to sleep and chronic pain, there is often a vicious cycle in play. As pain intensifies, sleep gets worse, and as sleep gets worse, pain intensifies. Because

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#60 L-Theanine’s relaxing effects

A naturally occurring amino acid in green and black tea, L-theanine facilitates relaxation when ingested, helping induce a state of calm, attentive wakefulness. It also improves attention span, focus and memory. Additional benefits may include reduced blood pressure and fat accumulation, and an improved immune system.

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#57 Pain & Sleep-a double edge

Image Source: unsplash.com The Sleep-Pain Connection Neuropathic pain, pain that is associated with dysfunction in the peripheral system, is commonly associated with comorbid sleep disturbances. Neuropathic pain can often be complex

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#45 Relaxation: Beyond a Good Night’s Sleep

When was the last time you relaxed? I’m not talking about the minutes watching television over dinner. Honestly, that is what came to my mind first, for who doesn’t enjoy

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When Depression Accompanies Pain

Depression is the most common mental health disorder, and the leading cause of disability in the world. One in five individuals will suffer depression in their lifetime. Psychological symptoms include

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#29 Acupuncture and Pain Relief

Acupuncture is a millennia-old practice that originated in China, where thin needles are inserted at specific points in the body. It is commonly used to treat pain, relieve stress, and

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#28 Capsaicin – Turn up the Heat on Neuropathy

Capsaicin has a Long History Capsaicin (pronounced cap-say-sin), is a chemical compound found in hot peppers, with properties that can provide pain relief but also, in some instances, cause skin

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