Tag Archives: Pain

Vaginal pain: Causes and how to treat it

Vaginal pain can be a temporary symptom of infection or injury. Or, it can be a chronic symptom with no known cause. Persistent vaginal pain with no clear cause is called vulvodynia. It is a common gynecological condition, affecting up to 16% of women in the United States. Fear or embarrassment may keep a person… Read More »

Mindfulness meditation study shows changes in neural responses to pain and fear

Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to alter how the brain processes fear memories. In a study that will appear in the Nov. 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry, a team led by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) report that mindfulness meditation appears to help extinguish fearful associations. A common way to… Read More »

TwHF Herbal Remedy Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Pain

Research has shown that the Chinese herbal remedy Triptergium wilfordii Hook F (TwHF), which is used to alleviate joint pain and reduce inflammation, functions as effectively as the standard drug treatment methotrexate, which is typically prescribed to deal with the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.[1] It was also found that a combination of the herbal remedy and… Read More »

The Headache Symptom You’re Missing? Facial Pain – Healthline

Share on PinterestSome headache symptoms aren’t obvious. Getty Images A new study finds evidence that headaches can also lead to facial pain. Experts want to highlight how common this symptom is so people don’t wait to get treated. People with cluster headaches were more likely to have facial pain compared to people with migraine. Having… Read More »