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National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!

Today we acknowledge those who live with chronic pain and celebrate their courage and strength. We strive to educate the public and bring awareness of Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain […]

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Can a Healthy Diet Decrease Chronic Pain?

 A recent research study was interested in knowing how fats alter chronic pain. Participants who experienced chronic migraines for over 3 months were asked to change their fatty acid diet […]

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Too Much Heat Affects Your Sleep

We have all experienced the effects of a sleepless night such as body aches, fatigue, moodiness and brain fog. Sleep troubles may at least in part depend on your body […]

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Sticks and Stones Can Break Your Bones and Cause Chronic Pain

A recent research study has found that broken bones can lead to widespread body pain. Researchers found that spine and hip fractures increase a person’s risk of experiencing long-term widespread […]

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Can Resveratrol Boost the Benefits of Exercise?

People have been consuming wine through the ages.  Recently researchers have been interested in the effects of wine consumption on the body, specifically the effects of red wine. A recent study […]

Gluten

It May Not Be Gluten That Upsets Your Stomach

Gluten is the protein that gives dough its elasticity; it makes wheat bread fluffy and pie crusts crispy. However, for many of us gluten may also be the reason for […]

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Microglia

Do Microglia Cause Chronic Pain and Fatigue?

Microglia surround and protect the neurons in our brains and spinal cord. These cells are the main immune defenders in the brain and are responsible for releasing inflammatory and neuro-protective substances. These substances […]

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Doctors Say to Avoid Sleep Interruptions!

We’ve all experienced the effects of a poor night’s rest. You may feel grumpy and tired afterwards. Could fragmented sleep be the culprit? Researchers took this question to the lab. […]

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Wireless Control of Pain in Mice

Researchers have developed a new wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain signals in the spinal cord. These wireless implantable devices have the ability to activate nerves and […]

Dr. Staud’s Interview on Chronic Fatigue