Tag Archives: pain

Negating Neuralgia

Neuralgia is a medical term that defines any pain originating from a nerve. Most often manifesting as a stabbing, sharp or burning pain. A lot of pain is ‘referred’ and this is more than true with neuralgia – meaning while … Continue reading

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beat back backache

We gardeners are prone to the odd bout of backache, only natural given the physicality of the hobby/occupation we enjoy. And sometimes it is a mere mild strain that can be walked off or which dissipates within minutes. Other times … Continue reading

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the polar bear thing

The brilliant thing is that when you engage with life on the mindful level you experience more of life. Even in the mundane things. It is not that dishwashing becomes a Zen experience every time, it can be just a … Continue reading

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Mindfulness as pain management

You would easily be forgiven for not knowing that the original scientific studies around mindfulness and stress reduction were in relation to chronic pain sufferers. We hear so much of mindfulness as a sort of spiritual Sudoku or as a … Continue reading

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Do and Don’t Foods for fibromyalgia and chronic pain

Fibro is a complex cluster of complaints – not just chronic pain and stiffness but sleep issues, irritation and complications with neurotransmitters and hormones that effect mood and energy levels. There can be allied symptoms from irritable bowel to tinnitus. … Continue reading

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