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Aging and Back Pain: Is it Unavoidable?

There Are Ways to Prevent Back Pain From Worsening Back pain is something that most people deal with at some point during their lifetime. In fact, it is the leading cause of disability globally, accounting for 264 million missed workdays every year. Because a reported 80 percent of the population will experience back pain, it makes us wonder whether it …

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How Smoking Can Cause or Worsen Chronic Pain

Smoking Does Not Help Relieve Pain Chronic pain is a global problem that millions of people face daily. Not only can it wreak havoc on your overall quality of life, but chronic pain has also been linked to a wide range of physical and mental conditions. Although, in some cases, pain is unavoidable, there are numerous lifestyle choices people make …

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How Pain Affects the Brain

Pain Not Only Impacts Your Body But Also Your Mind Chronic pain affects millions of people worldwide every single year. When you are facing pain daily, it can be difficult to enjoy other aspects of your life, like your career and loved ones. With a reported 20 percent of the population living with chronic pain, it is clear millions are …

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Does Yoga Help Relieve Chronic Pain?

Yoga Can Help Relieve Your Chronic Pain Yoga is a popular mind-body practice that has been around for more than 5,000 years (some researchers believe yoga is 10,000 years old). Although yoga has surged in popularity in Western cultures, many caught on to its incredible healing powers many years ago. Yoga isn’t all about deep breathing and pretty postures; it …