Medical News Today: 12 natural ways to relieve pain

People have used natural pain relief methods for centuries. In this article, we discuss 12 natural pain relievers that people can try, including herbal remedies, yoga, and acupuncture.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

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CONCLUSIONS: The novel concept "perioperative acupuncture medicine" is to focus on the optimal treatment in the perioperative period of surgical patients. The review reveals the important role of acupuncture in enhancing rapid recovery of patients during the perioperative period. PMID: 30855351 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Chinese Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Chin Med J (Engl) Source Type: research
Abstract Adhesive capsulitis, also known as "frozen shoulder," is a common shoulder condition characterized by pain and decreased range of motion, especially in external rotation. Adhesive capsulitis is predominantly an idiopathic condition and has an increased prevalence in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism. Although imaging is not necessary to make the diagnosis, a finding of coracohumeral ligament thickening on noncontrast magnetic resonance imaging yields high specificity for adhesive capsulitis. Traditionally, it was thought that adhesive capsulitis progressed through a painful phas...
Source: American Family Physician - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Am Fam Physician Source Type: research
Authors: Abstract Labor causes severe pain for many women. There is no other circumstance in which it is considered acceptable for an individual to experience untreated severe pain that is amenable to safe intervention while the individual is under a physician's care. Many women desire pain management during labor and delivery, and there are many medical indications for analgesia and anesthesia during labor and delivery. In the absence of a medical contraindication, maternal request is a sufficient medical indication for pain relief during labor. A woman who requests epidural analgesia during labor should not be ...
Source: Pain Physician - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Authors: Abstract Labor causes severe pain for many women. There is no other circumstance in which it is considered acceptable for an individual to experience untreated severe pain that is amenable to safe intervention while the individual is under a physician's care. Many women desire pain management during labor and delivery, and there are many medical indications for analgesia and anesthesia during labor and delivery. In the absence of a medical contraindication, maternal request is a sufficient medical indication for pain relief during labor. A woman who requests epidural analgesia during labor should not be ...
Source: Pain Physician - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Decreases seen in hot flushes, day - and - night sweats, sleep problems, emotional and physical symptoms
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news
-Liang Ou Acupuncture is a practice of treatment based on influencing specific points on the body by inserting needles. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the aim of acupuncture treatment for pain management is to use specific acupoints to relieve excess, activate qi (or vital energy), and improve blood circulation. In this context, the Hegu point is one of the most widely-used acupoints for this purpose, and it has been linked to having an analgesic effect. However, there exists considerable debate as to its scientific validity. In this pilot study, we aim to identify the functional connectivity related to the...
Source: Sensors - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 January 2019Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Shuhan Gu, Hebin Lang, Jianhui Gan, Zhiwen Zheng, Fang Zhao, Qing TuAbstractIntroductionAcupuncture is widely used as perioperative analgesia and promotes postoperative physical recovery. Transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) is a kind of acupuncture method that has many advantages. However, there has been little study on application of TEAS in laparoscopic radical gastrectomy. This is a study exploring the effects of TEAS on gastrointestinal function recovery after laparoscopic radical gastrectomy t...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 December 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Pei WANG, Cai-rong Z HANG, De-chun CHEN, Ke-qing ZHUANG, Zhi-lan HUANG, Can DONG, Han-qing HONG, Zhi-zhong RUANAbstractObjectiveTo compare the clinical efficacy differences of acupotomy therapy guided by the meridian sinew theory and acupotomy therapy guided by the anatomy theory of western medicine in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.MethodsSixty-three patients were randomly divided into the acupotomy group of the meridian sinew theory (Group A, n=32) and the acupotomy group of the anatomy theory (Group B, n...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
(Natural News) Integrative medicine approaches, such as acupuncture and yoga, have great potential in treating pain. A review published in the journal Anesthesia &Analgesia reported that acupuncture, yoga, and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management. For the review, a team of researchers led by Yuan-Chi...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Publication date: October 2018Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 23Author(s): Ebru YilmazAbstractIntroductionBecause of no consensus on the best treatment for management of lateral epicondylitis, other alternative treatment options need to be explored for pain relief and cure of the condition. Local steroid injection mostly diminishes pain but with increased recurrence rate long-term, although steroid injection is very effective short-term. However, there is limited data for skin complications related to local steroid injection (depigmentation, skin atrophy). Neural therapy provides healing by applyin...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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