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How to relieve nerve pain in MS

There are many simple home remedies that can help with multiple sclerosis (MS) nerve pain in the legs, feet, arms, and back. Many remedies will also work on other areas of the body. Learn more about r...

Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

According to a recent study, certain pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory medication can increase the risks relating to C. difficile infection.

What does round ligament pain feel like?

Round ligament pains are sharp, shooting pains that occur in the pelvis during pregnancy. In this article, learn how they feel and how to get relief.

Kratom: Everything you need to know

Kratom is a plant that grows in Southeast Asia. Some people take it for its stimulant or opioid-like effects. Learn about the possible risks in this article.

What to know about oxycodone

Oxycodone is an opioid drug that doctors prescribe to help manage moderate to severe pain. In this article, we look at the uses, risks, and effectiveness of oxycodone, along with its addictive potential.

What to know about femoral neuropathy

Femoral neuropathy refers to any disorder that causes damage to the femoral nerve. These conditions primarily affect the thighs, often causing numbness or pain. Learn more about femoral neuropathy here.

Strong link found between back pain and mortality

Back pain can significantly reduce people's quality of life. A recent study asks whether back pain might also reduce lifespan in older woman.

Why are my breasts sore before a period?

Fluctuations in hormones before a period are a common cause of sore breasts. In this article, learn more about why breast pain or tenderness often occurs before a period.

19 natural remedies for a headache

Headaches are a common complaint. Fortunately, there are many natural and home remedies a person can use to get relief. Learn about them here.

Bowel endometriosis: What to know

Bowel endometriosis is when tissue similar to endometrial tissue develops on the bowel, causing a range of symptoms. In this article, learn about the causes and treatments.

What to know about marijuana and multiple sclerosis

Marijuana has many potential uses, which includes the treatment of specific symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the possible benefits of marijuana for people with MS here.

Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?

In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to relieve symptoms of C...

What is Lhermitte's sign?

Lhermitte's sign is sometimes a symptom of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating conditions. In this article, learn about what causes Lhermitte's sign, its triggers, and how to reduce the risk of...

What types of pain can HIV cause?

Pain is common in people living with HIV and can include headaches, joint pain, and abdominal cramping. Pain medications, alternative therapies, and home remedies can help a person manage their pain. ...

What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?

Pelvic pain in men can result from a range of issues, including a hernia, prostatitis, and appendicitis. This pain occurs somewhere between the navel and groin. Treatment depends on the cause and may ...

6 uses of Tiger Balm

Tiger Balm is a popular home remedy for pain. It contains several active ingredients that may reduce swelling and numb the skin. Learn more about how to use Tiger Balm here.

Gabapentin: What to know

Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here.

What is a TENS unit and does it work?

Some people use a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit to treat pain. This device works by sending electrical impulses through the skin. It may give people relief from the painful s...

What is the difference between methylprednisolone and prednisone?

Methylprednisolone and prednisone are medications that can treat certain health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, by reducing inflammation in the body. Learn about the differences between thes...

How do you treat an infected belly button piercing?

Initially, piercings are healing wounds, and they can be prone to infection. Belly button piercings have a higher risk because they are difficult to keep clean. Symptoms of infection include pain, red...

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