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Chest pain and leg pain: Are they connected?

Although it is not typical for chest pain and leg pain to occur together, leg pain can be an indicator of a person’s heart health. Find out more here.

How to treat or get rid of a stye

A stye, or hordeolum, is a bump on the eyelid or at the base of the eyelashes. Bacterial infections cause most styes. There are pain relief and removal techniques a person can try. Read about them here.

Pain in the lower abdomen and bloating: What to know

Lower abdominal pain and bloating sometimes occur together. Read on to find out the potential causes of these symptoms and the treatment options available.

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study sees fewer post-treatment complications among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy.

Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain

New research in pigs suggests that combining a hypertension drug and a glaucoma drug may take the pain out of passing a kidney stone.

Everything you need to know about trigger point injections

Trigger point injections can help relieve chronic muscle pain. Here, learn about the possible side effects, how the injections work, and who may benefit.

What causes chest pain on the left side?

Left-sided chest pain can be concerning. Learn how to tell the difference between a heart attack and other potential causes and symptoms.

What to know about RSD

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, or RSD, is a nerve disorder that affects pain regulation. Here, learn about the symptoms and treatment options.

What can cause an afternoon headache?

Many people experience headaches in the afternoon. Common causes include dehydration, muscle tension, caffeine, hunger, alcohol, and eyestrain. Learn more here.

Having trouble sleeping: What to know

Sleeping difficulties can negatively impact a person’s health. Read this article to learn about the causes and treatment options available.

What can you do to reduce fibroid pain?

Uterine fibroids can be painful and disrupt daily life. Learn about what treatments and medications are available and how to ease the pain.

Widowmaker heart attack: Everything you need to know

A widowmaker heart attack occurs when a blood clot or cholesterol deposit blocks the left anterior descending artery. Learn more here.

How to treat and prevent leg muscle cramps

Leg muscle cramps are common, but they can be uncomfortable and very painful. In this article, learn about how to treat and prevent them.

What to know about neck tension

Neck tension occurs when the neck muscles remain contracted for prolonged periods. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of neck tension here.

Do braces hurt? What to expect

People often wonder whether braces hurt. Here, we discuss the pain or discomfort that people may experience when getting and wearing braces.

Causes of right shoulder and arm pain

There are several potential causes of right shoulder and arm pain. Read on to find out the various causes and when to see a doctor.

What causes pain under the left armpit?

Causes of pain under the left armpit can range from minor skin infections to nerve damage. Learn about these and other causes, as well as when to see a doctor.

Epiploic appendagitis: Everything you need to know

Epiploic appendagitis occurs when something cuts off the blood supply to small pouches in the digestive system. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options in this article.

Chronic Lyme disease: Everything you need to know

Chronic Lyme disease occurs when a person who has already received treatment for Lyme disease continues to have symptoms in the long term. Learn more about this condition here.

What to know about positional headaches

Positional headaches occur when sitting or standing, and they tend to go away shortly after lying down. They are often related to leaks of cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more here.

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