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Following a strict gluten-free diet might help prevent, delay, or treat the painful condition known as gluten neuropathy.

Can IBgard and FDgard tackle your stomach and intestinal pain?

IBgard and FDgard peppermint medical foods take the natural approach to gastrointestinal pain and discomfort.

Constipation is one of many undesirable side effects of long-term opioid usage. Here’s how patients managing their chronic pain with opioids can find some relief.

Constipation is one of many undesirable side effects of long-term opioid usage. Here’s how patients can find some relief.

The natural medicinal qualities of this Pacific plant may have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects.

The natural medicinal qualities of this Pacific herbal plant may reduce inflammation and chronic pain.

Are they pain cure-alls? No, but they may help ease your aching head, belly, or bones. Here’s what’s known about the medicinal qualities of ginger and turmeric, and how to incorporate them into your diet.

The medicinal qualities of ginger and turmeric may provide pain relief for certain chronic conditions.

Military veteran Andrew Vincelette suffered from debilitating PTSD until hope and healing arrived in the form of a furry, four-legged friend named Doc.

Learn how a service dog named Doc brought life and hope back to a military veteran suffering from pain and debilitating PTSD

When you're trying to reduce pain, the types and amounts of food you eat can make a difference.

A registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator explains why eating too much protein could be contributing to your pain.

She makes you feel cherished every day of the year. So on Mother’s Day, don't miss the opportunity to treat your Mom, or Grandma, to some VIP pampering. If she lives with chronic pain, we've got some great ideas for you. Check out our guide with 7 suggestions from people who live with pain and physicians who treat it.

If your mom or grandma lives with chronic pain, check out our thoughtful gift ideas suggested by physicians who treat it and others who live with it.

The first randomized, controlled study to observe the effects of Chair Yoga on osteoarthritis reports many benefits for people with joint pain and stiffness. Learn more about the study and how you can reduce pain exercising in a seated position.

New study shows Chair Yoga reduces pain and is an effective treatment for osteoarthritis. Learn more about the benefits of this gentle form of exercise and how it could help you.

While Santa seems to have his gift-giving down to a science—with time left over to check his naughty and nice lists twice—many of us find the task downright daunting. That may be especially true when shopping for a friend or family member living with chronic pain. But don’t break a sweat just yet. We’ve done the legwork for you and like good little elves, are here to make your lives easier. Here are 11 great gift ideas.

Read our guide to gifts selected especially for the needs of people living with chronic pain. Ease their pain and bring joy and comfort to them this holiday season with a thoughtful gift.

Acupuncture may sound like an exotic—maybe even improbable—treatment for chronic pain. But this age-old Chinese medical practice has been increasingly accepted in this country as an alternative treatment for low back pain, neck pain, and osteoarthritis, and is now covered by some American insurance companies.


Acupuncture can be an effective alternative therapy for people suffering from chronic pain. Learn more about this ancient procedure.