Controlling the COX-2 Enzyme Can Reduce or Eliminate Pain After Surgery?

My wife had major surgery five days ago. She remained overnight and came home on Wednesday afternoon. She followed all the pre-op instructions about eating, clear liquids, and more before surgery. However, she also started taking whole fruit mangosteen juice … Continue reading

Chronic Pain Effectively Treated with Newly Discovered Natural Plant Compound

Pain relief has been a subject of intense scrutiny for centuries. Local plants offered various levels of pain control. Salicin from willow bark is a predecessor to aspirin. It was not until the end of the 1800s that Felix Hoffman … Continue reading

Pain Relief Basics – Treat the Cause of Pain

All of us prefer to live without pain, no matter how slight. Is pain relief always relegated to pills? Are there other solutions that do not involve detrimental side effects? Some people use heat or cold, exercise, physical therapy, mind-body … Continue reading

Can Aspirin Save Your Life When You Are Hospitalized with the Virus?

Many people take a low-dosage aspirin because they had a heart attack or stroke. Aspirin is a blood thinner and reduces clotting. Doctors recommend aspirin for their patients with coronary artery disease, especially those having received stents. Aspirin https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/in-depth/daily-aspirin-therapy/art-20046797. Lately, … Continue reading

Pain Relief You Don’t Know About

Pain management should be healthy for the whole body. Pain relief is needed to make our lives better. Some pain remedies are more harmful than helpful. Cyclooxygenase (COX) is an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins in our bodies. Prostaglandins are mediators … Continue reading

Are You Self-medicating Because You Think it Will Help?

Nearly thirty million people take aspirin daily to prevent heart problems. Six million of them take aspirin without medical awareness or advice. Self-medication is medicating oneself without the advice of a physician. Do we need to see a physician to … Continue reading