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A Quick + Easy Yoga Sequence To Alleviate Headaches

Intense concentration and staring at a screen all day is the perfect recipe for eye strain and a pulsating skull. These five moves can help counteract...

Jennifer Niles
May 16 2016

10 Natural Ways to Recover Faster After Exercise

Want to avoid taking a handful of ibuprofen for muscle soreness after a workout? Here are a few of my favorite natural methods (backed by science).

Joel Kahn, M.D.
May 15 2016

This High-Fat Diet Could Help End Chronic Pain

The diet pendulum is swinging in the opposite direction of our low-fat craze that started in the 1970s.

Joe Tatta, DPT, CNS
May 10 2016

I'm A Doctor With Fibromyalgia. Here's What I Wish People Understood About It

Fibromyalgia, a widely misunderstood illness, confuses and frustrates both patients and doctors alike. I know because I’ve seen it from both sides—as...

Dr. Ginevra Liptan
May 5 2016

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Getting An Epidural: A OB/GYN Explains

I’m an obstetrician-gynecologist and former clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. Most importantly, I'm a mother of four, all delivered...

Dr. Amy Tuteur
April 5 2016

How To Tell If You're REALLY Having Migraines + When It's Time To Get Help

If you’re experiencing your first one or you’ve never been diagnosed as a “migraineur," recognizing your head pain as a migraine can be confusing....

Vernon Rowe, M.D.
April 4 2016

Why I Decided To Become A Medical Marijuana Doctor

I hadn't planned on becoming a medical marijuana doctor, especially not as a nerdy kid raised by conservative Indian parents. But I found the research...

Dr. Rachna Patel
March 19 2016

7 Things No One Understands About Chronic Pain

In 2016, one in three Americans suffers from chronic pain.

Marion Cunningham
February 12 2016

What I Tell My Patients About Endometriosis + How To Manage It Naturally

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women in America. As a natural doctor focused on women’s health, my approach to managing this painful condition involves...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
February 10 2016

9 Reasons You're Getting Headaches + How To Manage Them: A Neurologist Explains

You can get migraine relief and a change in their frequency by identifying the common factors that may be triggering them.

Vernon Rowe, M.D.
January 15 2016

A 5-Minute Breathing Exercise To Reduce Stress & Pain

As a physical therapist and breathing consultant, I've seen countless clients who are dealing with pain issues, especially in the back, neck, or hip...

Darragh Sheehy
September 12 2015

When Medical Marijuana Works (And When It Doesn't)

“Ohhh, so now pot’s a ‘medicine,’ right? Now they’re handing out prescriptions? You gotta be kidding me!”

Dr. David Casarett
July 30 2015

What I Wish More People Understood About Back Pain

I am an orthopedic spine surgeon who has been performing complex spine surgery since 1986. But from my very first year in practice, it was clear to me...

Dr. David Hanscom
July 2 2015

Improve Your Posture & End Back Pain With These 7 Lifestyle Changes

As a private chef and professional in the food industry, having a bad back is more than just an occupational hazard.

Phoebe Lapine
June 26 2015

Work Out A Lot? Here's How To Prevent Injuries

Chances are that if you're active, you've had an overuse injury at some point. Every type of activity comes with its own susceptibility to injury:...

Camilla Moore, D.C.
June 5 2015

Understanding Fascia: Why You Feel Tight + How To Release Tension

Back when I was in school, it was taught the white "film" on cadavers (fascia) was inert and non-specific. But we know now that fascia is, without...

Melissa Putt, RNC
May 3 2015

5 Reasons To Foam Roll Every Day

What I'm about to tell you isn't ground-breaking, but it's important, so listen up: start foam rolling!

Nora Tobin
April 29 2015

Why Your Knees Hurt During A Workout + What To Do About It

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints I hear that keeps people from their workouts.

Beth Drayer
April 25 2015