November 20, 2019
What are opioids and how are they used to treat chronic pain?

What are opioids and how are they used to treat chronic pain?

Hi, I’m Gordon Irving, Medical Director of the Swedish Pain and Headache Center. Let’s talk today about pain and narcotics – another term for narcotics are the “opioids.” You know, North America uses 80 percent of the world’s medical opiods, or narcotics. Does this mean we’re sicker? Does it mean that we treat pain better […]

A festering opioid crisis, worn-out families and ‘so much pain to process’

A festering opioid crisis, worn-out families and ‘so much pain to process’

JUDY WOODRUFF:  In her new book, “Dopesick,” journalist and author Beth Macy takes readers to the front lines of the opioid epidemic.      As Jeffrey Brown reports, she outlines what’s fueling a growing public health crisis that’s killed more than 350,000 Americans in the last 15 years.  It is part of our ongoing series, “America Addicted”.   […]

8 “Best” Foods People With Arthritis Should Eat

8 “Best” Foods People With Arthritis Should Eat

Millions of people living in the United States suffer from arthritis. Arthritis refers to inflammation of one or multiple joints. This condition is characterized by swelling, stiffness, and pain of the joints. If you have been diagnosed with arthritis then you understand how severe the symptoms can be. Some days you may suffer from aches […]

How to Cure a Headache Instantly | Fast Home Remedy For Headaches & Migraines Relief | Natural Cures

How to Cure a Headache Instantly | Fast Home Remedy For Headaches & Migraines Relief | Natural Cures

things to do when you have a headache. 1. drink water 2. eat watermelon 3. apply ice to your temples. 4. drink a cup of coffee. 5. massage peppermint oil onto you temples. 6. eat something spicy. 7. drink ginger tea.