Pain Management

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10 Quick Home Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or ‘acid reflux’ as it is more commonly called, is the medical way of describing heartburn. Actually, heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux or GERD, a problem that affects 50% of Americans. [1] Read on to learn some simple acid reflux remedies you can make (or do) at home. Heard […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

7 Daily Activities That Are Aggravating Your Sciatica Pain

Sciatic Nerves Sciatic nerves are the two longest nerves in your body. They start at you lumbar spine and run right down to your anklebones. One for each leg. Sciatica pain can be caused by a myriad of things, from herniated disks to pregnancy and old sports injuries. Sciatic Pain Sciatic pain is when these […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 7 min read

Heartbroken Father Pens Down Pain-Filled Letter after His Son Dies, Urges Parents to Make Their Children the Top Priority

Eight years ago, J.R Storment kick-started his tech company the same month his twin boys were born. Cloudability, his company is part of a dynamic industry that’s constantly growing. Storment spent a lot of time in the past years pushing his business forward, attending endless investor meetings, and having little time for his family.  Three […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

10 Soothing Stretches to Ease Foot Pain

Swollen, painful feet can throw off the kinetic chain and lead to pain in your ankles, knees, hips, back, and even your neck. It can also lead to debilitating injuries in the feet, like plantar fasciitis, or inflammation in the fascia that lines the bottom of the foot. Fortunately, there are some foot stretches that […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Paraphenylenediamine: 7-Year-Old Girl Suffers Chemical Burns from Black Henna

Unwanted skin infections, metal toxicity, and even cancer… Those are just some of the reasons we remain wary of tattoos and their health risks. One thing we can go easier on is temporary tattoos. Kids love them, they’re risk-free, and only last a few days – at least that’s what 7-year-old Madison Gulliver’s father thought. […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Is Daith Piercing The Chronic Pain Cure You’ve Been Looking For?

Chronic pain can be a nightmarish and debilitating condition. Whether the source is fibromyalgia or migraines, sufferers are more than willing to look outside the box for relief or better yet, a cure.  In recent years, a treatment option for chronic pain known as daith piercing has been making waves.  Before dashing out to get this […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Gua Sha: Surprising Health Benefits of The Red Dragon Massage

Vacations are meant to be a time for relaxation, which is exactly what South Australian couple Matthew and Candise Raison were looking for on their sixth day in Bali. Too fatigued to leave their hotel after almost a week filled with adventures, the Raisons ordered in – a massage, that is. The red dragon massage […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

Researchers Explore A Drug-Free Idea To Relieve Chronic Pain: Green Light

“They’ve actually gotten worse in my old age,” said 70-year-old Ann Jones who has been suffering from chronic migraines since childhood. The resident of Tucson, Ariz, had tried every cure she could find, besides surgery, and has found no relief. Jones experiences about twenty-four migraines a month. Some treatments were helpful initially but as time […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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New Mom Takes Her Own Life: This is Her Friends Plea

Many women silently battle with postpartum depression, and this story should remind us that not every mother’s journey is joyful, happy and bright. Sometimes it gets dark, lonely, scary, miserable and uncertain.  In Montgomery, Alabama, lived Allison and Julie – neighbours, and lifelong friends. Allison and Julie were both Army wives, and when Julie moved in […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

 · 2 min read

Blood Test May Be Able to Diagnose Fibromyalgia

This article was originally published on March 26, 2019 and has since been updated Fibromyalgia is a misunderstood medical condition. For quite some time a legitimate question was whether this syndrome was even real. Our medical community has no clear understanding of the processes that lead to this syndrome. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a long-term […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 10 min read

39 Common Medications That Can Have Potentially Detrimental Side Effects

Medications play a vital role in managing various health conditions, alleviating symptoms, and improving overall well-being. However, it’s important to be aware that even commonly used medications can have side effects – good, bad, and ugly. In this article, we will explore some popular medications and their potential side effects, including positive effects, negative effects, […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team