Tagged: pain

Restless Legs Syndrome in Neurological Disorders

Despite the importance of genetic factors in restless legs syndrome (RLS), environmental factors and acquired conditions are likely to play major roles in determining which individuals develop RLS. They are likely to also affect...

The Opiates – Opioids and Pain

Although we all feel that we intuitively understand what pain is like, it is really far more complex than generally believed. Since opioids are therapeutically best known as analgesics, a further discussion of pain and...

Mechanical leg pain – Pathophysiology

Most episodes of leg pain related to mechanical causes can be divided into chronic overuse injuries and acute traumatic or contact injuries. Overuse injuries usually occur insidiously over time as a result of a...

What to Eat to Treat Headaches

Headaches affect the cardiovascular, nervous, and glandular immune centers. There’s Motrin and then there’s minestrone when it comes to migraines or even a garden-variety headache. Whole foods that sup­ply muscle relaxants like calcium, magnesium,...