Weight and Fibromyalgia – Is there a connection?

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  • On January 17, 2011
  • AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, pain centers, pain treatment
A new study in The Journal of Pain reports there is close association between obesity and disability in fibromyalgia patients. Past research suggested that obesity is a common comorbidity and may be related to the severity of FM.  The purpose of this study, conducted by University of Utah researchers, was to evaluate the relationship between FM and […]
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Chronic Pain Sufferers Going to Great Lengths to Find Relief

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  • On January 3, 2011
  • AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, pain centers, pain clinics
For hundreds of years, people have often traveled great distances to seek solutions to health problems.  Those with chronic pain have left their hometowns to receive care from renowned physicians or spent time in places with climates favorable to their conditions. Today, people are still going to great lengths to secure medical care for themselves […]
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What Causes a Tension Headache?

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  • On December 6, 2010
  • AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain treatment, migraine headache, migraine headache treatment, pain centers, tension headache
The exact cause of tension headaches is still unknown. It has long been believed that they are caused by muscle tension around the head and neck. However although muscle tension may be involved, there are many forms of tension headaches and some scientists now believe there is not one single cause for this type of headache. […]
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Neck and Shoulder Pain…Get The Answers You Need

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  • On November 24, 2010
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Your neck and shoulders contain muscles, bones, nerves, arteries, and veins, as well as many ligaments and other supporting structures. Many conditions can cause pain in the neck and shoulder area. Some are life-threatening (such as heart attack and major trauma), and others are not so dangerous (such as simple strains or contusions). The most […]
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Does Age and Gender Play a Role in Pain?

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  • On October 31, 2010
  • AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain treatment, pain centers, pain management, pain treatment
It is now widely believed that pain affects men and women differently. While the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone certainly play a role in this phenomenon, psychology and culture, too, may account at least in part for differences in how men and women receive pain signals. For example, young children may learn to respond to […]
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Coping with Chronic Pain…What’s the secret?

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  • On October 21, 2010
  • arthritis, az pain, AZ Pain Centers, back pain, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, fibromyalgia, migraine headache, pain centers, pain clinics, pain treatment, sciatic pain
Chronic pain affects people of all ages, races, and occupations. Severe chronic pain is a devastating health problem that affects as many as one in ten Americans (more than 25 million people). Chronic pain disables more people than cancer or heart disease. It costs the U.S. economy more than $90 billion per year in medical […]
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Over 150 Types of Headaches????

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  • On October 19, 2010
  • az pain, AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, cluster headaches, migraine headache, migraine headache treatment, pain centers, pain clinics, pain management, tension headache
Did you know that there are over 150 types of headaches.  Don’t live with that pain, let Catalyst Pain Solutions help you!  Living with pain is not easy, but Catalyst Pain Solutions safe and effective treatments have cured thousands who struggle with the nagging pain as a result of a headache.  What for yourself the difference just […]
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Sciatica…What Really is Sciatic Pain?

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  • On October 17, 2010
  • az pain, AZ Pain Centers, bulging discs, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, herniated discs, pain centers, pain management, pain treatment, sciatic pain
The term sciatica describes the symptoms of leg pain and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness that originates in the low back and travels through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg. The vast majority of people who experience sciatica get better with time (usually a few weeks or […]
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Treating Cluster Headaches

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  • On October 13, 2010
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Whether you suffer from sinus, stress or migraine headaches AZ Pain Centers can help. According to AZ Pain Centers there are over 150 different types or causes of headaches with the most common being migraines. Migraines skew 75-80% female while a very commonly searched headache known as cluster headache skews 60-70% male.   Cluster headaches […]
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Understanding Shoulder Pain

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  • On October 12, 2010
  • arthritis, az pain, AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, osteoarthritis, pain centers, pain management, shoulder pain
A common cause of shoulder pain is soreness of the tendon (a cord that attaches a muscle to a bone) of the rotator cuff (the part of the shoulder that helps circular motion). Another common cause is soreness of the subacromial bursa (a sac of fluid under the highest part of the shoulder). You might experience […]
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