Tag Archives: Relief

NIH Awards $3 Million to Study Cannabidiol for Pain Relief

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced that it will grant nine new research awards, totaling approximately $ 3 million, to study the potential pain-relieving properties of cannabidiol (CBD) and other non-psychoactive components of cannabis. “The treatment of chronic pain has relied heavily… Read More »

Scientists to test light therapy as relief from painful side effect of cancer treatment

Light therapy has potential to replace opioids in treatment of mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy   BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo researchers have received part of a $ 1.5 million grant to investigate light therapy as a replacement for prescription opioids in treating oral mucositis, painful ulcers and swelling… Read More »

Chronic pain relief: Mindfulness may be just as good as CBT

New research appearing in the BMJ journal Evidence-Based Mental Health suggests that mindfulness could be a promising alternative to cognitive behavioral therapy for relieving some of the psychological and physical symptoms of chronic pain. Mindfulness may be a useful alternative to CBT for easing chronic pain, new research shows. According to the most recent survey… Read More »

Best Pressure Points for Headache Pain Relief – Reader's Digest

Conditions Jill WaldbeiserDec 07 Relieving tension, stress, and soreness is literally in your hands. Just follow our DIY guide. Press here for your head Cookie Studio/Shutterstock There’s nothing like a throbbing noggin to wreck your day. But instead of reflexively reaching for painkillers that can have side effects, you could actually help your body heal… Read More »