Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Complexity of Chronic Pain

As of today, approximately 1.5 million Canadians say they suffer from chronic pain. One of the most common chronic pain conditions is fibromyalgia, which...

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Canada has the highest rate of Multiple Sclerosis in the world, with approximately 1 in every 340 Canadians between the ages of 15 and...

Finding the Right Treatment for Pain

When we experience pain, the first thing we want to do is find relief – but that’s not always easy to do. Relieving pain...

Preventing Chronic Pain Flare-Ups

An estimated 1.5 million Canadians between the ages of 12 and 44, and more than 76 million Americans over the age of 20, say...

Long-Term Use of Acetaminophen

For many individuals suffering from pain, medications like Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen can help in providing them with short-term relief. Similar to Ibuprofen, long-term use of...

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

While it is an often-controversial subject, cannabis is something that individuals who suffer from debilitating chronic pain and other health ailments have found to...

Healthy Ways to Relieve Pain

Thousands (if not millions) of Canadians suffer from pain every day. Pain can be acute and a result of something like a scraped knee,...

Complex Chronic Pain

As of last year, one in five Canadians were said to be living with chronic pain. Chronic pain is characterized as pain that lasts...

Support for Chronic Pain Sufferers

There are nearly 2 billion people worldwide that are suffering from chronic pain. In Canada, as many as 60% of working-aged adults will either...

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month

In recognition of Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, family physician Dr. Ali Ghahary has put together information on this chronic disorder – including who it affects,...