Papain

Papain

Papain is a proteolytic enzyme found in concentrated amounts in unripe papaya fruit. It is similar to bromelain (found in pineapple) and has many of the same health benefits. However, there are a few medicinal traits unique to papain that can help improve the body’s...
Pre-Pregnancy Exercise for Pain Prevention

Pre-Pregnancy Exercise for Pain Prevention

Women who exercise regularly before they conceive may have a lower risk of experiencing pelvic girdle pain over the course of the pregnancy. There are lots of advantages to being physically active on a regular basis. Exercise helps control your weight, reduces your...
New Spinal Implant to Banish Pain?

New Spinal Implant to Banish Pain?

All drugs used to relieve pain have potentially dangerous side effects, and all have limited effectiveness; but now there’s a new option that might make a difference. I have a friend who never seems to get ruffled when people treat him like dirt. He tells me...
Texting is a Pain in the Neck

Texting is a Pain in the Neck

new research suggests bending your head forward while texting may lead to early degeneration of the spinal discs in the upper back and neck, muscle strains, and pinched nerves Look around when you’re out in pretty much any public place–a waiting room, a...
Parental Puffery May Backfire

Parental Puffery May Backfire

Children who are lacking in confidence do not benefit from overstated parental compliments and in fact do not attempt more complicated tasks after hearing them. All parents want their children to be happy and self-confident people.  To that end, many moms and dads...

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