Pain is a symptom, often a very strong symptom. It is a personal experience, and is influenced by all that we have learned and experienced, culturally and in our upbringing. While pharmaceutical drugs are powerful and can provide rapid pain relief, they often have side-effects when used in the long term. Dr David Nye describes […]

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Arthritis and rheumatism are perhaps the two most common afflictions affecting the human race. In fact, if animals could talk many of them would probably describe similar symptoms. What are we actually referring to when we say ‘I have arthritis’, or ‘I have rheumatism’? Both are ‘catch-all’ terms referring to a varied group of conditions. […]

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