Five Tips to Help Relieve Shingles Pain

Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same one that causes chicken pox. If you've had chicken pox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain, and may appear as shingles years later. The rash usually emerges as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around the left…

5 Tips for Sleeping with Chronic Pain

Getting a good night's sleep is essential to your health and overall well-being. If pain is preventing you from getting adequate rest, there are things you can do to enhance your comfort prior to bed. Here are 5 tips for getting a good night's sleep when you suffer from chronic pain.  Engage in regular exercise. Stretching,…