PAIN


PAIN
An unpleasant localised sensation that can range from mild discomfort to agony. Pain results from stimulation of special sensory nerve receptors in the skin or within the body by tissue injury or disease, or by stretching or spasm of muscle. The sensation of pain has the important role of drawing attention to the fact that something is wrong, forcing the sufferer to look for and correct the cause. Usually the site nature and intensity of pain give an indication of its cause and importance. The perception of pain varies both between individuals and in the same person at different times. Referred pain is felt in areas other than the damaged part of the body , for example in the arm during a heart attack. Phantom pain feels as if it comes from a limb or part that has been amputated because that  is the way the brain interprets impulses from nerves in the stump. 
Acupuncture for Pain – Physical pain is a common occurrence for many.  People use acupuncture for various types of pain. Back pain is the most commonly reported use, followed by joint pain, neck pain, and headache. Acupuncture is being studied for its efficacy in alleviating many kinds of pain. There are promising findings in some conditions, such as chronic low-back pain and osteoarthritis of the knee.
Pain is a feeling triggered in the nervous system. It may be sharp or dull, off-and-on or steady, localized (such as back pain) or all over (such as muscle aches from the flu). Sometimes, pain alerts us to injuries and illnesses that need attention. Although pain usually goes away once the underlying problem is addressed, it can last for weeks, months, or even years. Chronic pain may be due to an ongoing condition (such as arthritis) or to abnormal activity in pain-sensing regions of the brain, or the cause may not be known.  Acupuncture practitioners stimulate specific points on the body—most often by inserting thin needles through the skin. In traditional Chinese medicine theory, this regulates the flow of qi (vital energy) along pathways known as meridians. But in SUJOK acupuncture stimulation or micro needling is only on the miniature form of hands or feets.
A analysis of acupuncture data found that pain or musculoskeletal complaints accounted top. Back pain was the most common, followed by joint pain, neck pain, severe headache/migraine, and recurring pain.  Acupuncture has been studied for a wide range of pain conditions, such as postoperative dental pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, headache, low-back pain, menstrual cramps, myofascial pain, osteoarthritis, and tennis elbow. Overall, it can be very effective in controlling the pain syndrome.
Acupuncture has also been studied for a variety of other pain conditions, including arm and shoulder pain, pregnancy-related pelvic and back pain, and temporomandibular joint (jaw) dysfunction.
PAIN may be specified as;  
Neuropathic: Pain caused by damage to or malfunction of the nerves themselves. The peripheral nerve system includes all the nerves that lead to and from the spinal cord. These nerves transmit pain signals to the brain. If they are injured, neuropathic pain may develop — pain caused by injury to the nerves themselves. The other term peripheral neuropathy, which is another way to say neuropathic pain since it is damage to the peripheral nerve system. Damage to the central nervous system can also trigger neuropathic pain. Chronic neuropathic pain can be especially challenging to treat because it can be difficult to pinpoint where and how the nerves are damaged.
Nociceptive: Nociceptors are the receptors in the nervous system that get activated when there’s an injury. If there isn’t an injury from outside the nervous system, the nociceptors aren’t active. Nociceptive pain, then, is pain caused by an injury to something other than the nerves. In chronic pain, though, the nociceptors may still be sending pain messages long after the original injury has healed. The various types of chronic nociceptive pain are:
somatic – Soma means “body,” so somatic pain comes from injuries to the outer body—skin, muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints, bones, etc. It’s generally easy to identify where somatic pain comes from, and the pain can be sharp or throbbing (depends on what part of body is injured).
Bone pain is a somatic pain. Bones can ache. If the bones have been weakened by another condition, such as cancer or osteoporosis, then you can have a very achy and very intense dull pain. Bone pain can also be acute: if break in a bone, for example, that is acute pain. If the bone heals but still have a throbbing pain (it may be constant or it may come and go), that can be considered chronic bone pain. Muscle pain is a somatic pain. Chronic muscle pain is more than a strained muscle, means muscles may have a chronic muscle spasm that causes them to be tense. This form of muscle overload can cause long-lasting pain, especially in the back. Muscle pain can also develop as part of certain chronic conditions, such as fibromyalgia.
visceral – viscera are internal organs—specifically those contained in abdomen and chest cavity. The stomach is an example of a visceral organ. Not every organ has nociceptors, so not every internal organ can send pain messages if it’s been injured (the lungs, for example, don’t have nociceptors).
However, if an injure to organ that has nociceptors, you will probably feel a deep, achy pain, and it will be hard to pinpoint where the pain is coming from. Visceral pain can also have referred pain. That means that the brain can’t distinguish the pain from the organ from pain from another part of body. For example, if having kidney problem, then low back may be painful.
Figuring out, chronic pain may be a difficult process, especially since many types of chronic pain may not come from any noticeable injury or disease. Also, since pain is such a subjective experience.
Chronic pain falls into a couple of broad categories such as : neuropathic pain: Pain caused by damage to or malfunction of the nerves themselves. nociceptive pain: Nociceptors are the receptors in the nervous system that get activated when there’s an injury. If there isn’t an injury from outside the nervous system, the nociceptors aren’t active. Nociceptive pain, then, is pain caused by an injury to something other than the nerves. In chronic pain, though, the nociceptors may still be sending pain messages long after the original injury has healed.
Pain is a very subjective experience, though, so we can’t say something as categorical as “All chronic pain patients will feel this way.” It is possible to say that chronic pain takes on many forms. It can be: throbbing, aching, shooting, electric, burning, sharp, feeling stiff, feeling tight, feeling sore. It can lead to other problems, especially social and emotional ones. Chronic pain may: lead to sleeplessness, drain you of energy, lead to depression, make you not want to do activities you typically enjoy, weaken your immune system because so much of your body’s energy is spent dealing with the pain.  A lot of these other problems build off each other, so you may hear the phrase “vicious cycle” when talking about chronic pain. For example: The pain makes it difficult to sleep at night, so you’re excessively tired the next day. You don’t want to go to work—or do anything else—because you’re so tired. Because you aren’t as active, you lose self-esteem and start to withdraw even more from your social life.  A cycle like that doesn’t have to control your life, though.
Other common chronic back pain causes are :
Trauma or injury.
Poor posture.
Obesity – excess weight puts excess pressure and stress on the spine and can wear out faster or simply not work as well, perhaps leading to chronic pain.
Aging – various parts of the spinal anatomy and other joints can wear out over time (a process called degeneration, there’s no guarantee that an aging spine will be painful, though: it all depends on how the degeneration process affects it.
Nerve damage,an example, a spinal nerve root can be pinched by a herniated disc, causing pain. Even after treating the herniated disc, the pain may persist because of nerve damage. Nerves can be injured by arachnoid’s (inflammation of a tissue that protects the nerve roots),
Arthritis (again, the inflammation can compress the nerve), and
diabetes, cancer, lyme disease, an infection, and more. Nerves can have trouble relaying the appropriate message if they’ve been damaged.
SuJok acupuncture is a new stage in the development of Oriental medicine. Highly effective for treatment, easy and accessible to learn, simple to apply, Su Jok methods have attracted much attention to and interest in this system all the phases of world.  One of the important features of this system- That is, the fast-coming effect of the method. SuJok therapy extremely quickly arrests pain syndromes of various etiology. Moreover, there has been gathered a considerable bulk of observations that the SuJok method quickly copes with critical states – shocks, preinfarctions, preinsults. Under such extreme conditions, needling was not always used. It was enough to massage correspondence points for a victim to become conscious or to remove intolerable pain.  Since the Su Jok method has a fast effect, the rate of pain-killing was studied during the treatment session. Within different time periods since the beginning of the session, the patient assessed the percentage of decrease of his pain sensations as compared with the initial state which was accepted as 100%.  A fast and effective removal of the pain syndrome makes the treatment period shorter and the patients cure quicker.
The course of treatment is definitely uneventful. ONE MUST OPT for it, as there is no side effect at all and care & cure effect is on miniature form of hands.
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WEIGHT LOSS


WEIGHT LOSS
Exercise. If time is limited, exercise for several short periods throughout the day-for example, four 5-minute sessions rather than one 30-minute session.
Eat healthy meals. Get more breakfast, but it’s worth repeating. It is the most important meal of the day. Skipping meals causes increased hunger and may lead to excessive snacking. Get more volume. Healthy eating doesn’t have to mean minuscule bites. If you love large portions, the key is to eat a lot of volume-rich foods (those that are loaded with water or fiber so they take up a lot of space on plate-and in  stomach too!
Focus on fruits, vegetables. Top off your morning cereal with sliced strawberries or bananas. Stir berries or peaches in yogurt or cottage cheese. Liven up your sandwiches with vegetables, such as tomato, lettuce, onion, peppers and cucumber.  Get more spice. Deep frying or dousing with cheese aren’t the only ways to make them taste good. Adding spice is a smarter way to treat your taste buds. Another spice worth a shake is turmeric.
Monitoring weight regularly can show a picture whether the efforts are working and can help to detect small weight gains before they become even larger.
If you tend to eat high-fat, high-calorie foods when you’re upset or depressed, don’t keep them around. Availability of food is one of the strongest factors in determining how much a person eats.  Get more fiber. If you try to eat less but hunger always gets in the way, it’s time to step up the fiber. Both types-soluble and insoluble, found in whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and each plays a role in squashing the munchies. Soluble fiber helps stabilize blood sugar, keeping hunger at bay. Insoluble fiber adds bulk to food, which signals gastrointestinal system that you’re full.
Get the family together to go for a bike ride, play disc golf or kick the ball around in the yard.
Eat foods that are healthy and low in calories first so that when it comes time to enjoy your favorites-sweets or junk food.
Serve meals already dished onto plates instead of placing serving bowls on the table. Take slightly less than what you think you’ll eat. Get more flavor. Sure, you can cut calories by switching to lower-calorie versions of everyday basics (skim milk instead of whole,reduced-calorie mayo instead of regular, etc.). That works for some people, but if you find that the light versions of your favorites aren’t cutting it, try going another route by finding new (and healthier) ways to add flavor to your dishes.
Avoid eating in front of the television. TV viewing strongly affects how much and what people eat.
Eating directly from a container gives you no sense of how much you’re eating. Seeing food on a plate or in a bowl keeps you aware of how much you’re eating.  Get more protein of right kind. Body uses more calories when it digests protein than when it processes fat or carbs, and it increases the metabolism by helping to build and maintain lean muscle mass.
Do some activities. Wash your car at home instead of going to the car wash. Bike or walk to the store. Participate in your kid’s activities at the playground or park. Regularly change your activity routine to avoid exercise burnout. Walk a couple of days, swim another and go for a bike ride on the weekend. Seek out new activities.
Stress can cause you to eat more. Develop strategies that can help you relax when you find yourself becoming stressed. Exercise, deep breathing, muscle relaxation techniques and even a good laugh can ease stress.
People eat more food in restaurants than at home. Limit how often you eat at restaurants. If you do eat out, decide what and how much you’re going to eat before you start and have the rest boxed to go.
The best snacks include fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. Fruit smoothies, sliced fresh fruit and yogurt, whole-grain crackers, and carrot and celery sticks with peanut butter are all good choices.
Start your day with a high-fiber breakfast cereal, such as bran flakes, shredded wheat or oatmeal. Opt for cereals with “bran” or “fiber” in the name. Or add a few tablespoons of unprocessed wheat bran to your favorite cereal.
Walk for 10 minutes over your lunch hour or get up a few minutes earlier in the morning and go for a short walk.
Get more sleep. Scientists are uncovering more evidence that lack of sleep triggers hormonal shifts that boost hunger and appetite (in particular, they make you crave fat and calorie bombs like doughnuts and fries). 
Get more plates. Downsizing from a 12-inch dinner plate to a 10-inch one may help you eat 22% less (and you won’t feel hungrier!). The reason: Most of us use external cues (like how much is left on our plate) rather than internal ones (like how hungry or full we feel) to decide when to stop eating.
Get more satisfaction. Ever polished off a whole plate of food without really tasting it? If you eat too quickly and/or while you’re distracted by other things (like TV), you usually end up eating more and feeling less satisfied afterward. Try to eat more “mindfully” by taking time to savor every bite.
Get more support.
Reward yourself. Losing weight and keeping the pounds off is a major accomplishment. Celebrate your success with nonfood rewards, such as new clothes or an outing with friends.
If you’re prone to binge eating or just love snacks, limiting your alcohol intake might help. Drinking can lead to bad decision-making, so cutting out your after-dinner spirits might help you avoid a calorie-laden pitfall.
Drink responsibly.
WATER ; It doesn’t fend off germs in itself, but all vitamins, minerals and nutrients require water to be properly absorbed.  Taking in sufficient fluids is an important part of maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle.  Water is a major component of every body cell, tissue and organ. It plays an important role in almost every body function, including : Temperature regulation, Transportation of oxygen and nutrients through the blood, Acting as a necessary component of chemical reactions, Aid in elimination of waste through urine and feces, Lubrication of joints, Acting as a major component of body fluids such as mucus and tears, Giving the cells their shape and stability. Hence the original shape!
Besides, the SuJok ACUPUNCTURE a powerful medicine to control over weight.  Needless to say, if the over weight in your life is throwing you off-balance, consider coming in for a treatment through SuJok Acupuncture to regain peace of mind and stay healthy.  It’s possible to eat your way to better health! The beauty of acupuncture is that each treatment is catered to the needs of an individual patient. SuJok’s energy concept of treatment is only on the palm, that will be chosen for overall well-being with the objective of increasing circulation of the blood and vital energy and reducing the excess lipids. Lipids actually full of water that is why over weigh person is having humidity energy excess, if humidity energy is stagnated it will make pressure on the tissues,and feeling of heaviness <body, legs, heart> means too much humidity. Excess of lipids can be controlled either through the stomach meridian or through the spleen meridian. If one is aware of SuJok’s energy concept may focus through unified energy concept. If one gain overweight after operation its coldness energy and one should not tackle humidity energy, even in the case of extreme stress, remove coldness instead humidity from the body. But if lipids are excess because of thyroid glands weight gain is usual thing, in this case one should rather tonify the Hetero polarity.

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