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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Acupressure

Here's the deal with those painful-looking flip flops.

10 Weird Running Pains—and How to Fix Them

Stop googling—we've got the answers.

I Tried Dry Needling for Pain Relief—and It Actually Worked

Here's everything you need to know about the semi-controversial practice.

The Best Essential Oils You Can Buy On Amazon

We asked naturopathic doctors for their recs.

Can These Pads Really Help Soothe Your Period Cramps?

Nannocare's new pads make some big promises.

How One Woman Used Alternative Medicine to Overcome Her Opioid Dependency

When a pressure cooker explosion left her with third-degree burns, it seemed like painkillers were her only option.

Why You Should Try Acupuncture—Even If You Don't Need Pain Relief

Research has uncovered plenty of reasons to get pricked.

Hay Bathing Is Poised to Become the Hot New Spa Treatment

Could those childhood hay rides have been missed opportunities?

How I Regained Control Over My Body After Years of Debilitating PMS

And stopped caring about being stereotyped as an "emotional, moody" woman.

Is It Dangerous to Take Expired Medicine?

We've all been there when the PMS cramps come charging in.

The Best Recovery Tools to Help Ease Pain from Plantar Fasciitis

These recovery tools can help your heel pain.

5 New Medical Developments That Might Cut Back On Opioid Use

The industry is working overtime to find alternative pain solutions.

Does Myotherapy for Pain Relief Really Work?

Experts weigh in on the massage-like practice.

Can an App Really "Cure" Your Chronic Pain?

There's an app for that—maybe.

10 Reasons Your Neck and Shoulders Hurt While Running

Yes, upper-body running form is important.

How a Brazilian Wax Made Me Physically Ill

I expected some pain, but nothing like this.

CVS Says It Will Stop Filling Prescriptions for Opioid Painkillers with More Than a 7-Day Supply

CVS announces a new plan to restrict opioid drugs in an effort to fight the overdose epidemic.

This Period Pain Device Actually Made My Cramps Bearable

Livia seemed too good to be true, but it's actually pretty effective.

3 Easy Exercises Everyone Should Do to Prevent Back Pain

Make these three exercises a part of your daily routine and you'll prevent major pain down the road.

I Trusted My Gut Over My Doctor—and It Saved Me from Lyme Disease

One woman stuck to her guns and pushed for the diagnosis she desperately needed.

Could Ketamine Help Cure Depression?

Some researchers are optimistic.