A non-profit organization Lupus Detroit sponsors events that help raise money to help people that afflicted with the Autoimmune Disorder that causes the body to attack its own organs.
Lupus Detroit is having its fifth annual Walk for Warriors walk. This walk is being held at the New Center Park, in Detroit, Michigan on September 2, 2017. Registration has begun for the walkers, walking to help raise this year’s goal of $40,000 for the Warriors who suffer from this incurable disease.
Lupus Detroit is a non-profit organization that raises money to help people who are afflicted with the illness that causes their bodies to attack their own organs. “Let’s fight this battle together,” says Dorie R Fann-Purry, and active member of Lupus Detroit.
There is a heightened sensitivity to pain from nerves and can cause the skin to be affected with pain to the touch of the skin. There are also ailments that can lead to painful body positions, such as standing and sitting causing more stress for the patient.
Treatment for chronic neuropathic pain varies due to the reasons of the nervous system disruption. Opiates are prescribed, but other medications are given to calm the nerves. Topical ointments are used, nonsurgical treatments, home remedies, and treating health conditions that can attribute to nerve pain. Yearly physicals can detect early onset conditions, where a doctor can give you a correct diagnosis and treatment plan for any condition.
Pain can have a psychological effect and a physical effect for a correct diagnosis. A visit to your primary care doctor or local mental health center is advised for assessment of health conditions and treatment options.
The human body is equipped with nerve fibers known as the peripheral nerves, which connect the spinal cord and the brain. The central nervous system, known as the peripheral nerves and are considered the portal that controls the passage of pain signals to the brain for different parts of the body.
Ellen Blau, PSY.D., promotes another form of coping with pain through relaxation methods, stress management through connecting mind and body. American Pain and Spinal Center, PC, using a combination of treatments based on each patient’s own form of pain, as each brain is distinctive within a persons mind.
Spinal stenosis leaves many people who suffer from the degenerative disease faced with the choice of surgery, for pain relief. There are alternative solutions to try for relief with the hope of checking off having an operation off the to-do list. The alternative solutions do not always work, and the Ess word (surgery) becomes increasingly feasible for those whose pain is just too intolerable to bear on a daily basis.
After all the researching and tips to control the pain, some people still opt to have surgery after years of trying to keep pain levels a minimum. There are several different spinal stenosis procedures, and as the alternative methods, sometimes the surgery works and sometimes it does not. When led to make the decision a Neurologist that works with nerve issues is a good place to start asking questions. A Neurologist will refer you to a Neurosurgeon who is a spinal surgery specialist, and you will be advised of the risk and benefits involved in surgery for the relief of pain due to spinal stenosis.
Everyone’s body is different, and it may not respond to the various treatments according to their metabolism and how it absorbs and breaks down the opiates in their body and how well the body accepts the minimally invasive procedures, described as alternative methods. Pain patients can try many methods including self-management; this is to be aware of the different things that could cause the body to a flare-up in pain. Know what your triggers are to help keep your body as pain-free as possible.
As a person attempts to self-manage their pain levels, many patients find that they still need the opiates to be able to function throughout the day. Even though there is a crisis among addictions, some people will take the meds as prescribed and try the alternative methods, and that does not make them an addict for wanting to be as free from pain as possible. The alternative methods work for some and not for others, and people that live in chronic pain still believe in full active life styles.
Further research indicates that at the end of the day healthy lifestyle choices and no exercising is the biggest culprit for obesity, making many people responsible for their own growth into obesity. Healthier eating choices and appropriate exercise can help with burning unnecessary calories that lead to obesity.
Eighty percent of adult Americans do not meet the governments physical activity recommendations for aerobic and muscle strengthening, causung a high rate in healthcare cost for obese patients with sicknesses related to obesity.
Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also a good source of maganese, fiber, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper. Photo by: Cynthia Gladden
Zucchini contains vitamin A, magnesium, folate, potassium, copper, and phosphorus. Moreover Vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin B2 and calcium, assuring optimal health. Squash has a high content of omega -3 fatty acids, zinc, niacin and protein, together a wonderful side dish. Photo by : Cynthia Gladden
Grapefruit is snack full of vitamin C, fiber, potassium, lycopene and choline, a healthy heart fruit. Photo by: Cynthia Gladden
Lemons contain vitamin C, citric acid, flavonoids, B-complex vitamins, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and fiber. Lemons contain more potassium than apples or grapes. Potassium is beneficial to the heart. Photo by: Cynthia Gladden