New draft guidance advises against painkillers for chronic primary pain. Here's what those who live with it have to say.
Babies who were stroked before getting a blood test showed 40% less pain activity in their brain.
The world isn’t short of beautiful, bizarre and downright surreal pregnancy and postpartum photo shoots.But 33-year-old mum-of-three Emily Mueller’s tops them all for featuring 20,000 bees.A full-time beekeeper who keeps 24 hives containing around 1.2 millions bees, Mueller says she’s been stung a whopping 350 times this year alone – but this didn’t stop her getting the honey bees to settle on her stomach in celebration of her fourth pregnancy.Despite being stung three times in the process, she says the end result was worth it.“A lot of people think I’m insane but I’m so comfortable with bees so it was never something I had anxiety about,” she said.“I wore a dress that was long and covered my stomach and legs so the bees would be on the outside of my body as a precautionary measure, but I knew it was safe.”Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:People love Game of Thrones so much they’re naming babies after the charactersFitness model flaunts abs at six months pregnant, sparks controversyAirline shamed for making prospective employees take a pregnancy test
A study has found taking a 10-minute stroll while on a long journey relieves pressure on your body. After a long period of time on a car journey, some people can begin to feel achy or have pain in their legs and other areas of the body.
Appendicitis is one of those conditions that you wouldn't wish on your worst enemy. The pains are so excruciating you feel like you're going to die (and, if it's left untreated and your appendix ruptures, it can be fatal). See
Minor back pain is a tedious pain in the – well, back – and sometimes, plying oneself with ibuprofen isn’t the best way of treating the issue.And while most people will find such aches and pains improving within a few weeks, this doesn’t stop it being uncomfortable and hugely distracting while trying to do day-to-day tasks.Back pain is caused by a big mixture of things, so there’s no one-size-fits-all fix – but there are a few things you can do to alleviate symptoms.We asked Katie Griffiths, professional development officer for the institute of osteopathy and registered Osteopath, for her top tips.The healthiest time of day to go for a number twoCan you really trust dermatologists’ before-&-after photos?
Do you suffer from cramps and foot pain? It's easy to ease these: all you need is a hand towel. This video demonstrates all you need to do. See also: What to eat to avoid muscle
Get a group of women together in a room, and it won’t take long to find out that not everyone’s periods are made equal. A YouGov survey of 1,000 women for BBC Radio 5 live’s Emma Barnett programme found that 52% of women have found period pain severe enough that it has affected their ability to work. Dr Gedis Grudzinskas, a London-based consultant gynaecologist, has said that women should be more open about their period pain, and employers be more understanding.
Do you have a lower pain threshold than your friends and family, but you can't understand why? Here are seven possible explanations that might surprise you! See also: '28 million adults in UK' affected by chronic pain 1.