Category: Advice

Wellness – how big is the industry?
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Wellness – how big is the industry?

Wellness is the active pursuit of activities, choices, and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health. Globally, wellness sectors now represent a $3.7 trillion economy. The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) measured the size of the global wellness economy for the first time in the 2014 Global Spa & Wellness Economy Monitor. We define...

Further Resources on Treatment and Pain Management
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Further Resources on Treatment and Pain Management

If you suffer from chronic pain, you can be helped by medical professionals and complementary treatments to manage the pain. Chronic pain management or treatment differs for each person and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides useful guidance. Because pain is subjective, locating and diagnosing the pain relies on patients and healthcare professionals working...

Chronic Pain Statistics: Facts, Figures And Research
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Chronic Pain Statistics: Facts, Figures And Research

What is Chronic Pain? In order to understand the consequences of chronic pain, it’s important to know what chronic pain is, and how it differs from acute pain. Acute pain is defined as a normal sensation, triggered by the nervous system, alerting you to possible injury and to take care of yourself. For instance, if...