Back Pain

What to know about sharp lower back pain

Sharp lower back pain is a common source of discomfort for many people. It can cause concern to some people, especially when it appears without a known cause. Lower back pain is a widespread problem. About 80 percent of adults will experience lower back pain at some point. In most cases, people develop back pain […]

Back Pain Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses

Chronic Lyme disease: Everything you need to know

Lyme disease comes from a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. Ticks, most commonly the deer tick, spread Lyme disease. Doctors usually treat the infection with antibiotics. With treatment, Lyme disease typically clears up quickly for most people. However, some people continue to have symptoms of Lyme disease following their treatment. Doctors refer to this as chronic […]

Back Pain

What can cause back pain and nausea?

Some common causes of back pain and nausea include: Stomach virus or food poisoning Share on PinterestA person with back pain and nausea may be experiencing a stomach virus or food poisoning. Gastroenteritis causes pain and inflammation in the stomach as the result of an infection. Several different types of infection can cause gastroenteritis, including […]

Back Pain Pain / Anesthetics

‘Wasabi receptor’ may advance treatments for chronic pain

Scorpion toxin targets the “wasabi receptor,” a specific receptor in nerve cells that helps humans react to wasabi, cigarette smoke, and environmental pollutants. According to new research, the toxin’s unusual mechanism of action means that it could help scientists learn more about chronic pain. New research furthers scientists’ understanding of chronic pain. Researchers from the […]