About Pain - Acute and Chronic pain

Each individual is the best judge of his or her own pain. Feelings of pain can range from mild and occasional to severe and constant. Pain is controlled by the nervous system where the brain via nerve signals are told that the body can be affected by an injury or illness or disorder. When the signal is perceived by the brain, we notice the pain and the body says, in that there is something wrong. There are many different types of pain from headaches, fever and flu to menstrual cramps, backache and toothache. Joint pain is also a common type of pain that most people know about. Pain can also occur after amputation, which can be experienced severe pain in the missing limb - so-called phantom pain. Pain is divided into acute and chronic. Acute pain is pain that occurs suddenly in connection with injury or surgery and can be treated. Chronic pain is defined as pain that persists beyond one month of expected pain relief.

Pain is an uncomfortable feeling or an unpleasant sensation in the body. You can not measure pain directly, as the experience of pain and discomfort is individual and personal. Thus be said that the word 'pain' has different meanings in which a person with a headache for example not feel the same to have hurt, as a person with a painful sadness or a patient with cancer. Pain can sometimes be prevented by following some advice. Although not all pain can be eliminated, they can be alleviated. Then find the cause and get something done about it.

Joint pain

A joint is the location at which two or more bones make contact. Joint pain can be uncomfortable and painful, and appears most often when you move after sitting or standing still - load pain. In every stage moving the two bones, which is covered with a cartilage layer, and in which the joint is a fluid for the lubrication of the cartilage surfaces. Joint pain occurs as the cartilage in the joint is slowly degraded and eventually disappears. The first signs of incipient joint pain can be a knee, which "crunches" when walking on stairs. It may also be that you find it difficult to bend and stretch your fingers or joints become stiff when you are sitting, standing or lying for long periods. Pain in joints are frequently seen in the context of congestion or infections. But pain can also be signs of arthritis. If you suffer from arthritis, you under medical treatment as soon as possible. You should consult your doctor if you have joint pain aggravated and or not disappear within 4 weeks. In osteoarthritis, you often painkillers and some exercises that will support the aching joints. Always seek medical advice if: One step raises, is red or sore. There is fever, while severe joint pain. There is fatigue and weight loss while joint pain. - Click about osteoarthritis, low back pain and bad back >>

Headache - Tension headache

Almost everyone has experienced headache at one time or another. Three percent have daily or almost daily headaches. Headaches can have many causes, but often occurs in the context of common infectious diseases and fever. Among those who have a headache, is a predominance of women, especially when it comes to migraines. Most people who get headaches, you either tension headache or migraine. Tension headache is the most common form of headache and caused muscle tension, especially in the neck and shoulder. Tension headaches are like a tight band around the head with pain throughout the head. Headache and pains in the head and upper neck, can in most cases be treated with ordinary painkillers such as paracetamol with Pamol, Panodil and Pinex or ibuprofen or aspirin for example Ipren example Kodimagnyl and Aspirin. - Click more about headaches >>


Migraine is a disease and a frequent form of headache. A chronic disorder characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches often in association with a number of autonomic nervous system symptoms. Migraines are often due to inheritance. Migraines come in attack and the attack usually lasts 4 to 72 hours. Nausea or vomiting accompanying pain in 9 out of 10 cases. Symptoms of migraine is a throbbing or pounding pain of moderate to severe. The pain is often limited to one side of the head. Hypersensitivity to light and sound are often seen and headache aggravated by physical activity. No one knows for sure why migraines occur. Evidence suggests that the pain comes because the blood vessels to the brain expands. Several factors can trigger migraine such as stress, red wine, alcohol, certain foods like cheese and chocolate, menstruation, birth control pills, starvation and too little or too much sleep. Three out of four who suffer from migraines are women. Treatment wise, some get by with painkillers over the counter tablets and anti-emetic agents while others must resort to migraine medicines available on prescription eg Imigran. - Click more about migraine >>

Toothache (odontalgia)

Even if you go regularly to the dentist, you can still get toothache. A toothache, also known as odontalgia or, less frequently, as odontalgy, is an aching pain in or around a tooth. The pain almost always caused by an untreated hole in the tooth. It can also result from an inflammation around the tooth root. Toothache feels like 'throbbing' in the tooth or jaw. Typically, the tooth will also be very sensitive to cold and hot and sweet and sour. A slight toothache or a little tooth ache can be managed with painkillers with ibuprofen, available over the counter like Ipren. But whatever toothache because you should soon make an appointment with the dentist before it gets worse, because it gets. - Click more about teeth and toothache >>

Muscle pain (Myalgia)

Myalgia, or muscle pain, is a symptom of many diseases and disorders. The most common causes are the overuse or over-stretching of a muscle or group of muscles. Many have tried to wake up with a crick in the neck and with strong muscle pain. Muscle pain, muscle infiltration or myose is a tender thickening of a muscle that feels like a sore boil, but the pain usually originates from a single node, which pain then radiates into the rest of the muscle group. Overworked muscles can also cause infiltrations. It is very said that we humans tightens the muscles in the neck and raises his shoulders by mental stress or everyday stress and strain. If the muscles are tense often or always, it after some time lead to an irritation in the muscles. The muscles become stiff and sore.

The cause of muscle pain can also be a bad posture, one wrong move or unusual use of a muscle. Is the muscle constantly tense for long periods of time at a monotonous job, chokes its own blood supply. The muscle becomes tired and aching, and at worst it can end up with chronic muscle tension. Tips: Check if your workplace is arranged appropriate. Keep small breaks to stretch out. Stand up when talking on the phone. Exercise regularly. Heat and massage are often short-term palliative effect. You can also alleviate but not eliminate the cause of muscle pain with OTC medication with paracetamol for example Panodil Zapp, Pamol or Pinex but Voltaren gel is a well known and widely used preparation for the treatment of pain and inflammation. Is muscle pain very violent in ndsprøjtning with a corticosteroid an option.

Medicine against pain

There are about 15 products with different names from acute pain. Analgesics over the counter medications that can be divided into 3 groups according to their content: Paracetamol, Ibuprofen and Aspirin. What medication should you choose?

For treatment of acute pain is considered preparations with paracetamol for example Panodil, Pamol and Pinex tablets immediately for the best choice assessed efficacy, potential side effects and cost. Effervescent tablets and Panodil Zapp gives a more rapid pain relief than conventional tablets, but are also more expensive. For persistent pain such as joint pain, recommended general Panodil tablets. Furthermore, Voltaren gel a known and widely used prescription drug for the treatment of pain and inflammation. For acute pain dental works best for example, ibuprofen Ipren tablets, or Nurofen Ibumetin. Compared to eg headache seems paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin almost equally well. Kodimagnyl and Treo contains, besides a small dose of aspirin codeine and caffeine. Acute pain may prove so strong that it is necessary to contact your doctor for evaluation of pain and need for stronger painkiller drugs such as morphine or NSAID arthritis medicines for injection.

Natural remedies for pain

Natural remedies by way of example, feverfew and yarrow (Gitadyl R), Noni Juice and Devil (Pagosid R) is reputed to relieve pain, reduce fever and to inhibit inflammation and thus represents an alternative to arthritis tablets of ibuprofen. Antioxidants are dietary supplements that have effect on pain and infections such as stiff and sore muscles and the daily intake for increased stamina and muscle strength. Antioxidants in food supplements available such as VitaePro or Q10 capsules.


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