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Dangers of Opioid Medicines

Debra Murray

There are prescription drugs, and then there are the heavy hitters. When it comes to moderate to severe chronic pain, sometimes prescription opioid medication might feel like the only thing that actually works - but what exactly are opioids? If they are such an effective pain reliever, how dangerous could they be? What are Opioids? Opioids are a category of opium-related drugs ranging from natural to synthetic. Natural compounds extracted directly from the opium plant are called opiates, under which morphine and codeine are classified. From these opiates, semi-synthetic substances are derived, like the illicit drug heroin and the commonly prescribed hydrocodone...

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What is Super Blue Stuff OTC Pain Relief Cream?

Debra Murray

    Super Blue Stuff OTC Pain Relief Cream by BLUESPRING is a safe topical remedy that provides amazing results in as fast as 5 minutes. It is uniquely formulated from 23 natural ingredients, 11 of which are therapeutic herbs. For this reason, it is safer to use than aspirin, pharmaceuticals and drug store pain pills.   In fact, it can safely be used together with many other medications and prescriptions. It absorbs deeply and quickly into the skin providing soothing and effective natural pain relief.   And no worries about continuous use – all of the side effects are...

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What is Super White Stuff OTC Pain Relief Cream?

Debra Murray

    Super White Stuff OTC pain relief cream is a safe and effective way to manage pain. It has been used by sports professionals and doctors for years to give safe and effective pain relief.   Many of the natural ingredients in Super White Stuff OTC Pain Relief Cream have been used for centuries to treat pain. Individuals with persistent pain or minor sports injuries benefit from the many therapeutic benefits of this powerful cream. Ideal for those with skin sensitivities, the cream is made from the world’s most powerful herbs.   The odorless and fragrance-free formula treats pain...

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What is Capsicum Heat Booster?

Debra Murray

  Capsicum Heat Booster was created by BLUESPRING for a safe and effective boost of heat to enhance your pain management.   Capsicum Heat Booster is delivered in a massaging roll-on application with ingredients that hare proven to enhance the pain-relieving power of Super Blue Stuff OTC and Super White Stuff OTC - without any negative side effects – only positive ones. The combination of natural ingredients is carefully formulated and documented to provide a heating warmth and relief. What makes this Booster powerful is in its twofold results. It is made to boost and complement the BLUESPRING pain relief...

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What is Menthol Spray Booster?

Debra Murray

  Menthol Spray Booster is a cooling spray designed to boost your pain relief PLUS deliver results to those hard-to-reach areas of your body! Menthol, naturally derived from peppermint, is the active ingredient in Super Blue Stuff OTC and featured in Menthol Spray Booster. By boosting the Menthol percentage – you get an added impact to fight pain – but only where you really need it.   Use after rubbing on your Super Blue Stuff OTC or Super White Stuff OTC and the ingredients will carry this cooling menthol spray through your skin to give quick relief. You can also use...

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What is Arnica Cream Booster?

Debra Murray

  Arnica Cream Booster is a high quality herbal remedy created by BLUESPRING for a safe and effective boost to your pain management. The combination of natural ingredients is carefully formulated to provide relief from bruising, edema and insect bites.   What makes Arnica Cream Booster powerful is its dual nature. It is customizable for individual use and is made to boost and complement two of BLUESPRING’s most highly regarded pain relief products, Super Blue Stuff OTC and Super White Stuff OTC.   Just as an immunization can be improved by adding a booster shot, Arnica Cream Booster can bolster...

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What is Foot and Leg Comfort?

Debra Murray

Foot and Leg Comfort Cream by BlueSpring is a blend of natural ingredients trusted to soothe tired muscles, ease swelling, and help your body improve circulation. The cooling effect of this cream is so relaxing it will become the best part of your day. If you suffer from any type of discomfort, swelling, irritation or fatigue in your feet or legs, you will appreciate the rejuvenating and soothing qualities of Foot and Leg Comfort.   Since this cream is made with natural ingredients, it is safe for diabetics. If your foot and leg discomfort is hampering your daily life or even your sleep, this cream could safely help soothe and relax...

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Breaking Health News on Sciatica Pain

Debra Murray

    Many people suffer from back pain, including sciatica. Back pain causes more than 3 million people to seek emergency treatment every year in the United States. Sciatica is one of the most commonly experienced back problems. About 40 percent of all people will experience it at some point in their lives. Sciatica pain refers to irritation somewhere along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down each leg.    Sciatica pain usually only affects one side of the body when it occurs. Some people describe it as a sharp, burning pain while...

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Simple Health Tips for Spondyloarthritis – Inflammatory Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory type of rheumatic arthritis that affects the joints in the spine. This condition can also affect the legs, soft tissues, eyes, and many internal organs. Although medications can be prescribed to block the inflammatory activity of certain proteins that increase inflammatory response, there are some over-the-counter and home remedies you can use to reduce pain and improve movement at home.    NSAIDs  The first line of defense to reduce pain and inflammation of spondyloarthritis is to take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These drugs are available over the counter in products such as ibuprofen or naproxen. However, these NSAIDS often have negative side...

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Simple Health Tips for Sciatica Sufferers

Debra Murray

    The sciatic nerve is the longest, as well as the widest, nerve in the body. When it becomes inflamed, as often happens even in active men and women over the age of 50, it can cause tremendous pain radiating from the lower back all the way down one side of the leg. Anyone who experiences chronic pain in either the right or left buttock, a shooting pain down one leg that makes even sitting down or standing up painful, or a burning and tingling sensation that radiates from the top of the hip all the way down to...

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Manage Your Pain during the Holiday Season

Debra Murray

    Most of us are aware that stress is a big contributor to chronic pain, and many people live with constant discomfort on a daily basis. Stress and pain can be elevated during the holiday season due to various factors. Juggling demands, shopping in crowded locations, accommodating relatives and attending parties can all result in anxiety that aggravates a persistent condition.    Tension   A contributing factor to holiday stress and pain is tension. This may include tension in the back, neck, shoulders or legs. While some people may only suffer with slight discomfort or headache, others experience severe body aches and...

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Simple Health Tips for Pain Free Holiday Season

Debra Murray

    During the holidays, it is common for painful health conditions to flare-up in response to increased activity or stress. This is especially true for those who suffer from chronic conditions, such as arthritis, or who sustain an injury while hanging up holiday decorations. Fortunately, there are many things that can be done to reduce strain on a person’s muscles and joints during the preparations for holiday festivities. Here are several simple tips for enjoying a pain-free holiday season without taking away from the fun.    Avoid Repetitive Movements  Chopping vegetables for holiday dinners, wrapping gifts and handwriting cards...

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Health Warning: Dangers of Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a form of arthritis that occurs with the chronic skin condition psoriasis. Symptoms may vary in individuals, and may affect any joint. PA generally affects the skin first, but the symptoms of arthritis may develop before the red and silver scaly patches that generally characterize psoriasis.     What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?    Psoriasis is caused when the body starts attacking its own cells, in this case skin cells. In about 30 percent of all cases of psoriasis, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the body's immune system does not stop with attacking skin cells, but...

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Simple Health Tips for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

Debra Murray

  As we age, we often start to feel twinges of pain in our joints, most likely in the hips and knees. Most of the time, this pain is caused by osteoarthritis. When the stiffness and pain start to affect your everyday living, it may be time to do something about it. Following are several tips to help ease the pain of osteoarthritis.    Keep Your Weight in Check  If you are overweight, you are putting extra stress and strain on your knees with every step you take. One of the easiest ways to help relieve osteoarthritis pain in your...

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Health Warning: Dangers of Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen Shoulder

Debra Murray

  An Incredibly Painful Condition    If you are feeling intense pain in the shoulder joint and muscles, you may have adhesive capsulitis. Most people refer to this medical condition as frozen shoulder because it is extremely difficult to move an arm. The condition is incredibly painful to deal with because it makes performing everyday tasks nearly impossible. Individuals are often unable to move the shoulder enough to dress themselves, prepare meals or drive an automobile. The discomfort in the frozen shoulder increases at night and in colder temperatures making it difficult for individuals to sleep. Occasionally, the muscles, ligaments and tendons...

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Breaking Health News: Movement Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

Debra Murray

  Individuals experiencing symptoms of arthritis may avoid moving painful joints. However, remaining still can actually make arthritic joints stiffen. As individuals walk or move, the joints develop flexibility and strength. Finding ways to exercise in a safe manner is imperative to help individuals with arthritis feel better.    People who engage in gentle forms of movement such as simple yoga poses, water aerobics or walking also maintain appropriate body weight. Excess weight while walking places an enormous amount of pressure on the hips, knees and ankle joints. Continual intense pressure on joint tissue leads to cartilage breaking down causing...

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Health Warning: Dangers of Sciatica

Debra Murray

  While there are many debilitating diseases that can compromise an individual's ability to lead a healthy and productive life, sciatica can be a particularly problematic condition to grapple with. Although defined broadly, sciatica is basically a condition that entails pain moving along the path of the individual's sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve branches from the lower back, through the hips and bottoms, and down both legs. In general, sciatica will only affect one side of the individual's body. By learning more about sciatica and its dangers, individuals can arm themselves with the information necessary to prevent them from becoming...

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Drug Store Pain Pills Can Increase High Blood Pressure

Debra Murray

  For the most part, medications available for purchase at stores are safe for most people to use moderately when necessary. However, it appears that taking over-the-counter pain relievers can raise blood pressure. Even persons who have normal blood pressure levels can experience an increase when using non-prescription pain remedies, but the effect can be dangerous for those who are already diagnosed with high blood pressure issues.    The Common Cure Over-the-counter pain relievers are the most commonly used medications that can be purchased at nearly any store. They are taken for a variety of reasons, including fever reduction and for relief of...

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Simple Health Tips to Ease and Avoid Bursitis

Debra Murray

  Bursae are sacs that are filled with fluid; these sacs are found all over the body. They provide the necessary cushioning and lubrication that muscles, bones, and tendons need in areas where they move across each other. Bursitis is a painful condition where the bursae are inflamed or damaged, thus causing pain. In order to ease the pain of bursitis and to prevent it altogether, there are several steps you can take.    Bursitis and arthritis may be hard to differentiate. In addition, arthritis often leads to bursitis. Super Blue Stuff OTC and Super White Stuff OTC are approved for both arthritis and muscle...

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