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Neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain (or: nerve pain) is the result of damaged and therefore malfunctioning nerve cells. The damage creates a short circuit, so to speak. This triggers spontaneous stimuli in the nerve. These stimuli are transmitted to the brain via the…
Treatment and prevention

Treatment X

A particular drug, supplement or therapy - let's call it 'treatment X' - works well. Isn't that proof that treatment X works? This question is a good example of anecdotal evidence. You've probably seen this term come across before, but…
Treatment and prevention

Cold therapy

Cold therapy would be very useful in the developmental phase when no symptoms are visible yet. In the acute phase cold therapy can also be used as a first aid measure. Some benefits of cold therapy Decreased metabolism in the…