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Rev. Micheley Angelina, MA, CHT, CAMT
(860) 701-1527
Waterford, CT
Specialty
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The Transformational Institute

Hutter Chiropractic Office
(860) 572-1046
3 Mill St
Mystic, CT
Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed

Dr.Edward Hargus
(860) 425-5900
119 Sachem Street
Norwich, CT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: William W. Backus
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.John Paggioli
(860) 889-0759
190 West Town Street
Norwich, CT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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John Pagioli, M.D.
36 Lafayette Street
Norwich, CT
 
Jennifer L Stremcha
(860) 823-6524
326 Washington St
Norwich, CT
Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed

Linda S. Caley
860-204-2691    
Address: 52 Upton Road
Colchester, CT
 
John Joseph Paggioli, MD
(860) 889-0759
326 Washington St
Norwich, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1989

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Edward Paul Hargus, MD
(860) 889-9871
9 Bobwhite Trl
Gales Ferry, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: William W Backus Hosp, Norwich, Ct

Data Provided By:
John Paggioli, M.D.
115 Lafayette Street
Norwich, CT
 
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Chronic Pain and Nutrition

A Patient's Guide to Chronic Pain and Nutrition

Introduction

Your nutrition has a major role in how you feel pain. What you eat will give your body the chemistry it needs to make an inflammatory response. Inflammation is what your immune system creates when there is some kind of insult or damage to your tissue. Inflammation is not the only cause of pain but it can make your pain feel more intense and last longer.

This guide will help you understand

  • how nutrition affects your pain
  • what nutritional changes you should make
  • types of supplements to consider
  • the role of nutraceuticals

Basic Information

The amount of inflammation that occurs in your body can be affected by what you eat. This includes food and drinks as well as other chemical exposures. Environmental pollution and artificial colorings and preservatives can also cause painful inflammatory responses in your body. Eating foods that leave you low in many micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) can make it more likely that your body will produce pain chemistry.

Fat cells in particular are a source of inflammatory chemistry. And for those who are overweight, chronic low back and hip, knee, or foot pain may be caused by where and how the bones and joints are supporting that weight.

The chemistry that creates pain signals in your body is increased by starchy and sugary foods. It’s can be decreased by protein foods. Controlling inflammation and therefore pain is done best by avoiding carbohydrates you don’t need. This means sweets and many of the grain products. Meals that regularly include lean meat, fish, and eggs are essential for controlling pain chemistry. Portion control is also central in controlling inflammation, and to successful weight loss. Portion control means not eating more food than you are using for fuel on a daily basis.

Research suggests that losing as little as seven to 10 per cent of your current body weight can help. Such a weight loss can change your body chemistry for the better. These changes can help decrease physical pain. Diet and exercise are crucial. Medication, herbs, and nutritional supplements can help but won’t be enough without your efforts to improve your muscle tone and lose extra fat.

Weight Loss

There is a lot of mistaken information about how to lose weight. Ninety per cent of people regain fat once lost. Preventing re-gain is crucial to long-term health. Recent interest in the epidemic of obesity has resulted in new information about how you can successfully lose weight and keep it off long-term. It’s important that you lose fat in a healthy way. The goal is to keep it off the rest of your life.

Changing how you eat, drink, and exercise can be hard but the results are always very rewarding. All the changes you make to reduce your pain by losing weight will help every part of your life. This includes your ability to think clearly, your memory, and your moods. Eating to reduce pain can also help you avoid...

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