Tag Archives: pain

Fear of HIV disclosure and lack of referrals means that the pain of many Black women with HIV is unaddressed

Specific clinical pathways to pain management and implicit bias training for healthcare providers are needed to ensure people with HIV receive appropriate care for chronic pain, argue Venetia Baker of King’s College London and colleagues in AIDS Care. Findings showed that Black people, especially women, were less likely to be referred for specialist pain management… Read More »

Diet for Women with Joint Pain

By Fareeha Jay, Registered Dietitian Arthritis is the most common cause of pain and inflammation in the joints. There are many types of arthritis though the most common types are osteoarthritis (OA)and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Research suggests that both these types are more prevalent among women. There is no cure for arthritis though treatment can… Read More »

What causes chest pain on the left side?

A person should never ignore chest pain. If a person is experiencing chest pain on the left side of their body, this could indicate a heart attack or other medical conditions, such as a lung problem or inflammation of the lining around a person’s heart. This article will cover the potential causes and symptoms of… Read More »