The real term is Osteonecrosis Synonyms of Osteonecrosis aseptic necrosis avascular necrosis of bone ischemic necrosis of bone What is avascular necrosis-osteonecrosis ? AVN-ON is a disease that results from the temporary or permanent loss of blood supply to the bone. When blood supply is cut off, the bone tissue dies and the bone collapses.…... Continue Reading →
Evening Primrose Oil
It wasn’t until recently that evening primrose oil was used for its amazing health benefits, so you may be surprised to learn about the impact it can have on your hormone health, skin, hair and bones. Evening primrose oil also has a range of therapeutic properties. It’s known to help reduce the pain associated with PMS and improve... Continue Reading →
Bombogenesis and Joint Pain
I’ve heard a lot about Bombogenesis, it’s a popular term used by meteorologists, occurs when a midlatitude cyclone rapidly intensifies, dropping at least 24 millibars over 24 hours. A millibar measures atmospheric pressure. Remember your great-aunt used to to say she “feels” a storm coming on, she was probably predicting the weather with some accuracy.... Continue Reading →
Understanding Bone Marrow Edema-Linked To Osteonecrosis
Good Morning Pain Warriors Around The World It is time to educate on the various causes of Avascular Necrosis-Osteonecrosis So twice a week we will post some educational info on a cause with links Today Its Bone Marrow Edema What is Bone Marrow Edema? Bone marrow edema is a condition when excess fluids in the… Continue Reading →
What Is Bone Marrow & What Does It Actually Do?
Ever since I was diagnosed with several bone problems I have become fascinated by the human body and the bones are just a small portion of just how marvelous our body is. Science is constantly making new discoveries about the human body. Fact: Did you know The Smallest Bone in the Human Body is in... Continue Reading →
The Food Your Eating Could Be Making Your Pain Worse.
Before you take one more bite or swing into that fast food place stop and consider how it affects your health. I have osteoarthritis (OA) and Osteonecrosis and what I eat definitely effects my levels of pain and inflammation. So I started to help myself by eating mostly plant based but I am a flexitarian.... Continue Reading →
Pain Chronic Pain
Once we accept the reality of the current moment (no matter how unpleasant it may be) for what it is, and not what we wish it were, we can turn our attention to ways to improve it. This I find true in any situation. Living with chronic pain can throw your life upside down. It’s... Continue Reading →
People With Chronic Pain Are Suffering While Addicts & Junkies Are Being Coddled.
What does it say when heroin and opioid addicts are given better treatment than a person living with chronic pain?! Now please don't go thinking I lack compassion and am being cruel honestly it's not my intention. But I am sick of hearing about the opioid crisis every day, especially when they throw chronic pain... Continue Reading →
If you like my logo I’d appreciate a vote
I just entered a contest; help me get to the top of the leaderboard! I have Avascular Necrosis/ Osteonecrosis and the condition/disease is rare, so rare there was no cause ribbon for anyone to identify with. I created a few varieties and now the AVN community finally has a ribbon. My goal is to educate... Continue Reading →
My New Homemade Pain Rub.
Real pure essential oils are not cheap. So don't be fooled by cheap oils. You want them pure. Essential oils have so many uses, including for serious health problems. This ointment uses the three powerful essentials oils, frankincense, ginger and myrrh, alongside the solid carrier oil, coconut oil. It’s believed that frankincense oil transmits messages to... Continue Reading →
A question I get relatively often from people is if I take any supplements, and if so, which ones?I started taking them and kind of experimenting with them about a 16 months ago because I was desperate to get bone pain relief. I hated feeling like I could cry from the exhaustion of dealing with everyday... Continue Reading →