Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Release Date : 25 January 2017
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128053362
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Download or read book entitled Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population written by Ronald Ross Watson and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 25 January 2017 with total pages 314. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population provides an overview on the role of foods, dietary supplements, obesity, and nutrients in the prevention and amelioration of pain in various diseases in the aging population. Headaches, fibromyalgia, joint pain, arthritis pain, back pain, and stomach pain are discussed. In addition, the potential health risks of using foods to reduce symptoms is evaluated. Each chapter reviews pain causing conditions before reviewing the role of food or exercise. Both researchers and physicians will learn about dietary approaches that may benefit or harm people with various types of pain. Chapters include current research on the actions of nutrients in pain treatment, the effects of lifestyle and exercise on pain management, and discussions of dietary supplements that provide pain relief from chronic conditions like arthritis. Presents a comprehensive overview that details the role of nutrition in pain management for the aging population Written for researchers and clinicians in neurology, pain, and food and nutrition Reviews the pain symptoms and role of food and/or exercise associated with each disease