Before you can fight pain, you’ve got to understand your pain. Explore the various types of headaches and pain Goody’s® can help with today.
Not all headaches are the same.
Headaches are the most common type of pain. While painful, headaches rarely indicate an underlying serious illness, though frequent headaches can interfere with daily life.
There are 3 types of headaches:
Backaches and other pains in the neck.
Sometimes it seems that the harder you work, the more you hurt. Take a quick look at the causes of these common kinds of body aches to find your pain. What causes backache? Lower back injuries are associated with lifting, twisting, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing actions.
How to treat minor backaches:
Pain that keeps you awake is the worst.
Losing sleep affects people every day and can make it difficult for many to perform at their best and on the job.
How to treat pain with sleeplessness.
Many over-the-counter pain relievers can help stop minor aches and pains and often include a sleep aid such as diphenhydramine citrate (such as Goody's® PM) to help you get the sleep you need. If you have severe pain, it is best to consult a doctor to determine the proper treatment for pain with sleeplessness.
Arthritis pain is serious stuff.
Arthritis refers to diseases that cause pain, swelling and limited movement in joint and connective tissue.
The two most common types of arthritis are:
How to treat arthritis pain.
For minor arthritis pain use an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory such as aspirin or acetaminophen (such as Goody's® Body Pain). For osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis consult your doctor for treatment.
Getting sick and tired of cold and flu pain?
Several viruses are responsible for the common cold. A group known as rhinoviruses cause about 40 percent of all colds in adults. Typical symptoms include:
Influenza is also caused by a virus. Its symptoms include:
How to treat colds/the flu.
There is no proven cure for colds or flu but time. However, over-the-counter medications are available to relieve the symptoms. Other recommended treatment includes drinking fluids and bed rest. Consult your doctor if your condition worsens.