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Strange Yet Surprising Causes of Pain

Written by S.O.

Posted on December 22, 2015 at 9:20 pm

Pain doesn’t necessarily result only from an injury. In fact, you would be surprised to know that mostly the pain you suffer is triggered by your everyday habits and routine which may seem innocent.

It is very important to be aware of all this to be able to have a pain-free life, as not being aware of these things can even lead to major issues as one gets old. We have compiled some rather strange and surprising causes of pain.

Smart Phones

Everyone in this age uses a phone, don’t they? But do you know doctors have been receiving increasing complaints of arthritis among extremely young people and the leading cause of this is the immense use of your thumb on touch screen phones to type, play video games etc.?

However, there are effective treatment plans to cure arthritis if detected in the initial stage. If you are suffering from aching thumbs, act smartly and reduce the usage.


While driving itself is not the result of pain in your neck and back, it is the wrong angle of your car seat that is to be blamed. Often the driving seat is reclined which doesn’t allow your head to rest on the headrest. A wrong position may also pull your neck away which may cause severe ache in your neck and back.

In order to avoid pain from driving, you should ensure that your car seat is perfectly positioned so that you are sitting upright without having to strain your neck.


Oh no, are you a cheese lover? Sorry to burst your bubble, but all those horrible headaches you are suffering from could be from eating cheese.

Aged cheese like blue cheese, Cheddar and Swiss cheese contains a substance tyramine which triggers headache by dilating your blood vessels. Thus, in order to avoid any potential headaches from cheese, it is recommended that you eat only low-fat processed cheese.


Nope, stress is not only mental. In fact, numerous studies have reported that stress accounts for vast array of pain and aches all over the body. Basically, stress tightens and knots your muscles which causes the discs in your back to bulge which results into chronic back pains. Also, headaches commonly stems from stress. However, these pains are easily avoidable if you manage your stress effectively by indulging in meditation, yoga and numerous relaxing exercises.

It is important to pay attention to pain and find out what really causes it. Even slight pain maybe a sign of something big, which is why you should never neglect it. Get in touch with us today if you have any kind of physical pain.

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