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.
Overview of Pain: Mechanisms of Causation and Treatment by Foods 1. Overview of Pain in livestock: Mechanism to nutritional control 2. Nutritional modulators in chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain 3. Migraine: Burden of disease, treatment, and prevention 4. Myelinodegeneration and its influence on pain: aging, diets and genetic dysregulation Herbs and extracts in pain management 5. Getting to the Root of Chronic Inflammation: Ginger's Anti-Inflammatory Properties 6. Illegal adulterations of (traditional) herbal medicines and dietary supplements for the treatment of pain 7. Diabetic Neuropathy Modulation by Zinc and/or Polyphenol Administration 8. Natural Remedies for Treatment of Cancer Pain 9. Capsicum: a natural pain modulator Role of Pain: Diet, Food and Nutrition in Prevention and Treatment 10. Honey - A Natural Remedy for Pain Relief 11. Probiotics and Synbiotics for management of infantile colic Obesity and Macronutrients in Pain 12. The Interrelationship of Obesity, Pain and Diet/Nutrition 13. Effects of obesity on function and quality of life in chronic pain 14. Post Operative Analgesia in Morbid Obesity: An Overview of Multimodal Analgesia and Complimentary Therapies Nutrients in Pain in Prevention and Treatment 15. Vitamin D deficiency in joint pain: effects of vitamin D supplementation 16. Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Popululation 17. Trace Elements Alleviate Pain in Mice and Humans 18. Vitamin B12 for Relieving Pain in Aphthous Ulcers 19. Vitamin K, Osteoarthritis, and Joint Pain 20. Conservative and postoperative co-analgesic therapy for upper limb tendinopathy using dietary supplements 21. Folic acid in pain: An epigenetic link Animals models for pain: Food and plant extract 22. Analgesic and Neuroprotective Effects of B vitamins 23. Pain Relief in Chronic Pancreatitis- Role of Nutritional Antioxidants 24. Vitamin D and disc herniation associated pain 25. Review of fortified foods and natural medicinal products in companion animals afflicted by naturally-occurring osteoarthritis