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What Is Chronic Pain and What Are the Symptoms?
Everyone feels pain from time to time, but chronic pain is different. Find out what causes chronic pain and how it can affect your emotional health.
11 Chronic Pain Control Techniques
There are eleven specific imagery and chronic pain control techniques that are effective for pain control, such as mental analgesia, positive imagery and moving the pain.
How to Understand Someone With Chronic Pain
Chronic pain is a condition that lasts for three months or more and continues after the injury or condition is treated. The experience of acute pain is the nervous system's natural response to possible injury. With chronic pain, however,...
Even before injury, chronic back pain may start in the brain
By By Melissa Healy Sep 18, 2013 | 6:00 AM The difference between people whose back pain abates after injury and those whose pain becomes chronic lies in their brains' structures, a new study finds. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles) It's infuriating to chronic pain sufferers to be told their pain is "all in the head." But a new study offers strong evidence that even before a person experiences an injury, the likelihood that the resulting pain will become chronic can be…
Why Women Feel Chronic Pain More Than Men
By Pat Anson, Editor A new study may help explain why women are more likely to have chronic pain and are more sensitive to painful sensations than men. It’s because their brains work differently. In experiments on laboratory animals, researchers at Georgia State University found that im
4 Ways To Regain Control When Living With A Chronic Health Condition
Learn about the challenges of living with a chronic health condition and how to address them.
Effects of Chronic Stress to Your Health
As Harvard researchers explained, chronic stress and other negative emotions can trigger symptoms and full-blown disease in your gut.
The Effects of Chronic Stress on the Body
We know chronic stress can cause heart attacks, but what does it do to other bodily systems? The pervasive effects of stress on the body may surprise you.
10 cures for the chronic overpacker
Can't seem to travel without an overstuffed bag? We're here to help. If you're a chronic overpacker, these 10 tips will cure you of your bad packing habits forever.
5 Ways to Cure Chronic Procrastination
Here's how to start redirecting your energy from mood-fixing, goal-derailing activities and get yourself back on track.
The Surprising Secret to Curing Chronic Stress
Find the best ways to tune out your worries and find a relaxed state.
8 ways past chronic conflict
Many of us endure areas of real conflict in our lives. Maybe you know exactly what I mean: the searingly painful kind, in which every attempt to communicate ends in anger, sadness, and feelings of failure. Ugh! The fact is, this mutual “communication paralysis” is oh, so human. What to do? Let’s go there. 1. …
Why chronic pain is a neurodegenerative disease
The causes of chronic pain and the role of community paramedics in treating it as a disease with a pathophysiological process discussed at EMS World Expo
Why You Should Pay Attention to Chronic Inflammation
What is chronic total occlusion?
Dr. Paul Mullen, Memorial Cardiologist, discusses chronic total occlusion or CTO - symptoms and treatment. Check out our Facebook: goo.gl/3nk46D We t...
What I've learned as a 26-year-old living with chronic pain.
This is what people don't tell you about living with a chronic illness at a young age.
How to fight chronic pain with more than opioids
In a drab meeting room in West Philadelphia, a group of aging veterans with chronic back pain gathered for a dose of what their teacher called "breath as medicine."
4 Tips to Help Cope With Chronic Pain and Depression
Those who suffer from chronic pain can feel stressed and depressed at times. However, depression could be exacerbating the chronic pain symptoms.