Category Archives for Chronic Pain

Chronic functional abdominal pain: what is it and how is it treated?

Chronic functional abdominal pain- treating it and discovering its origins Chronic functional abdominal pain (CFAP) is also known as functional abdominal pain syndrome. It is defined as the ongoing experience

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Breakthrough Pain: What is it and how can it be treated?

Breakthrough pain management – what is it, why does it occur, and what are the treatment options? Breakthrough pain is a sharp spike in pain. An example of this would be if you do something that

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Treatment Options

What is complex regional pain syndrome? In most cases it will develop following surgery, injury, stroke or even a heart attack. One of the striking symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome is that the

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Why Does Inflammation Cause Pain?

What is Inflammation? It is the process by which the human body’s white blood cells and the materials they generate protect us from infections and from foreign organisms. The cells and molecules

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General Pain Management Advice

Managing Pain: Some Cures Tips & Remedies It’s unlikely that you will go through life without experiencing moderate to severe pain at some point. Pain is your body’s natural response, so

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Is Chronic Pain Ruining Your Relationships?

Don’t Let Chronic Pain Affect Your Relationships Relationship Problems      People with chronic pain generally suffer associated complications in their relationships with their spouses or partners.

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What Causes Central Pain Syndrome?

Causes and Treatments for Central Pain Syndrome Central pain syndrome is not easily understood by medical professionals or its sufferers. It is a condition where pain itself manipulates the function of

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The Mystery of Chronic Pain

The Mystery of Chronic Pain- Why Does Pain Become Chronic for Some but not for Others? Pain has been a stubborn mystery in the medical field. Pain from a temporary illness can turn into a chronic pain

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The Obesity-Chronic Pain Connection

Obesity and Chronic Pain-What is the Connection? Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) equal to or more than 30. An elevated BMI is considered as a significant risk factor for a variety

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Can Marijuana Cure Chronic Pain?

Is marijuana an effective treatment option for chronic pain sufferers?  Many Americans suffer from chronic pain, with one in five Americans reported to be living with chronic pain. With all the different

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