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How the Opioid Crackdown Is Backfiring
Health & Wellness  (tags: pain, chronic pain, opioids, opioid crisis, opioid epidemic, pain management, painkillers )

- 321 days ago -
Hundreds of chronic pain patients responding to a POLITICO survey describe being refused opioid prescriptions they had relied on for years with sometimes devastating consequences.
Chronic Pain Can Affect Decision-Making
Health & Wellness  (tags: chronic pain, pain, decision-making, studies )

- 406 days ago -
Chronic pain, which affects an estimated 100 million Americans, goes beyond physical discomfort. A new study shows it can even affect our decision-making abilities.
Petition - Tell NBC and This Is Us to Stop Hurting Chronic Pain Patients!
Health & Wellness  (tags: tv shows, opioids, opioid epidemic, opioid addiction, chronic pain, painkillers, painkiller addiction, prescription drug abuse, prescription drugs )

- 619 days ago -
Legitimate chronic pain patients are already being stigmatized in today's world for needing opioids to function, although the vast majority do not become addicted or overdose. Yet the show indicates otherwise with a recent storyline.
Cure for Chronic Pain Found: World First as Patient Fitted With Permanent Spinal Cord Implant
Health & Wellness  (tags: Chronic pain, cure, medicine, treatment, health )

- 1370 days ago -
Doctors in Australia have carried out a pioneering procedure to treat chronic pain, fitting a permanent spinal cord implant which can record signals from the nervous system and adjust the strength of impulses sent to affected areas.
How Pets Can Ease Chronic Pain
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Pain Foundation, living with pets, Chronic pain, goodnews, 7 Animal Superheroes )

- 1696 days ago -
When you're living with pain, animal companionship can provide comforting moments. Finding room in your life for a pet can be part of your pain management plan.
How to Relieve Chronic Pain Naturally - Natural Painkillers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr O, chronic pain, natural painkillers, migraine, backache, arthritis, supplements )

- 2453 days ago -
What if you could ease the agony of a backache or migraine without a prescription? You just might be able to--by swapping pills for supplements. By Dr. Mehmet Oz
Natural Pain Remedies From Your Kitchen
Health & Wellness  (tags: natural remedies, pain, chronic pain, ginger, cloves, cider vinegar, garlic, cherries, fish, yoghurt, turmeric, oats, salt, pineapple, peppermint, grapes, water, horseradish, blueberries, honey, flax, coffee, tomato juice )

- 2632 days ago -
When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63% of them within 2 months. Experts credit ginger's potent compounds called 'gingerols'...
Smart Chip Implant the Size of a Match Head Will Combat Chronic Pain By Blocking Spine Signals
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smart chip, chronic pain, science, health )

- 3134 days ago -
Scientists have developed a revolutionary new smart chip that when implanted in the spinal cord blocks pain signals preventing them from reaching the brain.
Chronic Pain Can Be 'Paralyzing' for Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, FMS, fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, chronic pain, illness, Women )

- 3255 days ago -
Doctors are finding that women have more recurrent pain and more disabilities from pain than men. Women's chronic pain tends to last longer and be more intense than men's. Pain-causing illnesses such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and IBS
Heightened Brain Activity in Fibromyalgia
Health & Wellness  (tags: fibromyalgia, brain, arthritis, rheumatism, brain activity, pain, chronic pain )

- 3257 days ago -
Fibromyalgia research just published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism shows heightened brain activity between the insular cortex (which is involved in pain processing) and certain networks in the brain.
Fibromyalgia Affects Mental Health of Those Diagnosed and Their Spouses, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fibromyalgia, illness, humans, chronic pain, depression, relationships, support, lack of supports, research, warning, family, healthcare, study, health )

- 3363 days ago -
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes chronic, widespread pain throughout the body. In a new study, University of Missouri researchers are examining how the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia can affect marriages. Initial findings reveal that diagnosed spouses h
Moffitt Cancer Center Study Shows That Pain Causes Increased Desire to Smoke.
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, pain, cancer, chronic pain )

- 4018 days ago -
More than one half of all people with Chronic Pain are smokers and research suggests that cigarette smoking may make Chronic Pain conditions worse.
Pain in Fibromyalgia Is Linked to Changes in Brain Molecule
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, healthcare, medicine, research, treatment, fibromyalgia, chronic pain )

- 4029 days ago -
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have found a key linkage between pain and a specific brain molecule, a discovery that leads to new insight into Fibromyalgia, an often-baffling chronic pain condition.
Pomegranate Extract May Provide Humans With Relief of Chronic Inflammatory Conditions
Health & Wellness  (tags: pomegranate, arthritis, inflammation, natural, medicine, chronic pain, chronic pain relief )

- 4033 days ago -
<p>Oral ingestion of pomegranate extract reduces the production of chemicals that cause inflammation suggests a study published in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Inflammation.</p>
Pain Lasts Long After Traumatic Injury: Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: chronic pain, pain management )

- 4137 days ago -
- A surprising number of people -- more than 60 percent -- still suffer significant pain a year after a traumatic injury in a car crash or other cause, showing the need for better pain treatment, researchers said.

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