Chronic pain can begin with an injury or a problem such as a bulging disk in the spine. It can be associated with complex syndromes such as fibromyalgia. Or you may experience it as headaches, back pain, joint pain, nerve pain, or a myriad of other localized symptoms.
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Chronic Pain News
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) — People who endure chronic migraines or back pain are more likely to attempt suicide, whether or not they also suffer from depression or another psychiatric condition, according to a new study. “Clinicians who are seeing patients with certain pain conditions should be aware they are at increased [...]
TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) — Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients experience a significant amount of pain, new research suggests. Pain levels are nearly on par with the kind of discomfort experienced by many osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to the study, which is scheduled for presentation Tuesday at the American Thoracic Society annual [...]
Music can help soothe the fear and anxiety of critically ill patients who have been placed on ventilators, reducing both their stress and their need for sedatives, according to a new study.
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) — The tainted steroid injections linked to 55 recent U.S. deaths also caused many less lethal infections, more than half of them concentrated in Michigan, federal health officials reported Thursday. Spinal meningitis deaths caused by contaminated back-pain treatments made the news for weeks last fall. But less attention [...]
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) — Among young heart attack victims, women often have more medical issues, more chest pain and worse quality of life before the event than men, a new study reveals. The researchers, from the Yale School of Medicine, said young women also tend to have worse mental health with more physical [...]
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