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A huge risk factor for pain: smoking

April 8, 2019

If you suffer from chronic pain and often light a cigarette to deal with it, we would like to very simply ask you not to do this. About 18% of


What we want you to know about alcohol and chronic pain

April 2, 2019

In our society, there is a fairly common belief that chronic pain can be alleviated or self-medicated with alcohol. This is a dangerous assumption that we want to help put


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If You Don’t Have a Pain Journal, Start One Now!

March 11, 2019

We will be the first ones to admit that chronic pain is tough to figure out and treat. There are often so many unknown variables, but we have to start


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Exploring a Confusing and Painful Disorder: Fibromyalgia

March 5, 2019

Fibromyalgia is a somewhat confusing and painful condition that remains surrounded by questions in the medical community. We don’t yet know what exactly causes it, but it is a very


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Your Pain Level Tolerance & How to Increase It

February 11, 2019

Do you consider yourself to have a pretty high pain tolerance? If you experience chronic pain, this is probably something you have experience with. It’s probably something you think about


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The Connection Between Physical & Emotional Pain

February 7, 2019

If you suffer from chronic pain, there’s a good chance you’ve had someone say something to you, such as “It’s all in your head.” And while that can be a