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    How to Beat Fibro Fog

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    If you have fibromyalgia, you likely struggle with memory and concentration problems. This struggle is also known as fibro fog. While doctors have long known that fibromyalgia often causes problems related to cognitive functioning,...
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    Talking to Kids About Your Pain

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    Here are 6 ways to start and keep the conversation going: If you're a parent living with pain, it's easy to clam up around your children about how much and why you hurt. But that's...
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    How Marijuana Legalization Impacts Pain Management

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    In the court of public opinion, the use of marijuana has rapidly changed over the past decade. A 2018 Pew report found that 62% of Americans favored legalizing marijuana. That's double the rate of...
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    5 Steps to Setting Pain Management and Wellness Goals

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    You feel like you have the knowledge and tools to make your life living with chronic pain easier and more enjoyable. But do you inspire yourself to commit to integrating them into your everyday...
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    6 Common Warning Signs of Fibromyalgia

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    Fibromyalgia is a common chronic pain disorder that affects about 10 million people in the United States. It can be challenging for doctors to diagnose fibromyalgia, partly because symptoms often vary from person to person....
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    How To Reduce Pain in Vulnerable Populations

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    If you have ever experienced chronic pain - or if you support someone who has - you know how debilitating it can be. It affects every part of your life - from your career...
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    7 Common Mistakes in Pain Management

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    There are only so many ways your health care team can help you with your pain management. Much of your management strategy depends on how well you treat yourself. Let's look at 7 common...
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    My Fight With Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia

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    My chronic pain started as a teenager. I’m 53 now. Mostly, I suffer from back pain, rib pain, joint pain, migraines, and facial pain. Ten years ago, my doctor told me my facial pain was...
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    What to Learn From Chronic Pain Treatment Around the World

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    When you envision treating chronic pain, do you immediately think of pain medicines in a bottle? The conditioning to view pain medication as the first line of defense against chronic pain is unique to...
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    10 Things To Do When You’re Stuck in Bed on a Bad Pain Day

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    Chronic pain sufferers know that, while it affects everyone differently, everyone has a bad pain day every now and then. On days like this, there's really no way to leave your bed, and we...
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    Tips to Thrive When You Have an Undiagnosed Chronic Illness

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    “Teacher, you’re walking like a tipsy woman. Why are you swaying?” “Are you a grandma? Why do you climb the stairs like that?” (Then, copies my posture). “What’s wrong? Are you okay?” (After jerking and accidentally...
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    A Breakdown of Fibromyalgia Tender Points

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    Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 200-400 million people worldwide. The condition varies significantly from person to person and includes ranges of pain and tenderness. Fibromyalgia is a complex condition that can make you feel sore...
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    How a Morning Routine Can Help You Manage Life with Chronic Pain

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    For many of us, having a morning routine is invaluable. Not only does it help us set the tone for a productive day but it also grounds us and helps us manage our anxiety...
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    What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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    There are many different types of conditions that can cause chronic pain. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is certainly a challenging one. As one of the many types of arthritis, it can cause joint pain, swelling and...
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    What Would Really Help Migraineurs?

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    Teri Robert, a prolific writer and advocate on migraines who lives with the chronic condition herself, says what we could use more of are better headache doctors. Teri Robert knows from migraines. She's had them...
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    Kratom for Chronic Pain: Is It Effective and Legal?

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    Combatting chronic pain is an ongoing battle. As the interest in natural options continues to grow, so does the popularity of kratom. Kratom for chronic pain is sold in health and vitamin stores as a herbal extract that...
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    Interview With Amy Orr, Author Of “Taming Chronic Pain”

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    We had the honor of speaking with Amy Orr, author of the upcoming book Taming Chronic Pain. The book serves as a guide for those suffering from chronic pain, from the perspective of someone who...
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    How My Chronic Illness Blog Helped My Chronic Pain

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    My journey with chronic illness has spanned over half my life. As a young teen, I received diagnoses for multiple mental health issues, including Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), major depression and anxiety. To this...
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    Women & Chronic Pain: Talking About Pain in Daily Life

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    Physical pain is not the only thing that those who live with chronic pain manage on a daily basis. Over 100 million Americans coping with chronic pain know just how true this is. This seems...
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    Poor Posture and Pain: What You Need to Know

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    Esther Gokhale says there's a good chance that how you sit, stand, walk, and sleep may be hurting you more than you think.
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    What It’s Really Like Living With A Stoma

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    It’s hard to believe that I’ve had a stoma for nearly 3 years now. It doesn’t feel like that long at all. Since my first surgery, my health has gone down the toilet, a...
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    How Aquatic Therapy Can Bypass Psychological Barriers to Recovery

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    When you've experienced a traumatic injury, physical pain isn’t the only issue. Injuries and illnesses create adverse psychological effects as well. Some patients slide into depression due to the whirlwind of emotions they experience...
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    5 Important Facts About Veterans and Chronic Pain Management

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    Returning service members are likely to experience a variety of chronic pain conditions. They may be the result of injury sustained in field operations or in other types of service. They are often associated...
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    5 Things Not to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain

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    In 2013, I was involved in a car accident that changed my life. Although the damage to my car was surprisingly minor, that 10 seconds would change my life forever.  Prior to the accident, I...

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