Things NOT to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain

    Of course you mean well. You see a friend or family member who's suffering from chronic pain and you want to offer advice and encouragement. Unfortunately, some of the most common comments people make...
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    Pets and Their Emotional Pain

    Does your furry friend ever get anxious, jealous, or happy? As a dog owner and animal rights supporter, I have often wondered if animals feel emotional pain. Do they get jealous? Depressed? Excited? From my...
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    Don’t Put Your Sex Life on Pause

    Actress Virginia Madsen wants to help women find the words to talk to their doctors about pain during sexual intercourse, a problem that affects nearly half of all post-menopausal women.   Virginia Madsen isn't a doctor....
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    Relationship Advice for Those With Chronic Pain

    Communicate With the People Around You Communication is the foundation of any strong relationship, so make sure you remember to talk with the ones you love when chronic pain takes its toll. Staying silent will...
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    Real Issues that People Living with Chronic Pain Face Every Day

    Having Pain Can Mean Making Tough Choices By Lisa Davis An article by Toni Bernhard, J.D., published earlier this year in Psychology Today, discussed an important point: Having chronic pain can feel like a full-time job....
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    Steps To Take If Chronic Pain Is Impacting Your Sex Life

    While the words pain and sex aren’t two that we hope to group together, there is a connection between the two that deserves to be evaluated. Sex is an essential component of a healthy...
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    Cellphones for soldiers

    In honor of Memorial Day, help give soldiers stationed far away the freedom to call home The messages to Cell Phones for Soldiers say it all:    I wanted to take a moment and say thank...
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    Gonorrhea: Symptoms and Treatment 101

    Gonorrhea is an infection spread through sexual contact. In men, it most often infects the urethra. In women, it usually infects the urethra, cervix, or both. It also can infect the rectum, anus, throat,...
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    Life Goes On: A Mom’s Chronic Pain and a Debilitating Illness Impacts The Entire...

    Carla Valentino knows all too well the toll pain can take on a mom and her loved ones. By Mary Beth Sammons The 45-year-old mom of two from Land O' Lakes, Fla. was an active small...
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    Volunteer Vacations Can Help Relieve Your Pain

    Gandhi believed the best way to help yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. But when faced with your own pain, the needs of others might be among the last things...
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    Are you caring for a senior who lives with pain?

    Tips for caregivers By Lisa Davis Many older adults live with pain, which can be acute (intense but short-lived) or chronic (lasting six weeks or more). Caregivers helping seniors manage pain can do a number...
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    A Tribute to the Inspiration Behind Pain Resource

    Today is the birthday of our founder Kimberly Grady Brock, and that alone makes it a very special day for us here at Pain Resource. However, we are also celebrating what would have been the...
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    Living with HIV can mean living with pain

    Pain is common not only in those suffering the last stages of AIDS but also in HIV-positive people who are still active. June is Pride Month. While celebrates the fact that having HIV (human...
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    Members only: Mother’s Day Gift Idea #1

    At, our mission is to help you live more and hurt less everyday and in every way from the physical to the financial. Leading up to Mother's Day, May 12, we'll bring you...

    Make Mother’s Day the start of Mom Health Week”

    It's Your Time, Mom! Help mom celebrate and take care of her health by connecting her to National Women's Health Week, a weeklong health observance that kicks off on Mother's Day and runs through May...
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    How to Reclaim Your Sex Life with Chronic Pain

    People living with chronic pain can feel as though their conditions consume their entire lives. Maintaining or reviving intimacy in your relationship may end up on the back burner as you focus on managing...

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