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    Living With Fibromyalgia: Lady Gaga Continues to Raise Awareness

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    In her lead role in A Star Is Born, Lady Gaga brings Ally to life on the screen for the fourth remake of the iconic story. Much of Ally's story centers on the fact that...
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    Fighting Pain: Military Members with Chronic Pain

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    Members of the United States military serve our country to protect us and our freedom. Once they return home as veterans, we celebrate them and thank them for our service. But it's crucial that...
    Protect Your Job During COVID-19

    How to Protect Your Job During COVID-19 if You Have a Chronic Illness

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that social distancing is the most effective way to stay healthy. Businesses have closed for most employees but not for essential workers. What happens if you are one...
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    Does CBD Water Help Chronic Back Pain?

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    Over the last few years, cannabidiol (CBD) has skyrocketed in popularity. As a result, new federal and state regulations have loosened restrictions, and CBD is more accessible than ever. Proponents of CBD have touted a...
    Surviving Covid-19 with Chronic Pain

    How People with Chronic Pain Are Surviving COVID-19

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    You don’t have to be an epidemiologist to know that the coronavirus pandemic has been hard on everyone. Loss of employment and disruption of routines have affected millions of people around the world. But...

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    Telehealth for Chronic Pain

    Telehealth for Chronic Pain: Urgent in Time of Covid-19

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    During the COVID-19 crisis, telehealth for chronic pain can make medical care safer and easier for patients who suffer from it. Just a few months ago, this option wasn’t available at all to pain...
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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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    Don’t Ignore Tingling and Numbness in Hands and Feet

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    If you’ve ever experienced tingling and numbness in your hands and feet (or wrists and elbows), you know it feels a lot worse than it sounds. There are many reasons why you could be...
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    Should I try a Gluten-Free Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) can cause swelling, pain and discomfort, all of which can worsen over time if not treated with proper medication, physical therapy, diet and exercise. RA is the most common type of autoimmune...
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    Joint Protection Principles Proven To Minimize Rheumatoid Arthritis Hand Pain

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    Joint protection principles are simple and effective tools you can use to decrease pain and increase the ease of doing everyday activities. Cynthia Hill, who is an occupational therapist, has personally used these joint...
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    Ensure Your Financial Security After Expensive Surgery

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    Medical costs have the potential to add up quickly, and this is doubly true if you require surgery. In this kind of situation, you might have to seek financing, borrowing money the way you...
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    5 Chronic Illness Management Tips for the Elderly

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    A whopping 80% of older adults have at least one chronic health problem, while 77% suffer from at least two. These conditions, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, are also the leading deaths of...
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    7 Sports You Can Play With Chronic Pain

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    If you suffer from chronic pain, exercise may be the last thing on your mind. But movement is often a potent medicine. For people with certain afflictions — like degenerative disc disease — remaining...
    Protect Social Life from Chronic Pain

    8 Tips to Protect Your Social Life from Chronic Pain

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    If you suffer from chronic pain, performing the simplest of tasks can feel impossible. Whether it’s going to work, visiting the grocery store, or seeing friends and family, the discomfort and pain you’re in...
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    5 Mantras for Pain Management

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    When you live with chronic pain, you often look for ways to manage pain throughout the day. Finding simple, gentle pain management techniques are helpful for many people, such as gentle stretches and calming...
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    Reducing Pain by Enhancing Your Home: 5 Strategies

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    Around 50 million adults suffer from chronic pain in the U.S. If you're one of the many people who has to deal with this condition, making upgrades to your home can significantly increase your...
    The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief

    Tapping For Pain Relief: Does it Work?

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    Mental and psychological factors can play a huge role in chronic pain. We still don't have a perfect way to measure pain, especially because there is a large emotional aspect to it. This...
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    How to Weather the Winter With Chronic Pain: 7 Tips

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    If you suffer from chronic pain, your symptoms may get worse in the winter. The weather causes physiological changes in the body that can exacerbate the effects of certain conditions.  What can you do to...
    Supplements for Chronic Pain

    Do Supplements for Chronic Pain Actually Work?

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    Having chronic pain is hard - really hard - and trying to understand your treatment options is often overwhelming. You may feel especially daunted when researching supplements for chronic pain, where the sheer volume...
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    How to Sleigh Your Holiday Chronic Pain

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    Living with chronic pain can often be the most debilitating during our busiest times. Unfortunately, the holidays are no exception. Here are some personal and proven tips to help you get through this holiday...
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    Pain Resource Holiday Gift Ideas for Chronic Pain 2019

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    The holidays are here and if you’re anything like me, you haven’t even started shopping yet! Living with chronic pain and an autoimmune disorder takes up a lot of my energy, but I still...
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    How to Feel Grateful During the Holidays with Chronic Pain

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    With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching and the holiday season kicking off, it can be common to see people practicing gratitude. However, finding gratitude is easier said than done when you live with chronic pain.  My first...
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    How Does Medicare Cover Pain Relief?

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    Pain is a common symptom of several conditions and diseases. Many types of pain conditions target seniors, such as arthritis and osteoporosis. For this reason, doctors who participate in Medicare generally know a good...