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Fibromyalgia: It’s Not Just All in Your Head

Once dismissed as an all in your head condition, research is finally shedding light on this disorder.WHAT IS IT? Fibromyalgia (pronounced fie-bro-my-AL-ja) is a chronic and complex disorder that causes widespread pain in the muscles,...
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Ask the Experts: Painkiller Addictions and Warning Signs

Steven D. Passik, Ph.D. explains the basics in painkiller addiction. Q: I'm very concerned about painkiller addiction and becoming addicted to my painkiller. What signs should I watch out for? A: You're not alone in being afraid of...
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Should I See a Pain Specialist?

Finding a pain specialist is an important, even if your pain is under control.First, ask yourself: How well is my pain controlled? Start with your primary care doctor When you have chronic pain, managing it becomes...
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What is Your Pain IQ?

Take our Pain Quiz. The more you know, the better you'll feel. Pain is a regular part of the lives of a staggering 75 million Americans. Some 32 million of those say they've been living...
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Ask the Experts: Cluster Headaches and Hallucinogenic Drugs

Q:"I suffer from extremely painful cluster headaches. I've read that some people have turned to hallucinogenic drugs to find relief. Do these drugs work and what are the risks?"A:Cluster headaches may be the most...