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Peripheral Neuropathy: Shingles

Peripheral Neuropathies: Shingles

Shingles is a painful condition that often follows chickenpox, decades later.Shingles, also called Herpes Zoster,"zoster", or "zona", is a condition that causes numerous painful side effects. It is caused by the dormant Varicella Zoster virus,...
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Study: NSAIDs Raise Risk of Heart Problems

High doses of these common painkillers double the risk of heart failure, finds a new study. As every pain patient knows, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs--better known as NSAIDs--are the backbone of pain relief. So any risks...

Help for Post-Stroke Pain Syndrome

After a stroke, some patients develop chronic, debilitating pain. Identifying it is the first step toward treating it.About 10% of patients who suffer a stroke develop central post-stroke pain syndrome (CPSP). Typically described as...