Category «Crohn’s Pian»

Know Your Risk for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain currently affects about 116 million American adults — that’s more than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined, according to a 2008 study published in the Journal of Pain. But because pain can stem from many different diseases, injuries, and situations, there are many risk factors to consider when predicting who might experience chronic …

Chronic Pain and Sunburn

Gwenn Herman lives with chronic neck pain, fibromyalgia, and frequent migraines, so the last thing she wants is added pain caused by sunburn. Even though she’s the executive director of the Pain Connection-Chronic Pain Outreach Center in Rockville, Md., she’s found herself in that situation more than once. “It gets bad,” Herman, 60, said. “I …