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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 …

8 Celebrities Have Chronic Pain

Celebrities may seem larger than life, but in reality they’re only human. Just like millions of people, many stars deal with a very debilitating and common problem — chronic pain. Living in the glare of the spotlight can make living with pain even more of a challenge. These eight celebrities have spoken publicly about their …

Fibromyalgia Research – It’s Worse than Chronic Pain Alone but Exercise Helps

The disease burden on Fibromyalgia patients is worse than it is for chronic pain patients without fibromyalgia. An online study of 472 U.S. patients released in the May 16 online issue of Pain Practice showed that Fibro patients – quite simply – have it tougher. They take more pain medication and have poorer health status, …

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