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Estimates from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) show that 126 million American adults experience some type of pain — 25 million suffer from daily chronic pain and another 23 million experience severe pain. With a significant section of the population battling moderate to severe pain and opioids continuing to be the “drug of […]

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Senators cast their votes narrowly on July 25, 2017, to initiate a debate on a bill aimed at overruling significant provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, in a matter of hours, Republicans had to deal with a major blow when their exhaustive plan to repeal the former President Barack Obama’s health care law […]

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Today, managing pain seems to be becoming a major health challenge in the U.S. Research conducted by several national health agencies suggest that lower back pain is the most common neurological ailment, followed by a severe headache or a migraine, neck pain and facial ache in the U.S. Added to this is the reality that […]

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People with chronic pain not only have a regular dust-up with enduring the agony but also have other things to worry about as an offshoot. It is usual for individuals with long-term pain to experience psychological problems like anxiety and depression as compared to the general community. Chronic pain tends to strain the brain, which, […]

Internet-based treatment can help manage chronic knee pain without opioids
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Pain causes physical discomfort that can continue if not treated timely. According to the National Centers for Health Statistics (NCHS), roughly 76.2 million Americans suffer from pain during any given year. Some of the common reasons for chronic pain can be osteoarthritis of the knee, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, multiple sclerosis, stomach ulcers, AIDS and gallbladder […]

Veterans Affairs and Defense suggest clinical guidelines for pain treatment
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Pain is associated with unpleasant physical sensations that can lead to mental distress or agony in extreme cases. For those who serve or have served with the U.S. military forces or any other defense service, pain may be the result of physical or mental wounds inflicted during the service. And routine deployments may make the […]

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What is Chronic or Persistent Pain? Chronic or persistent pain is broadly defined as either ongoing or recurrent pain that lasts for more than 12 weeks, and can either be continuous or recurring pain. This pain may be due to an injury, an episode of acute illness (pain related to cancer is not considered chronic […]

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How can chronic pain be cured? Treating chronic pain is a challenge! Chronic pain usually does not respond to standard treatment, since establishing the cause of pain is often difficult. Further, the presence of pain for a long period of time may lead to other disease conditions such as depression. The accompanying condition, whether the […]

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According to a survey, carried out by The American Psychological Association, stress is taking its toll on Los Angeles residents, even more than the rest of Americans nationwide. Los Angeles residents are more likely to suffer from chronic health conditions related to stress, such as obesity, asthma, chronic nonspecific pain and arthritis. Stress has been […]

Biofeedback/neurofeedback, in conjunction with conventional treatments for Drug and Alcohol addiction, has proved more efficacious in treating addiction patients as compared to conventional treatment alone. Neurofeedback, also known as electroencephalography (EEG), is a form of biofeedback therapy, which measures brain wave activity. A significant enhancement in the recovery rate and a decrease in the dropout […]