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The power of positive thinking for pain patients

Self-affirmation is the practice of expressing positivity about yourself. It can be stated aloud, said in your head, or written down. While some may scoff or assume that it’s pointless, science is proving that...


How can I remember to take my medication?

If you’ve ever had any sort of health issues, you probably know what it’s like to be handed a thick stack of prescriptions with no idea what each medication does, why you should take... 0

The surprising impact of chronic pain, on family and money

Chronic pain is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. According to the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), one in six people are living with chronic pain. The type of pain can... 0

Recent research that untangles pain

Pain is an unavoidable fact of life, especially for those with a chronic pain condition. There are dozens of potential treatments for pain already, but researchers are always searching for a deeper understanding of... 0

How the brain experiences pain – brain experiences pHow the brain experiences pain

Pain’s basic purpose is as a warning message for the body: that hurts, so stop it. When pain becomes chronic, though, it can seem utterly senseless, plaguing people for extended periods for no apparent...

Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Side Effects & Withdrawal. Must Read You Just Cannot Ignore 0

My personal top 10 favorite posts on pain doctor

It’s been about a year since we became Pain Doctor and began sharing information with you about everything pain- and health-related. In that time, we’ve covered a lot of information, but we’ve tried to...