Did you know negative words associated with physical pain have the power to create tension in the body intensifying our pain perception?
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) has examined all the evidence for and against the use of cannabinoid medicines for the treatment of pain. In major report, reviewing 56 papers, some of which were themselves reviews, they came to the conclusion that there is insufficient evidence to suggest that using cannabinoids for pain is helpful.
Pain UK’s research “The UK Lived Experience of Pain Project” has been published in the British Journal of Pain. Starting in 2022, Pain UK began a research project, funded in part by a generous unrestricted grant from industry:
Winter can be a challenging season for seniors dealing with pain and discomfort, but it’s also an opportunity to make positive changes in your diet to manage these issues. Think about what you can improve in your diet, whether that’s what you’re eating or not eating, and also consider how you are helping your body in other ways.
As we age, it’s natural to feel drained and less vibrant than we did in our youth. No one escapes the ravages of time. There are, however, approaches to getting older that leave us looking better and living joyfully. The following suggestions from Pain UK CIO will help you experience your golden years with maximum grace and bliss.
We all know how hard it is living with pain. A ‘fibro mum’ has sent us her tips for living with pain. We thought it was worth sharing with others: https://mummythefibrowarriorsupportblog.co.uk/2023/07/04/how-to-manage-with-a-chronic-condition/
When planning for your summer holiday and managing pain, prioritising comfort is essential. Be sure to pack your prescribed medical supplies, consider the accessibility of your accommodation, choose comfortable clothing and footwear, plan for rest and recovery, and ensure you have travel insurance and necessary documentation.
Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints. It can affect people of all ages and can make everyday activities difficult. Fortunately, we have plenty of enjoyable crafting ideas for those with arthritis.
Winter Joint Pain: Why Does it Increase During Colder Months? If you suffer from arthritis or other joint/bone conditions, you’re not alone…
Living with a painful condition can be difficult. Not only do you have to cope with the pain itself, but you may also have to deal with doctors who don’t seem to understand your condition, insurance companies that are trying to deny your claims, and a system that seems designed to make it hard for you to get the care you need.