What Non-Disabled People Need to Understand About the Straw Ban

The straw ban not only forgets about the physical needs of disabled people, but it won't even address the most significant culprit of plastic...

Lyrica Not Effective for Treating Traumatic Nerve Pain

By Pat Anson, Editor Pregabalin is not effective in relieving chronic pain caused by traumatic nerve injury, but it may be useful as an analgesic...

Scientists Discover the Brain’s Pain Control Center

Turning off the brain's 'pain center' could finally bring relief to millions of chronic nerve pain suffers, study finds About 10 percent of the...

Woman Who Wanted to Chop Her Leg off Finally Diagnosed With...

A woman left in such agony she wanted to chop her leg off with a chainsaw has finally been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Samantha Frost...

To Those Who Find My Illness ‘Hard to Understand’ When They...

My husband and I had a conversation about how others perceive my illness the other day. It wasn’t a confrontational conversation — it was more the...

When Your Chronic Pain Leaves You in a Constant State of...

For those of us with chronic pain, “I’m tired,” is a loaded statement. It means much more than simply, “I want to go to bed.”...

5 Things I Don’t Admit on My Bad Pain Days

Have you ever had a day when you just stared off into space? Not staring and thinking deep thoughts about your future. Just empty,...

One in 10 Suicides Linked to Chronic Pain

The nation’s suicide rate has been climbing steadily for over a decade and so have the number of suicides associated with chronic pain, according...

People With Chronic Pain Respond to Doctors Advocating ‘Pain Acceptance’ on...

In the wake of the opioid crisis, medical professionals’ fears about prescribing opioid painkillers have risen — to the extent that some doctors have turned...

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Imagine This….

CRPS/RSD is a malfunction of one’s Autonomic Nervous System. Disclaimer: Some of this content may be sensitive to some and hard to read. If reading,...