Chronic Pain And What You Need To Know

Chronic Pain And What You Need To Know

Think about the last time you experienced pain. According to a market research report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. more than 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain of varying degrees. An estimated 100 million adults are burdened by chronic pain in the U.S. alone. If you are among one of the millions of Americans who have suffered with pain for several months or longer, you may have a chronic condition.

Chronic Pain, Winter Blues, and Ways to Overcome Both

Chronic Pain, Winter Blues, and Ways to Overcome Both

Living with chronic pain can elevate feelings of depression. Similarly, people who live with depression also experience chronic pain. The winter season often results in an increase in depression, typically knowns as seasonal affective disorder, and those living with pain often experience increased winter blues. Consequently, the link between pain and depression is strong.

How To Manage Fibromyalgia In Cold Weather

How To Manage Fibromyalgia In Cold Weather

For anyone of the 5 and 10 million Americans who suffer from fibromyalgia, winter can be extremely difficult. As we?ve discussed before, fibromyalgia has a variety of symptoms such as headaches and fatigue, all of which are often exacerbated by winter?s frigid temperatures, short, grey days, and rapid changes in barometric pressure.

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