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Psychological Change in Someone with Chronic Pain

2019-04-10T08:33:41+00:00 April 8th, 2019|

Chronic pain causes life-changing psychological effects in patients. These effects are exacerbated when strong pain killers don't work. This puts a patient on edge and that can lead to psychological issues that require further medical treatment that many patients simply can't afford. By referring patients to experts in chronic pain treatments Phoenix pain sufferers have [...]

8 Foods that Fight Chronic Pain in Diabetes

2019-04-09T08:37:49+00:00 April 5th, 2019|

Diabetes patients may encounter chronic pain, but they can also beat it. Doctors can recommend foods that lessen diabetes-related pain. Let's explore eight diverse options. Berries Due to their low Glycemic Index rating, berries may already be in a proactive diabetes patient's diet. Berries counter inflammation and cartilage loss, which play roles in chronic pain. [...]

Causes of Neuropathic Pain

2019-04-12T03:01:56+00:00 March 13th, 2019|

About one in every three Americans suffer from chronic pain, and out of that number, one out of five have neuropathic pain. Those who suffer from this condition often feel a shooting, burning pain which may often be constant or may happen at random times. If you think you have this condition and you're wondering [...]

CRPS – Severe Leg Pain May Signal Serious Condition

2019-04-12T03:05:37+00:00 March 1st, 2019|

What is CRPS? Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition. Affected sites include one’s limb—which include your arm, hand, leg or foot—and usually happens after an injury. What Causes CRPS? Probable causes for the condition may be damage to your nervous system. It often occurs when you hurt your hand, foot or leg [...]

Are There Treatments for OCD?

2019-02-05T09:58:33+00:00 February 5th, 2019|

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is when a long-term uncontrollable habit becomes obsessive. Since it is uncontrollable, it sometimes hinders a person’s daily activity. Being unable to stop yourself from doing something over and over again becomes very frustrating. Getting treatment for OCD will help control these urges. You may be unable to control your [...]

What Causes Depression?

2019-02-05T09:22:54+00:00 February 1st, 2019|

Depression is a mental illness that requires close monitoring and observation. There is no overnight treatment for this condition as a treatment for depression may take months or even years. Cases continue to rise, and unfortunately, only about a third of them will seek help or treatment. Knowing the cause of one’s depression helps in [...]

PTSD Treatment– Safe Alternatives

2019-02-26T10:54:46+00:00 January 10th, 2019|

PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder – is one of the most common mental health issues in modern society. Well-known as a problem faced by former soldiers and those who have been through extremely traumatic scenarios like war, natural disasters, and assault, the condition can also happen for a wide range of other reasons. Regardless of [...]

Diabetes and Neuropathic Pain

2019-02-26T10:53:43+00:00 January 9th, 2019|

One symptom of diabetes that people don’t know as much about – and often don’t discuss – is neuropathic pain. This discomfort is incredibly common, but few patients truly know what is happening in their bodies that is causing this pain or what they can do to alleviate it. Likewise, their loved ones often have [...]

Depression and Self-Love

2018-12-04T13:04:03+00:00 December 10th, 2018|

Major depressive disorder affects more than 16.1 million Americans. Those numbers represent about 6.7% of the U.S. population. Loving yourself when you have depression can feel impossible. It takes time, discipline, and practice. Here’s how you can learn to slowly love yourself again, even with depression. Nurture Yourself Depression tells you to not take care [...]