Category Archives for "Chronic Pain"

What It’s Like to Live with Chronic Pain

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), roughly 1 in 5 Americans suffers from chronic pain, with 8% of them (about 19.6 million people) experiencing pain that interferes with their daily lives. To understand what it’s like to live with chronic pain, you need to understand the impact chronic pain has on the entire […]

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Streaming Documentaries About Chronic Illness

One of the hardest things about dealing with a chronic health or autoimmune disorder is how isolating it can be. Because it’s an “invisible” illness, you look healthy and normal to people when, in fact, you may have periods where you suffer profoundly from the symptoms of your illness along with fatigue, brain fog, and […]

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What Chronic Pain Does to Your Brain Over Time

Chronic pain can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their activity levels, ability to work, emotional state, and personal relationships. While these negative effects can be fairly obvious, what can go unseen is what chronic pain does to your brain. Mounting evidence suggests that chronic pain leads to alterations in brain structure and […]

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