Category: OCTOBER 2019

Opioids and chronic pain

by Niccole Caan, KVII Wednesday, October 9th 2019 Opioids and chronic pain (Source: KVII Photo) NOTE: To view photos or videos go to the link listed below. AMARILLO (KVII) — The federal government declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency in 2017. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 70,000 people died in…

11 Tips for Living With Chronic Pain

1. Learn deep breathing or meditation to help you relax. Deep breathing and meditation are techniques that help your body relax, which may ease pain. Tension and tightness seep from muscles as they receive a quiet message to relax. Although there are many ways to meditate, the soothing power of repetition is at the heart…

Pain Management: Maintaining Intimacy

Chronic pain can lead to sexual problems. When you are in pain, the last thing you probably want to do is be intimate with your partner. But it is important to remain close to your loved one. A healthy, intimate relationship can positively affect all aspects of your life. Many people living with pain often…