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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…

New Survey Data Confirm That Opioid Deaths Do Not Correlate With Pain Pill Abuse or Addiction Rates

Non medical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous. JACOB SULLUM | 8.21.2019 1:50 PM pain-pills-k-state-flickr (K-State/Flickr) New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provide further evidence to support a counterintuitive conclusion: The dramatic increase in deaths involving prescription analgesics since 2000…