Ongoing discussions - Chronic pain
- I am in chronic pain. Introduce yourself
Hello everyone, There are many chronic conditions and reasons that individuals suffer from chronic pain. Identifying others that are going through, or have gone through, something similar to you can
- Family, partner, and friends do not understand - feel alone
I have fibromyalgia, which causes me to experience pain, which on somedays can be all over my body. I also will get migraines and suffer from intense fatigue. The friends I used to have do not take
- Has the war against opiates impacted you?
While "the war against opiates" has meaningful intentions and has had positive impacts, it has had adverse impacts on some of chronic pain patients who truly need and benefit from pain medication. The
- How do people with chronic pain manage it?
I have fibromyalgia and so I am in constant chronic pain. How do people with chronic pain cope and manage life? How do they cope with it emotionally and mentally? How do people they treat it? What
- Does living in chronic pain affect your productivity?
Chronic pain has many affects beyond just pain. It can affect individuals physically, mentally, and emotionally. One of the areas that many people living in chronic pain say is affected is their abil