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Chronic pain

Suffering from chronic pain? Try Tai Chi, suggests study

Fibromyalgia affects around 2-4% of the adult population worldwide and is a long-term condition that causes widespread body pain.

Mar 22, 2018, 15:57 PM IST

Researchers reveal new insights into rare chronic pain condition

The findings from researchers at the universities of Bath and Oxford (UK) suggest that a rare chronic pain condition might involve changes in the way that the brain processes visual information, which in turn could provide new insights into how to treat the condition.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

Suffering from severe pain? Experts say THIS form of alternative medicine will work just as well as drugs!

 While acupuncture is widely used by practitioners in community settings for treating pain, it is rarely used in hospital emergency departments, researchers said.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Persistent chronic pain may increase risk of dying early, says study

Chronic pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

Chronic pain may increase dementia risk in elderly

The study, led by researchers from the University of California San Francisco, showed that people who suffer from chronic pain tend to have diminished attention capacity and impaired memory. 

Jun 06, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Breastfeeding may cut chronic pain from C-section

Chronic pain after C-section delivery, lasting for more than three months, affects around one in five mothers. 

Jun 04, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Suffering from chronic pain? Drinking coffee and getting more sleep may help ease the pain!

A new research suggests that sleeping habits coupled with daytime alertness-promoting agents such as coffee might help to get relief from the pain.

May 09, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

Suffering from chronic pain? Reading a good book may help ease the pain

A new study has showed that reading a good book may not only be captivating but may also help people suffering with chronic pain.

Mar 03, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Acupuncture treatment help reduce chronic pain, depression: Study

Do you often suffer from chronic pain and depression? If yes, then try acupuncture treatment as it helps to reduce the pain.

Jan 31, 2017, 22:39 PM IST

Our beliefs can worsen pain, insomnia conditions

Individual beliefs can play a potential role in worsening insomnia and pain experiences in patients with chronic pain conditions like back pain, fibromyalgia and arthritis, a team of researchers has found.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Yoga, tai chi may help manage chronic pain

 Is your back pain unmanageable even after taking pain relieving drugs? Try non-drug approaches such as yoga, tai chi as well as acupuncture, which may act as effective tools to help manage chronic pain conditions, suggests a study.

Sep 03, 2016, 00:44 AM IST

Six ways to get rid of back pain!

Back pain can be painful, uncomfortable, and may vary in intensity - acute, sub-acute, or chronic depending on the duration.  

Aug 17, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Why chronic pain risk may run in families

Genetics, effects on early development and social learning are some factors that can increase the risk of chronic pain transmitting from parent to children, researchers suggest.

Jul 08, 2016, 00:33 AM IST

Nearly half of British population living with chronic pain

The number of affected population -- roughly 28 million adults based population statistics for 2013 -- is likely to rise as the population ages, the researchers warned.

Jun 21, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Meditation can help veterans manage chronic pain

 A major challenge for health care providers is how to help the veterans alleviate chronic pain that will last a lifetime. A new study suggests that practice of meditation may help veterans to relieve themselves from chronic pain.

Feb 07, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Blueprint of body's heat sensor found

In an important step towards new therapies for a variety of conditions involving pain sensation including chronic pain, researchers have discovered the structure of a protein linked to pain and heat perception.

Jan 19, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Pain: It`s all in your head

New research might finally provide a new direction for research seeking to help patients suffering from neuropathic pain.

Oct 10, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Mild drinking can lower disability in chronic pain patients

Treating chronic widespread pain with a glass of wine or a pint of beer may not sound like a good idea but scientists think otherwise. Moderate drinking may lower the disability risk among those suffering from the condition, says new research.

Jul 21, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

Chronic pain linked to depression: Study

 Chronic pain can also lead to anxiety and depression as brain inflammation caused by long-term nerve pain alters activity in areas that regulate mood and motivation, says new research.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

Yoga reverses effects on brain marked by chronic pain

A new study has found that chronic pain causes brain anatomy changes and impairments, however, yoga prevents and reverses the effects of chronic pain on the brain.

May 18, 2015, 20:57 PM IST