Regulating emotions with chronic pain

We all know chronic pain brings with it a hefty emotional toll. And we know that chronic pain does alter our neurotransmitter balance. A study from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA¬†(published in the European Journal of Pain) found that people with chronic pain also have a specific imbalance of neurotransmitters in the part of the brain … Continue reading Regulating emotions with chronic pain

Chronic pain: Emotional toll

I am just going to say it, you can repress all you want, you can be as stoic as you want, as zen as humanly possible... and pain is going to get to you. Not every day. Not all the time. But on the severe days. And when you are just so very tired of … Continue reading Chronic pain: Emotional toll