Chronic pain and suicide risk

It is Pain Awareness Month and it is Suicide Prevention Month. That makes a lot of sense when you consider chronic pain. Pain itself is a suicide risk if you have no pain management and management is tricky. It differs from person to person and it can take so much time to find what works … Continue reading Chronic pain and suicide risk

Cast Away: When I survived the tide that took me away

I watched Cast Away a couple of days ago. I have seen it before but it really hit me at the end when he goes back and talks to his girlfriend who is now married. If you haven't seen it the gist is that his plane crashes and he has to survive until rescue. He … Continue reading Cast Away: When I survived the tide that took me away

Migraines, Fibromyalgia, and suicide research

A recent study in Neurology has shown that people with comorbid fibromyalgia and migraines are at higher risk of suicide. Both conditions alone come with a higher risk of suicide as is. They found that people with comorbid FM and migraines experienced poorer sleep quality... which is hardly a surprise since one of the major … Continue reading Migraines, Fibromyalgia, and suicide research