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Q&A With Aaron Boster From OhioHealth Neurological Physicians: Finding the Right Chili Recipe For Treating Multiple Sclerosis Depends A Lot On Open Communication

October 15, 2015

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As the number of treatment options for multiple sclerosis continues to grow patients and their doctors are left to find the right choice for them in order to manage the disease as successfully as possible. This can be a long process that can have a long lasting impact on their overall health.

Psychological Factors Influence Severity of Pain

May 22, 2015

Article

Patients with a range of pain conditions may face amplified discomfort based how on how they perceive their symptoms. The findings were presented at the 34th Annual American Pain Society Scientific Meeting in Palm Springs, CA.

Chronic Pain Linked to Depression But Not Happiness Levels

May 20, 2015

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If previous research has shown a correlation between chronic pain and depression, it's only natural that the same can be said about chronic pain and happiness – right? A new study shows that's not the case.

Strategy for Prescribing Opioids to Patients with Potential Addiction

May 19, 2015

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Opioid addiction is a serious problem that a subset of patients prescribed opioids for pain could face; however, the issue presents an even more slippery slope for those with chronic pain due to the long-term need for the drugs.

Patient's Personality Influences Chronic Back Pain

May 19, 2015

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Patients' levels of anxiety and defensiveness are associated with how they view their chronic back pain, a new study showed.

20-Year Ongoing Study Looks at Pain in Methadone Users

May 18, 2015

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Researchers from the University of British Columbia since 1995 have been assessing opioid-dependent patients with pain who are on methadone maintenance treatment.

For Patients with Fibromyalgia, It May Not Be 'Just' a Headache

May 18, 2015

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A collaborative team from the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic recently examined the prevalence of migraines in patients with fibromyalgia. The study, presented at the 34th Annual American Pain Society Scientific Meeting in Palm Springs, CA, used patients from the Mayo Clinic Fibromyalgia Registry database.

Is There a Common Gene Marking Pain, Fatigue, and Depression?

May 15, 2015

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The lack of biomarkers for some life-changing conditions makes diagnoses and treatments more challenging. A new study identified possible biological factors for certain painful diseases.

Chronic Pain: Another Piece of the Puzzle Uncovered

May 15, 2015

Article

Competing theories have long been put forth to explain more about the cause of chronic pain, but a new study may finally have shed light on the mystery.

Women with Fibromyalgia Need to Get Moving Here's Why

May 15, 2015

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While maintaining high levels of physical activity may not appeal to many patients with fibromyalgia (FM), doing so may be the best way to help ease their pain.

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