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Stomach Aches: 5 Things Parents Should Know

Tags: celiac disease, constipation, gastroenteritis, GERD, IBD, pain awareness month, stomach flu

How can you tell the difference between a regular tummy ache and something more serious? Get tips from a pediatric expert.


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Psyching Out Kids’ Pain

Tags: chronic pain, pain awareness month, relaxation

It's no secret that chronic pain during childhood can take a heavy toll on youngsters and their caregivers. But it doesn't have to be that way.


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What’s New in Pain Treatments

Tags: acupuncture, balloon kyphoplasty, cancer pain, chronic back pain, chronic pain, clinical trials, exercise, headache, pain awareness month, radiation therapy, transdiscal biacuplasty

Headaches and back and cancer pain are successfully being treated with new (and some old) techniques and technology. Here’s a quick rundown on some of these exciting developments in how people with pain are being helped today.


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September: Pain Awareness Month

Tags: chronic pain, pain awareness month

This month, we’ve gathered together information about pain in many forms, including chronic pain, headaches, migraines, stomach aches and CRPS.


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Headache Q&A: Test Yourself

Tags: cluster headaches, headache, migraine, pain awareness month, tension headaches

We’ve all felt the throb of a headache, whether sharp or dull. But how much do we understand headaches and why they happen?


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Managing Insomnia for Those With Chronic Pain

Tags: alcohol, caffeine, CBT-I, chronic pain, insomnia, morning, pain awareness month, pain management, sleep

Chronic pain sufferers often deal with insomnia. Experts find behavioral therapy to be the single most effective treatment. Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.


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Help for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Tags: chronic pain, chronic pelvic pain, CPP, pain awareness month, pain management

Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is nonmenstrual pain affecting both men and women. It lasts more than three months, interferes with daily life and requires medical therapy. There are many options for treating CPP.


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Prescription Painkillers Not For Everyone

Tags: addiction, antidepressant, chronic pain, opioids, oxycontin, pain awareness month, pain management, pain medication, percocet, prescription drug

Opioids – or narcotics – are often prescribed to help people manage chronic pain. But with their addictive qualities, they may not be the best treatment for everyone. Here’s more on the issue of opioid usage.


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Don’t Let Chronic Pain Rule Your Life

Tags: arthritis, back pain, cancer, chronic pain, Headaches, neurogenic pain, pain awareness month, pain management, psychogenic pain

Headache, back pain, arthritis – chronic pain affects millions each year. Safe and proven treatments can eliminate or reduce pain. When chronic pain disrupts your quality of life, it’s time to seek help.


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A Young Woman’s Journey Back from CRPS

Tags: chronic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, pain awareness month, pain management

A skiing accident at 12 caused Jordan Keen’s complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). The active young woman, now 20, overcame her chronic pain and ran a marathon last year. Here’s her amazing story.