Tag Archives: pain

‘On That Edge of Fear’: One Woman’s Struggle With Sickle Cell Pain

Lisa Craig, who has struggled for years to manage the pain associated with her sickle cell disease, received an echocardiogram at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. ‘On That Edge of Fear’: One Woman’s Struggle With Sickle Cell Pain Cures for a disease that mostly afflicts Black people seem near, but may come too late… Read More »

Are antidepressants also pain relievers?

Did you know that antidepressant medications are often prescribed for people without depression? It’s true. Antidepressants are frequently prescribed for chronic pain, especially pain related to nerve disease (called neuropathic pain), chronic low back or neck pain, and certain types of arthritis. In fact, some guidelines for the treatment of chronic low back pain and… Read More »

Can changing my diet cause body pain

It can be challenging to find the energy necessary to cook and prepare healthy foods when you have fibromyalgia. You feel guilty after eating certain foods. Your individualized fluid needs may be higher if you sweat a lot or live in a very hot climate. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis.… Read More »