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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person Feature
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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person

In recent years, researchers have proven a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management can offer substantial and sustained pain relief.

Resilience and Other Tools for Overcoming Barriers to Care for Women With Chronic Pain
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Resilience and Other Tools for Overcoming Barriers to Care for Women With Chronic Pain

Kate Nicholson, a civil rights and disability rights attorney has lived with chronic pain for more than 20 years. Here, she offers insight for overcoming common barriers that prevent women with chronic pain from getting care.

3 Pain-Relief Treatments with Bonus Benefits
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3 Pain-Relief Treatments with Bonus Benefits

These sustainable pain-relief treatments have additional advantages and most importantly they’re often times effective for many types of painful conditions.

5 Tips to Take Control of Your Pain
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5 Tips to Take Control of Your Pain

Taking control of painful symptoms is challenging under even the best of circumstances. Yet, taking affirmative steps in this regard can be empowering. These five tips can help you manage your pain both on your own and in connection with others.

How Chronic Pain Impacts Women's Lives
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How Chronic Pain Impacts Women's Lives

The majority of women living with chronic pain say it affects their ability to live a full and active life. Learn more about what women shared during our HealthyWomen survey.

Bias, Chronic Pain and Access to Care
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Bias, Chronic Pain and Access to Care

Women living with chronic pain face many challenges and disparities when it comes to diagnosis and treatment.

4 Tips for Pain Relief Quick
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4 Tips for Pain Relief Quick

The following pain-relief tips are often times effective for many types of pain conditions when combined with a comprehensive treatment plan. Check them out.

Expert Urges Women to Be Self-Advocates in Managing Pain
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Expert Urges Women to Be Self-Advocates in Managing Pain

When it comes to pain management, women need to research their options, find good health care providers and become self-advocates.

5 Tips to Be More Productive at Work While Managing Chronic Pain
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5 Tips to Be More Productive at Work While Managing Chronic Pain

The basics on how to successfully transition back to full productivity at your job while living with chronic pain.

Chronic Pain for Women Is Real
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Chronic Pain for Women Is Real

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, more than the total number who have been diagnosed with diabetes, cancer and heart disease combined.

For Rural Patients, Opioid Treatment Centers Often Too Far Away
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For Rural Patients, Opioid Treatment Centers Often Too Far Away

Methadone is often used in the fight against opioid addiction, but long travel times in rural areas may be hampering efforts to get more people treated.

Elevating Women's Voices Will Advance Chronic Pain Treatment and Management
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Elevating Women's Voices Will Advance Chronic Pain Treatment and Management

My hope is that a reckoning for chronic pain in women is not far off. Improved awareness and targeted research will elevate chronic pain’s status from “invisible” to “visible,” leading to faster diagnoses and will end long-term suffering.

Women and Chronic Pain: No, It’s Not 'All in Your Head'
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Women and Chronic Pain: No, It’s Not 'All in Your Head'

Women are more likely to be diagnosed with chronic pain and yet, when we ask for pain management help, we’re more apt to be told that the problem is "all in our head."