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David Rosam

Shared May 26, 2018

There are so many conditions where the drug paradigm breaks down, or has terrible side effects

Jitesh Patel

Shared November 28, 2018

They Why of Pain. Fascinating.

Jeff Kaminski

Shared July 13, 2018

Cognitive behavioral therapy, meanwhile, shows meaningful benefits on chronic pain — both for psychogenic pain, and for pain with a physical cause — according to systematic reviews of the research. There’s also promising research around mindfulness-based stress reduction and therapies inspired by it.

Movement Daily

Shared May 27, 2018

It's important to move past focusing on pathology and symptoms. The defining context of the internal state is an expression of the psyche and physical reflexes.

Pain is fascinating because it sits at the intersection of biology and psychology and reveals how the two are intertwined. “Pain can be ‘real’ pain — and it can be caused by brain circuits,” says Tor Wager, a neuroscientist who studies pain at the University of Colorado Boulder. “We have to get over this concept that either the pain is real or it’s all in my head and I’m making it up.” It’s both.

yunteng

Shared December 2, 2018

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