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Morphine may make worse chronic nerve pain and slower recovery, a study in mice suggests

    Morphine makes chronic nerve pain worse, according to a new animal study, but some experts question whether its findings are relevant to humans. SOURC Clck Here Researchers writing this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report that rats given morphine took longer to recover …

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Why Chronic Pain Is So Difficult To Treat

A whopping 50 million Americans wrestle with chronic pain. Our bodies are trying to tell us something, but what? A recent study by the National Institutes of Health found that more than one in three people in the United States have experienced pain of some sort in the previous three …

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3 Ways Psychotherapy Can Help with Chronic Pain

I will never forget one woman who came to see me for help with chronic pain. This was a woman who stood tall—she gave off the image she was functioning well despite living with chronic pain. She had long, dark hair, perfect makeup, and a confident smile. As she sat …

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