5 Pain Stories You Might Have Missed, Sept. 1

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How do our country's veterans handle chronic pain after coming home from war abroad?
How do our country's veterans handle chronic pain after coming home from war abroad?

Every day the staff at Clinical Pain Advisor browses the Web for stories on chronic pain, acute pain, low back pain, diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia and other painful health conditions that readers might have missed the day before and lists some of their favorite articles in a daily column to provide clinicians with a resource they can check first thing in the morning.

"Commentary: A Soldier's Story -- Pain Medication is Often Necessary" -- How do our country's veterans handle chronic pain after coming home from war abroad? One doctor shares his experience with treating one of his patients with ongoing pain medications -- a decision he still proudly stands by.

"Is phantom limb pain all in one's head?" -- Phantom limb pain still perplexes clinicians to this day. It's a syndrome known for being difficult to treat with conventional medicine, and doctors are still trying to figure out a solution. This report asks: "Is phantom limb pain all in one's head?"
"7 Natural Painkillers That Really Work" -- A Newxmax article points to seven natural painkillers that, according to several studies, help with alleviating pain in patients suffering from chronic pain. 

"Patients Who Suffer From Both Fibromyalgia and Migraines At Higher Risk of Suicide" -- A new study revealed that patients suffering from both fibromyalgia and migraines are at a higher risk of suicide, reports Fibromyalgia News Today.

"7 delayed injury symptoms after a car crash" -- Not every pain symptom occurs immediately after a car accident -- some could appear several days later.

Did Clinical Pain Advisor miss something from this morning's roundup? Feel free to contact CJ Arlotta at cj.arlotta"at"haymarketmedia.com.

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