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is sometimes defined officially as pain lasting more than
3-6 months. It may also be accurate to define chronic pain
as pain that has no clear end in sight. It may be something
that you will have to learn to live with - or around. Anyone
who has lived with chronic pain, or has treated patients
with chronic pain, eventually comes to the understanding
that the chronic pain is a disease in itself, regardless of
what is causing the pain. It is this disease - chronic pain
- that pain management specialists treat.
SYNDROME IS REAL = As much as words can describe
it, chronic pain is unrelenting, merciless, unyielding,
exhausting, frightening and literally never stops.
It can be demoralizing mostly because
people, even some physicians, don't believe the pain is as
bad or as constant or both. And there's guilt because
it hits family & friends almost as hard as you. While it's
true that there are varying degrees of pain, chronic pain is
Unless you have lived with chronic pain
syndrome, it's impossible to explain. This site is meant to
provide useful information about chronic pain
syndrome that may help you live your life the best it can
every day...just like your pain.
Do not consider this website to be a
diagnostic or treatment tool. ALWAYS consult your
physician to help you or find a Board Certified pain
management doctor in your area.
Research finds that women experience
chronic pain more than men & experience multiple conditions
at the same time...learn more