Veterans and Chronic Pain

Veterans and Chronic Pain

Veteran Facts and Tips to Fight Pain According to National Institutes of Health (NIH), severe pain is significantly greater in veterans than civilians, especially among veterans who served in recent conflicts. There are more than 21 million U.S. veterans but many do not seek medical treatment when they fall ill or if pain arises. But…

Chronic Pain and Loneliness: 8 Tips for Beating Social Isolation When You're Living with a Chronic Illness

Chronic Pain and Loneliness: 8 Tips for Beating Social Isolation When You’re Living with a Chronic Illness

In the book Pain Recovery – How to Find Balance and Reduce Suffering from Chronic Pain by Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM, Frank Szabo, LADC, Daniel Shiode, PhD, and Robert Hunter, PhD, loneliness is defined as: “…a state of sadness due specifically to the emotional experience of being disconnected from others, of feeling and/or being, in reality,…