Finding Balance without Pain Medications for Those with Chronic Pain

Imbalance of Physical life Imbalance of the body can manifest as fatigue, aching, nausea, sleep disturbance, and increased pain. Medication use affects your body. Stopping opioid medications under medical supervision (medically-monitored withdrawal) will cause a physical upheaval for a time, and balance may be difficult to achieve until your body recovers its own store of…

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Understanding the Relationship between Your Recovery from Chronic Pain & Your Relationship Patterns

Relationship patterns are established early in life. Our parents, role models, friends, etc., influence how we view ourselves and others and have an emotional impact throughout our lives. For example, the way you treat others is influenced by the way your parents acted toward each other. If we never examine these patterns we tend to…

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Chronic Pain & Relationships

There are numerous types of relationships, such as social, familial, intimate, romantic, acquaintance, and personal, all of which affect and are affected by your experience of chronic pain. Your relationships are not only an outward manifestation and an indicator of your overall state of balance; they also affect your state of balance either negatively or…

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