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Chronic Pain

  1. chronic pain
    Why Aren’t More of Us Talking About Slipping Rib Syndrome?“This is probably one of the most underdiagnosed conditions people have,” one doctor says.
  2. first person
    I Was Diagnosed With MS After Doctors Ignored Me for 13 YearsIt took me another four years to stop being angry about it.
  3. first person
    Yes, You Can Have Pelvic-Floor Issues Without Giving BirthThe condition is both shockingly widespread and maddeningly underdiscussed.
  4. sexism
    Medical Gaslighting and MeElissa Bassist laughs through mystery pain in her debut memoir, Hysterical.
  5. self
    The High Point of My Career Came With a Physical BreakdownChloe Benjamin, author of The Immortalists, on prioritizing her body over her ambition.
  6. health
    Is the Pain All in My Head?A new treatment called pain-reprocessing therapy promises to cure chronic pain — but maybe not for everyone.
  7. swellness
    Can Being Vigorously Rubbed With a Blunt Tool Help With Pain?Trying gua sha.
  8. science of us
    I Can’t Stop Thinking About This 1991 Book About PainIt’s about healing the body with the mind.
  9. perfect 10
    Women in Chronic Pain Are Often the First to Pretend They’re FinePadma Lakshmi and Jamie-Lynn Sigler on living with chronic pain.
  10. swellness
    How One Woman Was Able To Cope With Chronic Pain From FibromyalgiaWhat’s it like when doctors don’t believe you and you live with chronic pain.
  11. Why We Need a Better Way to Treat Chronic PainThe current method — the pain-intensity scale — may have contributed to the opioid addiction epidemic, argue some pain-perception experts.