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Chronic Pain

Why things hurt?

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Why things hurt?

All of us experience pain. It is your body and it is your business to know what is going on in your body. I firmly believe in Einstein's quote that 'if you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough'. Here we go with a simple explanation on pain.

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Pain can be a disease too, not a symptom alone

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Pain can be a disease too, not a symptom alone

We think of pain as a symptom, but there are cases where the nervous system develops feedback loops and pain becomes a terrifying disease in itself. Starting with the story of a girl whose sprained wrist turned into a nightmare, in a TedTalk Dr Elliot Krane talks about the complex mystery of chronic pain, and reviews the facts we're just learning about how it works and how to treat it.

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