Letter to People without Chronic Pain-(applies equally to chronic illness)
Take a few minutes to read this.. to better understand why my life stops multiple times a day. I'm doing the best I can.. sometimes I just need minute. Or 5.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Hypo/Hyperalgesia:Decreased/increased sensitivity to a usually-painful stimulus (e.g., pinprick). Hypo/Hyperesthesia: Decreased/increased sensation to a usually-innocuous stimulus (e.g., light touc…
Tinnitus is a condition that affects 1 in 5 Americans. It is described as a persistent ringing, humming or buzzing and for some the condition has a profound effect on the way they live, sleep and...
Doctors Hate RSD/CRPS Because It Can Affect Other Internal Organs - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Info Center
RSD/CRPS can affect other internal organs requiring innovative and costly approaches to treatment for pain relief due to its unique nature. RSD/CRPS is not usually limited to one part of an extremity or one extremity, usually, the pathological sympathetic function spreads to adjacent areas and why doctors in a recent medical meeting said “I hate RSD.” and
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Fact Sheet | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Fact Sheet CRPS is believed to be caused by damage to, or malfunction of, the peripheral and central nervous systems.
CRPS/RSD Awareness - For Steph
This month is CRPS/RSD Awareness Month! CRPS is a chronic neurological disease. It causes changes to the skin, hair, muscle, bone, circulation, and brain. It is characterized by constant burning pain. CRPS pain is rated higher, by McGill's pain scale, than any other pain know to man (including cancer and labor)! My dear friend, Stephanie, currently is fighting CRPS. Her pain is great, but the God who gives her strength to persevere, fight the good fight, and wait for the light is even…