Monday, October 20, 2014

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The role of genetics in developing chronic pain is still being researched and better understood. However, there is a tentative belief that a genetic risk factor may exist. Also being examined is the genetics behind the actual condition - the biology of chronic pain. In this case, certain genes and hormones seem to be behind pain.

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, answered hi Hi.  Welcome to HealthCentral's chronic pain site.  Do you have a question?

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Cort, Health Guide, answered Are there any pain treatments for… That's a tough disease - hard to diagnose and hard to treat. Some people…

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