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.
A new study, presented at the 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society in Baltimore earlier this month, gave doctors one more treatment option to consider for fibromyalgia patients. The study found that FM patients who did not have particularly good results from taking Lyrica alone experienced significantly reduced pain…