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Medical Marijuana: A Nurse's Point of View

Find out why this nurse is advocating for patients to have access to medical marijuana.

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Double Jointed With Chronic Pain

Being double jointed is an inherited condition called joint hypermobility syndrome, and in some cases, it can lead to chronic pain.

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How To Treat Dry Eye from Chronic Pain

Some chronic pain disorders can cause dry eye. Here's what you should know about this complex condition and the treatments that might help.

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TMD and the Chronic Pain Connection

Learn more about the connection between temporomandibular joint disorder and chronic pain, and some of the treatment options available.

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Piriformis Syndrome, Sciatica or Both?

When you have low back pain, it can be hard to diagnose the cause. Here's how to evaluate your symptoms so you can find the right treatments.

Springtime flower blossoms may trigger sinusitis.

Spring, Sinusitis, and Fibromyalgia

If you live with fibromyalgia, sinus inflammation may be a springtime tradition. Try these medications and strategies to find relief.

The Chronic Pain-Sleep Conundrum

Chronic pain isn’t just physical. Learn about some of the tools available to help you sleep better with chronic pain.

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Complications

RLS, Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain

Do you experience a creepy, crawly, pulling sensation and the overwhelming urge to move your legs in an effort to make it stop? You could be suffering from RLS.

10 Tips for Managing Fibrofog

If you live with fibromyalgia, you may experience symptoms of cognitive dysfunction. These 10 tips can help your oversensitive brain stay on track.

Exercise Motivation With Chronic Pain

Let’s face it, exercising with chronic pain can be a real drag. Follow these tips to find a workout you actually enjoy doing.