Category: Health Series

Putting Pain into Words: The Five Emotions Humans Experience

There are five emotions that humans experience. They are:    Happiness as in the state of being cheerful and feeling good    Fear as in an unpleasant emotion in which you are worried     Anger as in a strong sense of annoyance and irritation     Sadness as in a feeling of sorrow and unhappiness     & Guilt as in a feeling of being at fault

SMART Goals for Pain Management

SMART GOALS S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym to help people set more comprehensive goals that are attainable. This can be a useful tool for dealing with your pain. It stands for: Specific and significant Measurable and meaningful Achievable and action-orientated Realistic and reasonable Timely and trackable Specific & Significant To create a specific goal it must

Coping Skills List: The Ultimate and Mega 99 Skills You Need

Coping Skills List Firstly, millions of Americans lack the necessary coping skills for handling chronic pain. Although, most of those who have chronic pain take a narcotic pain medication. Secondly, painkillers are not always effective for long-term pain management. Instead, personalized coping skills should be introduced to help handle chronic pain. Finally, this is because

Chronic Pain Symptoms Explained

Chronic pain symptoms can be seen in numerous conditions. Firstly, chronic pain is defined by the National Institute of Health as, “any pain lasting more than 12 weeks.” Generally, occasional acute pain is a normal occurrence that typically will show an injury or bodily upset. Persistent pain can be caused by an initial injury, diabetes,