How to control chronic pain
Among the most common chronic pain are the head and back.
Many studies establish a link with a psychological mechanism called somatization, in which emotional states are manifested in organic conditions and some have been linked to situations of anxiety, depression or emotional distress.
Whatever the origin of the disease or whether organic is a reason that causes the sufferer's life is affected, it impairs the ability to study, work, social relationships and sleep properly. Feelings of hopelessness and helplessness cause much stress and lead to depression and isolation, which also causes the family relationship and the demands of the sick get worn out, angry or despairing relatives.
Chronic pain is a public health concern, so that already exist in many places of pain clinics and medical specialists in addressing this problem, ever increasing.
Treatment should be under a comprehensive approach that includes medication, therapy, relaxation techniques, chiropractic, motivation for behavior change, exercise, massage and hypnosis or in some cases electrical stimulation and when they become too severe, to the internment of sick to deliver drugs more potent.
Chronic pain can be caused by arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis and other inflammatory conditions, neuropathy postherpes zoster, Bell's palsy, diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, cancer, post-operative effects with other nerve injuries, but in all cases appropriate to ask for help and specialized to control and improve quality of life as a continuous and systematic pain can lead to depression, isolation and sometimes suicide.