Pain and sleep are closely linked, and each impacts the other. A 2019 study published in The Journal of Neuroscience found that a lack of sleep interferes with pain centers in the brain, lowering your pain threshold and making you more sensitive to pain. Brain imaging studies using MRI show that there is ...
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July 1, 2019admin
According to 2011 study by the Institute of Medicine, one third of Americans suffer from chronic pain. That’s more than all of patients with heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined. “Chronic pain is pain that lasts for 3 months or longer,” says Pain Care of San Diego’s Medical Director, Michael Moon, ...
December 30, 2017admin
It might not be as simple as it sounds, but adopting a “don’t worry, be happy” attitude is a helpful step toward reducing your pain and stress. Here are some of our favorite ways to improve your attitude: “Get a hobby,” says Dr. Michael Moon, founder and medical director of Pain ...
December 27, 2017admin