Tips On Chronic Pain & Anxiety

When pain lasts for more than 3months it can be classified as *chronic pain* here are few thing about chronic pain you should know

There are different medical reasons that can cause chronic pain. But it typically starts with postsurgical pain or an injury.

Even long after a diagnosis, the daily demands of living with a chronic illness can continue to present challenges and generate anxiety.

How To Know Anxiety is kicking In

  • Dreaming about physical health
  • Trouble sleeping due to worry
  • Difficulty discussing pain
  • Avoiding social interaction
  • Thinking intrusively about dying

The longer some people experience pain, the more they focus on it, and the more stressed they become.

The brain can develop an β€œimprint” of the neurological pathway of the original pain, As a result, the brain continues to transmit pain signals even after the physical damage to the body has healed.

What You Can Do

  • Relax your mind as Taking time to relax, increases your ability to think objectively and positively when it comes to making choices about your health and life.
  • Find an experienced physician with your specific issue, and someone who will take a holistic approach that goes beyond the medical underpinnings of your pain.
  • Find the right team, you benefit the most when chronic illness and psychological distress, such as anxiety, are treated with a team of people who help you create and implement a treatment plan for your physical and mental health.
  • Have supportive people around you. Whenever you are lonely you can handout with these supportive people or chat, play games with them

So Whether you’ve had pain for months or decades, there are things you can do on a daily basis to reduce both the intensity and the impact of the pain. Thanks for reading