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It Hurts Because It Hurts

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Pain | Comments Off on It Hurts Because It Hurts

Ten percent of the time, pain becomes its own feedback loop:

Things I Didn’t Know

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in Abdominal pain, Hernia, Pain, Placebo effect, Reiki | Comments Off on Things I Didn’t Know

You learn something new every day: In Women, Hernias May Be Hidden Agony – NYTimes.com. Unlike hernias in men, which are far more common, those that afflict women are usually small and internal and rarely cause an obvious bulge. Symptoms can be suggestive of other problems — ovarian cysts, fibroids, endometriosis or adhesions from a previous operation — but surgically […]

When to See a Doctor

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in Cancer, Diverticular disease, Edema, Medicine, Migraine, Pain, Practicality | Comments Off on When to See a Doctor

Know your anatomy!You wouldn’t think people would ever get their massage therapist confused with their M.D., would you? You’d be surprised.It’s touching and flattering, how often I am asked for my input on potentially serious medical conditions. Possibly this is due to the fact that 1) I see a lot of people in varying degrees of pain, uncertainty and confusion, […]