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Can Anxiety Cause Chronic Pain?

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The question of ‘can anxiety cause chronic pain’ is an important one. The first thing is to do is deconstruct anxiety and stress. Once you understand these two processes, it’s possible to see how they relate to chronic pain Anxiety and Stress – How do they Work? Anxiety is differeng from stress. Stress is a […]

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Chronic Pain and Arthritis Treatment

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 I was recently asked: “do NeuroMind techniques (and other MindBody treatments we teach for chronic pain) work if you have an existing condition like arthritis?” In other words, how do chronic pain and arthritis treatment work together? People who have arthritis psoriasis have a strange rash on their skin. The rash is a manifestation […]

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Pain Pill Addiction Signs

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There’s an important difference normal use of pain medication, being habituated to it, and addiction. My view is that there’s continuum or spectrum between these three states. To know where you are, you need to look for out for different pain pill addiction signs. Here’s an example. I have a headache (which I don’t get […]

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MindBody / NeuroMind Techniques for Pain Relief

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 What do you actually do when you do practice MindBody / NeuroMind techniques, and how is NeuroMind practice different from meditation? Meditation vs NeuroMind Practice There’s a lot of discussion about the benefits of meditation, and meditation is incredibly important. In this busy, increasingly stressful and unstable world that we live in, it’s a beautiful […]

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Hidden Pain Zones and Chronic Pain Treatment

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I once watched this great social experiment done by the magician Derren Brown. He took some British celebrities and put them in a room with a collection of toys, bouncy balls and funny wigs. On the wall was an electronic scoreboard. He told them: “The door out of here is locked. But if you can […]

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The Art of Rewiring Your Body for Comfort

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Almost all the people I see in my chronic pain clinic have one problem that’s overshadowing all the others: over time, their bodies have become wired for pain. What is the wiring in your body? If you think about your house, running through the walls are the electrical wires. You flick switches and lights turn […]

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Is it Too Late to Get Out of Pain?

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Getting out of chronic pain may be the hardest thing you face in your life. The stakes are high – very high. On the one side is living with pain, where everything feels like it’s closing in around you, clipping the edges of your life. The stakes are high – very high. On the one […]

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The True Meaning of Life After Pain

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Some years ago, when I was living with chronic pain, I can’t say I was the happiest camper to be around. Sure – I’d try and put on a happy face for friends and family – but that’s exactly what it was….trying. It’s hard to be genuinely relaxed and cheerful when you’re wondering when your back […]

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