It’s time for Tuesday-Newsday! The featured blog post this week is “You're too Young to Be That Sick, and Other Misconceptions About Invisible Illness” by Lisa Copen of Rest Ministries.
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WARNING: My goal is to provide the most up-to-date news I can, which you can then take to your personal doctor and debate the merits of before you try it. I do not endorse any of the docs, treatments, info, and meds in anything I post nor can I guarantee they are all effective, especially not for everyone. I always include the citation, source, or website so you know where it came from. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!
*CHRONIC PAIN NEWS
The more cross-talk between two particular brain regions, the greater the chance of the pain becoming chronic
Pediatric Pain: Despite medical advances, many hospitalized children continue to experience serious pain
A new saliva test to detect genetic variations in chronic pain patients could help determine what effects medications will have on them, allowing for personalization of their treatment
(Note: Always be responsible in how you store and dispose of your meds. Consider using a safe or locked closet for storage especially if you have kids in your home)
(Note: Many with chronic pain suffer severe sleep loss - like myself. This an article you need read)
Studies Find Loneliness Linked to Death, Disability: Studies Show That People Who Live Alone or Feel Lonely May Have Worse Health
Birth Control Pills, HRT Tied to Digestive Ills: Researchers found apparent connections between estrogen treatments and Crohn's disease, colitis
*FEATURED BLOG POST
by Lisa Copen of RestMinistries.com