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Medical Reference related to pain management

  1. Fibromyalgia treatments

    Fibromyalgia cannot be cured, but there are treatment options to ease the symptoms of the condition.

  2. When aches and pains disrupt sleep

    It's a vicious cycle: pain keeps you awake, and sleeplessness makes the pain worse.

  3. Don't ignore long-term (chronic) pain

    The British Pain Society says around 10 million people in the UK suffer pain almost every day. Pain is the body's red alert, you must always listen to it.

  4. Ibuprofen: What you should know about side effects

    Ibuprofen can cause a number of side effects. For this reason, take the lowest possible dose of ibuprofen for the shortest possible time needed to control your symptoms.

  5. Pain management: Treatment overview

    The treatments for chronic pain are as diverse as the causes. From over-the-counter and prescription medications to mind/body techniques to acupuncture, if one approach doesn't work, another one might.

  6. Managing chronic pain with complementary and alternative remedies

    Can alternative treatments like acupuncture, massage help ease chronic pain?

  7. Herbs and supplements for fibromyalgia

    Some people turn to complementary or alternative remedies, such as herbs or supplements, for the symptoms of fibromyalgia.

  8. Bruised ribs: Causes, symptoms and care

    A bruised rib will feel painful when you breathe in or cough, and you may have some bruising to the skin or swelling and/or tenderness in your chest.

  9. Best painkillers for your pain

    Different painkillers work better for different types of pain and some painkillers may not be appropriate for some people.

  10. Pain medications

    We look at the types of pain medications available for pain relief.

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