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Genital Pain Not Uncommon Among Women

Genital Pain Not Uncommon Among Women

(Reuters Health) – As many as one in 12 women say they have a type of genital pain known as vulvodynia, yet few have been diagnosed with it, a new survey suggests. Vulvodynia refers to pain in the external genital area that can either be chronic or arise from contact, including sex, tampon insertion or […]

Antidepressants Not Effective For Treatment of Abdominal Pain in Children and Adolescents

Antidepressants Not Effective For Treatment of Abdominal Pain in Children and Adolescents

Abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are common in childhood and adolescence. In most cases no medical reason for the pain can be found. Various drug treatment approaches for the different types of abdominal pain-related FGIDs exist. These drug treatments include: prokinetics and antisecretory agents for functional dyspepsia; pizotifen, propranolol, cyproheptadine or sumatriptane for abdominal […]

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

Imagine you are an employer and only half of your employees show up for work each day and then they are only 30 percent effective. Now a review of chronic pain treatments shows that despite the many options available, only about half of treated patients respond, and their pain reduction averages only about 30 percent. […]

Pain-Anxiety-Depression:The Inter-Relationship

Pain-Anxiety-Depression:The Inter-Relationship

Everyone experiences pain at some point, but for those with depression or anxiety, pain can become particularly intense and hard to treat. People suffering from depression, for example, tend to experience more severe and long-lasting pain than other people. The overlap of anxiety, depression, and pain is particularly evident in chronic and sometimes disabling pain […]