Article: Diagnosing Depression in People with Chronic Pain – Arthritis Health

Personally speaking I find this to be an interesting read regarding chronic pain and diagnosing depression, especially the discussion about patients not recognising that they may be depressed because their focus is mainly on their pain levels.  Also, the fact that many doctors don’t screen for depression so many of us can go untreated, and… Read More Article: Diagnosing Depression in People with Chronic Pain – Arthritis Health

Article from Arthritis-health: How Chronic Pain May Sap Your Motivation

This article is with reference to Rheumatoid Arthritis but in my own opinion it could easily be applied to many other illnesses such as Fibromyalgia, Hypermobility, EDS, MS and many other Invisible Ilnesses which involve Chronic Pain. The opening lines of this short article explain the sequence of the basics: pain > tired > depressed… Read More Article from Arthritis-health: How Chronic Pain May Sap Your Motivation

It’s August and time for a – New Poll – In what ways does the weather affect your pain?

This months poll is about whether the weather affects our pain. I’ve noticed this last month with the interchangeable weather that myself and many other Chronic Pain sufferers have been bothered by various elements connected to weather, temperature and atmospheric pressures.  Let’s see how they affect us. Which 2 will you select? Please feel free… Read More It’s August and time for a – New Poll – In what ways does the weather affect your pain?