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Overcome the Clutter

Overcome the Clutter

by Carolyn Noel, Webmaster, The Pain Community I recently read an article, Does Chronic Pain Lead to Hoarding?, the photo with the article caught my eye. I lived next door for five years to a hoarder and I know what it looks like. What I saw in the photo was...

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Hide and Watch: How I Learned to Approach Fear

Hide and Watch: How I Learned to Approach Fear

by Cindy Leyland, Director of Affiliate Relations, The Pain Community Fifty years ago this winter, I spent a month at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. I had lived with severe asthma 11 of the 12 years of my life. Earlier in my life, suspecting a heart issue,...

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

People living with chronic pain often receive unsolicited advice about what to do to get rid of pain: eat chocolate, take this supplement, keep this crystal under the pillow, wear this bracelet, listen to that song, etc. Well intentioned suggestions that have limited,...

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