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Singer Gloria Gaynor Details the Dangerous Surgery She Endured to Beat Chronic Pain

In 1978, singer Gloria Gaynor fell over a monitor while dancing onstage during a performance. That accident changed both her life and her body. Gaynor tells People in an exclusive interview that as a result of that fall she suffered from chronic pain for four decades and underwent several surgeries. Gaynor says she woke up… Read More »

Chronic pain relief: Mindfulness may be just as good as CBT

New research appearing in the BMJ journal Evidence-Based Mental Health suggests that mindfulness could be a promising alternative to cognitive behavioral therapy for relieving some of the psychological and physical symptoms of chronic pain. Mindfulness may be a useful alternative to CBT for easing chronic pain, new research shows. According to the most recent survey… Read More »

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients – Science Daily

Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Eighty-five percent of patients undergoing functional nasal surgery had at least partial improvement in their headaches, according to a research summary and update by Ahmed M. Afifi, MD,… Read More »