Two years ago I began to have shoulder and neck pain. At first I thought it was a bad night sleep and had a little bit of tension
Then I began to have a relapse in my depression and also the pain got worse
Finally my pain management doctor ordered an MRI and he told me that I had a bulging disc in my lower back.
So my question is...
Is somatic pain REAL & the physical pain was due to the depression?
Or was it physical AND somatic?
Does anyone now or in the past have a doctor that didn't… read more
I've tried Eucalyptus lotion, which helps falling asleep, but not continuously through the night. So tired of being tired.
Does anyone feel like all you do is get in the way and slow everyone else down? As though everyone wants to get somewhere yesterday and you can't do so until tomorrow and so they are all ready and waiting at the door and you sometimes just end up passing on the trip, or activity, because you are still trying to get on your shoes and coat, so to speak.
I would be grateful to hear from anyone who has been misidentified as a drug addict due to their pain condition. I would also be grateful to hear how this has affected your illness and quality of life? Please find my story below;
I suffer from a painful bladder condition, interstitial cystitis. In early February I stayed overnight at my partner's house. He was not working the following day and we had a rare opportunity to spend it together. I had undergone a DSMO treatment for my interstitial… read more