Emotional Health and Chronic Pain

Posted on March 13, 2018

Life with chronic pain can be challenging if a person had a physical injury however, emotional trauma or stress may also be related to people's chronic pain. Managing stress is best done alongside others with stress-related chronic pain who understand what you are going through.

On MyChronicPainTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with chronic pain, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Emotional health is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about emotional health:

Do you ever feel you are losing control?

How do you cope when you feel physically and mentally exhausted?

Does anyone practice meditation/relaxation techniques for pain, stress, anxiety?

Here are some conversations about emotional health:

Does anyone find a correlation between stress and pain?

My mental state is being affected. I get put down the way I act. I look fine so people think I am.

I'm in a stress-induced flare right now. I'm trying to still enjoy time with my family.

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyChronicPainTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

So sorry you're having problems getting your meds for pain Doctors are so afraid to give them any more ,

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