Chronic Pain and Anxiety Go Hand-In-Hand

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 8, 2019 1:27:35 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Chronic Pain, Wellness, Pain Prevention, Chronic Pain and Anxiety

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Chronic pain can be especially difficult to treat when combined with the effects of anxiety. It’s fairly common for sufferers to experience both conditions at once, and in such cases, it can be challenging to determine whether the pain is worsening the anxiety, or the anxiety is intensifying the pain; these often work in conjunction to form a debilitating cycle that may be hard to escape.

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Chronic Pain Sufferers Often Get a Double-Whammy from Depression

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2019 10:06:19 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Chronic Pain, Wellness, Pain Prevention, Depression

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It is widely suggested that up to half of all people living with chronic pain also suffer from depression. And while it is at times difficult to determine whether pain worsens the depression or vice-versa, it’s not surprising that these two conditions can cause, and exacerbate, one another.

According to Harvard Health Publishing, if you live with chronic pain, the likelihood of developing depression or anxiety is tripled. And by the same token, living with depression in turn triples the likelihood of developing chronic pain. When interacting, these two conditions can ‘feed on’ one another and ultimately cause a downward spiral from which it may be difficult to recover.

How can chronic pain cause depression?

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Healthcare Preparation Must-Do's for Travelers

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2019 2:05:23 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Wellness, Health, Pain Prevention

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When planning a vacation, business trip or other type of travel, the primary focus is typically on details such as packing, booking accommodations and scheduling the mode of transportation. These are certainly important considerations, but another critical task that is often overlooked is setting the stage for good health on the go.

Anyone with chronic pain conditions or known disease will likely pack any necessary medications as part of their pre-travel activities. But beyond that, and for those who don’t anticipate health issues along the way, planning for wellness is typically not at the forefront of priority items, even though it should be.

For those who haven’t given much thought to prevention and preparation for good health when traveling, we’ve provided a handy checklist that we hope will prove useful in ensuring healthy, pain-free adventures, wherever you may be!

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8 Simple Yet Transformational Healthy Lifestyle Habits

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 18, 2019 9:16:14 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Wellness, Health, Pain Prevention

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We all want to live healthy and pain-free lives, and for the most part, we understand what we should be doing in order to achieve those goals.

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