Dating people chronic pain

23-Feb-2016 02:01

“I can’t imagine surviving something more devastating.” Toussaint had become one of the many Americans suffering from chronic pain—as many as 76 million, according to the American Pain Foundation—who are dealing with everything from arthritis to cancer.And like many pain patients, she struggled to convince doctors her symptoms were real.The first experience of acute low back pain is typically between the ages of 20 and 40.This is often a person's first reason to see a medical professional as an adult. Chronic low back pain is associated with sleep problems, including a greater amount of time needed to fall asleep, disturbances during sleep, a shorter duration of sleep, and less satisfaction with sleep.Toussaint says she was refused X-rays, misdiagnosed, and dismissed as crazy.

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