Pain

Can you die of pure pain?

Can you die of pure pain? Yes, Yes, and Yes. I nearly died seven times. Others have answered this question who clearly have never been subjected to pain that is so intense and prolonged that sleep deprivation could be the cause of death by a heart attack. That was my first ‘almost’ died. Just so…

What is the medical terminology for discomfort?

Whatever works best for you. Finding the right combination of treatments for each different pain patient is still an art as well as a science. The best pain management clinics use multiple approaches; for example: medications + physical therapy exercises + TENS. The goal is to restore as much normal function as possible, without making…

What causes pain in the back of the neck?

If you’re experiencing chronic pain, then it might be time to go to your doctor to get it checked out. After all, your neck – or cervical spine – is an incredibly important part of your body. It’s a coordinated network of bones, nerves, joints and muscles that connect directly to your brain and spinal…

Can you cope with persistent pain?

I have a condition that is rated as one of the highest on the McGill index for pain above childbirth, amputation, and cancer pain. I could write a book on this, I’m sure. I’ll try to keep it somewhat simple for times sake and cover a few of the more universal points. I think its…

How strong was Pain?

Ad by CapitalOne ShoppingBefore you shop at Amazon Prime, read this.The dead giveaway that tells you when Amazon’s giving you a better price than other retailers.Pain is easily one of the most powerful shinobi in Naruto Shippuden. Hanzo of the Salamander went down fighting him. Though this could also be attributed to a lack of…

What is the reason for a sudden, sharp head pain?

What is the reason for a sudden, sharp head pain? When you say it’s sudden and you mean that it was zero in one minute and 10 in the next minute, and the headache is so severe thay you cannot do your routine work, it could be ominous like an intracranial bleed. In this case…

What triggers the pain in your throat when you sob (or attempt …

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Why there is so much pain and struggle in life?

Hi Don, Thank you for asking. I’ve decided to write a book on this topic because I can answer this from many angles and it would be too long for Quora (I let it get longer here than planned). I may change the word pain to miserable. Boiling it down to the crux of the…

Why do some people like pain?

Why do some people like pain? Have you ever googled yourself? Do a “deep search” instead.This new search engine reveals so much more. Type in your name, wait 8 seconds, brace yourself.I’ll assume your question is about the sexual gratification some people associate with giving or receiving pain, i.e., sadism and masochism. Like most things,…

Why is a colonoscopy unpleasant?

I didn’t realize how sensitive the inner walls of my colon were until I had a colonoscopy, and I turned into the most awful patient I’d ever seen! I was sort of into preventative testing for a couple of years and this was just a routine screening colonoscopy. I knew what the inside and outside…