We Don’t Know: Pain

We Don’t Know: Pain

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Pain. We know it when we feel it. Not just because it hurts… [scream] But because it’s so subjective and hard to quantify. What do do doctors rely on as the gold standard to evaluate pain in 2016? Self assessment. That’s right, a chart that goes from happy face 0 to sobbing face 10. Not …

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The Upside of Stress

The Upside of Stress

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When I need to unwind, there’s nothing I love more than an “experience.” Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef, Zip-lining or even just riding roller coasters at Coney Island. These aren’t relaxing activities by any stretch. In fact, they get my adrenaline pumping, so physiologically I’m experiencing “stress,” but I still enjoy them, and I …

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The psychology of post-traumatic stress disorder – Joelle Rabow Maletis

The psychology of post-traumatic stress disorder – Joelle Rabow Maletis

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Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of us, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. This phenomenon, called post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, isn’t a personal failing; rather, it’s a …

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Migraines 101: Symptoms

Migraines 101: Symptoms

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Migraines are quite common, I would say United States statistics, 30 to 40 million adult patients with migraines. So, one in six, one in ten Americans has a migraine one time or more than one time in their lifetime. So, headache is just one of the symptoms of the syndrome. So, migraine is a–then comes …

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