Tips to Help Reduce Suffering caused by Chronic Pain!
This piece does not replace professional advice from a health care provider relevant to your condition.
These are some wee tips that may help alleviate the suffering of chronic pain.
We put together these wee tips as we recognised with COVID19, and all the challenges that often brought people were suffering even more than usual.
Chronic pain, whether physical or emotional, can be totally draining. It may even lead someone to thoughts of suicide. So please, if you are thinking of suicide, talk to someone. Samaritans 116 123 your life does matter, and you matter.
The tips sheets also offer some other website or links which may be helpful for you.
Having a support network can help, and in addition to friends and family, it's worth seeing which other groups maybe have their own peer support groups or online classes or information that may offer some respite e.g.
- Cancer-related pain
- Nerve and spinal
- There is also the time you need to give yourself if you are recovering from COVID19 and seek advice from your health care providers.
- This wee link may also be useful from the ME Association.
Sometimes when we feel overwhelming pain, we can turn to strategies that may be distracted in the short term, but in the long term can lead to more challenges,
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There are some resources there you may find helpful.
We would love to have a magic wand to make all the pain out of the world until we find that all we can do is maybe help each other suffer a wee bit less.
I am truly sorry if you are reading this and experience chronic or even acute episodes of pain. This was written for you, with love, in the hope it may offer you something which even for a wee while helps you smile.
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