A Nation in Pain – a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman

painbook  I just ordered this book for my tablet (Kindle edition app) for only $12.49. This is a must-have for all of us with chronic pain conditions!! Also not a bad idea if you have the money to buy a copy for your doctor! Looking forward to reading this book by Judy Foreman.

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A Nation in Pain – Healing our Biggest Health Problem: a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman

Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And yet the press has paid more attention to the abuses of pain medications than the astoundingly widespread condition they are intended to treat. Ethically, the failure to manage pain better is tantamount to torture. When chronic pain is inadequately treated, it undermines the body and mind. Indeed, the risk of suicide for people in chronic pain is twice that of other people. Far more than just a symptom, writes author Judy Foreman, chronic pain can be a disease in its own right — the biggest health problem facing America today.

  • Based on interviews with hundreds of scientists and many hundreds of research studies
  • Written in an informal, conversational tone, and accessible to anyone interested in pain
  • Includes a thoughtful analysis…

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