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Pain medicine

Pain unveiled: Navigating chronic pain and its solutions

Chronic pain is a complex and debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Unlike acute pain, which typically arises from an injury or illness and resolves as the body heals, chronic pain persists for weeks, months, or even years. This enduring discomfort can significantly impact a person's quality of life, affecting their physical and emotional well-being. In this article, we delve into the causes, effects, and management strategies for chronic pain.

Cannabis prescriptions in the UK: What you need to know

In November 2018, legislative changes in the United Kingdom opened the door to the prescription of medicinal cannabis-based products (CBPMs) across the nation. In his latest online article, Dr Rajesh Menon delves into the conditions for which medical cannabis is prescribed, the underlying mechanisms of its prescription, eligibility criteria for patients, and the professionals authorised to prescribe it.

An in-depth exploration of fibromyalgia: part 1

According to a recent study in Scotland, it was found that about 5% of the Scottish people would receive a positive diagnosis for fibromyalgia using the criteria set by the American College of Rheumatology. Extrapolating this data to the UK's population, it is estimated that roughly 3 million people in the country are currently coping with the challenges of fibromyalgia. In the first article of a two-part series, leading consultant in pain medicine Dr Husham Al-Shather explores fibromyalgia, explaining triggers and misconceptions about the condition.

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