Body Betrayal

When you don’t know what’s wrong, what do you do? By Kevin Whipps It started with stomach cramps. First during the day, and then later, at night, keeping him from sleeping. He saw his doctor, was given a dose of ibuprofen and told to wait. A few weeks later, after a stressful trip to a … Read more

Gender And Pain: Women More Susceptible, Researchers Say

Men and women experience chronic pain differently, an increasingly large body of research into the area of gender and pain says. Women are more likely to experience chronic pain and related conditions, such as fibromyalgia. However, when it comes to pain after surgery or minor procedures, the picture is more nuanced, according to research conducted … Read more