Chronic Pain – know the signs and symptoms

Chronic pain is a condition where a person is living in pain for a prolonged period of time. The pain can be caused by an injury, health condition or no identifiable cause.

 

Some of the most common symptoms of chronic pain are:

  • Pain lasting for over 3 months
  • Pain to a part of the body that lasts longer than an injury should take to heal
  • Persistent pain that can be described as mild or beyond
  • Feelings of burning, aching, tingling, pins and needles or shooting
  • The feeling of not being able to get comfortable

 

These symptoms can lead to other complications that include:

  • Difficulty sleeping or insomnia (painsomnia)
  • Constant fatigue
  • Low immunity or frequent colds/flu
  • Depression, irritability or anxiety.

 

If you identify with any of these symptoms, please read this article on how to thrive while living with chronic pain HERE.

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