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How Your Mental Health Affects Chronic Pain

It has been long suspected by Mental Health professionals that an individual’s emotional state affects how they respond to injuries and Chronic Pain. Brain scan research has confirmed that chronic pain can develop due to an emotional response to an injury, a process involving interactions of the Frontal Cortes and Nucleus Accumbens, which are two regions of the brain. Professor Vania Apakarian, the lead scientist in the study, from Northwestern University in Chicago has said ”The injury itself is not enough to explain the ongoing pain. It has to do […]...

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