Being diagnosed with a condition that causes chronic pain can put a severe damper or even a hold on your life. So even if your friend or loved one isn't talking to you about it, here are some things you should know.
Clients with whom I've worked suffering from chronic pain symptoms often articulate to me that the most frustrating aspect of living with chronic pain is the unpredictability of the symptoms themselves.
On January 2, 2008 a doctor who I had never seen before (nor since) gave me a drug to control my blood pressure. This drug is now known to be unstable and full of surprises.