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Book Review: The Weight of a Cherry Blossom by Shruti Buddhavarapu

Introduction Living with Chronic Illness is like being in for a new surprise everyday. Despite following all that you have been advised, your body might choose to respond differently to the same factors daily. Bringing together such experiences of day to day life is Shruti Buddhavarapu's book 'The Weight of a Cherry Blossom'. About the… Continue reading Book Review: The Weight of a Cherry Blossom by Shruti Buddhavarapu

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Five Hacks for Dealing with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is famous for not being curable with any medicine. Therefore, we need to rely on some hacks to manage Fibromyalgia better. Here’s a list of some of them that have worked for me.

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Living with CRPS

In continuation of our previous article on CRPS Awareness, today we will be discussing the challenges of living with CRPS and also talk to few CRPS warriors about their life.

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CRPS Awareness Month

Across the globe November is celebrated as CRPS Awareness Month. It is one of the most challenging chronic pain conditions and falls into the category of rare illnesses. Chronic pain is a global public health challenge, becoming an area of great concern to Healthcare professionals, patients, families, and the wider society.

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Gifts for Spoonies

Here are some gift ideas that would be appreciated (hopefully) by the Warriors. They could find it helpful and you would find it liberating. Finally, being able to do something, even remotely useful. So, it's a win-win (as much as it can be in circumstances like this).

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CRPS Awareness Day

We at Chronic Pain India believe in the power of support groups and hence have formed one exclusively for Pain Warriors and Caregivers. While medication and therapy is important, it is equally important to reach out to fellow pain warriors and bare your heart to them. It must also be remembered how on such landmark… Continue reading CRPS Awareness Day

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A Journey through Invisibility

Sharing with you a poster, conceptualized by Dr. Anubha Mahajan and co-designed by Dr. Anubha. Mahajan and Sagar Mangla for advocating Chronic Pain at the Shared Decision Making Conference held earlier this month. She used this poster to share her story in her speech. Aptly titled 'A Journey through Invisibility' this poster has a story of… Continue reading A Journey through Invisibility

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In conversation with Mr. Udaykumar Bagade

Next in our series of featuring Pain Warriors, all throughout the Pain Awareness Month, is Mr. Udaykumar Bagade. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Making these words his motto, Udaykumar did not let an… Continue reading In conversation with Mr. Udaykumar Bagade

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In conversation with Mr. Sanjeev Agrawal

September is celebrated as Pain Awareness Month across the globe.  To commensurate the same, we have been sharing stories from pain warriors, doctors and caregivers of their experiences of living with pain. Today, we have with us a truly inspiring gentleman, Mr. Sanjeev Agrawal. He is a pain warrior himself and along with it, he… Continue reading In conversation with Mr. Sanjeev Agrawal

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Chronic Pain India is now on YouTube

At Chronic Pain India, it has been our constant endeavour to bring forth stories of Pain Warriors and spread awareness about living with pain. This Pain Awareness Month, we launched our YouTube Channel as a step further towards our goal.