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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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This is How I Roll #WorldDisabilityDay

With nine years of experience rolling , am pretty sure I can be a racer on my throne.. er..chair. Life is filled with moments of sour lemons, jugaad and chocolate cake. But it always comes around to chocolate cake, with cherries of course. I am Leha, a writer and mostly a dreamer with a crazy… Continue reading This is How I Roll #WorldDisabilityDay

Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, invisible illness

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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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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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.

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In conversation with Mr. Muralidharan

At Chronic Pain India, it has been our constant endeavour to not only bring pain warriors together, but to also share their voices to motivate, inspire and most importantly to help us understand the struggles of battling with an invisible illness daily. Today, we have Mr. Muralidharan with us, who is the secretary of National… Continue reading In conversation with Mr. Muralidharan

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On World Suicide Prevention Day

Each year across the globe millions of lives are lost to suicide. That being said, estimates suggest that India lost a staggering 2,30,314 lives to suicide in 2016 (Dandona et al., 2018). Over the years, suicide has slowly announced itself as a full-blown national crisis.

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In conversation with Ms. Swati Agrawal

Today, we have with us, yet another pain warrior who believes in being the change, she wants to see in the world. Swati Agrawal is Associate Director at IDIA Charitable Trust, and a lawyer by training. She has various invisible illnesses, and likes to work towards spreading awareness about invisible illnesses and disabilities.