Drug Interactions Checker This is a great resource for anyone taking medications. Perhaps if I had this during my medication experimentation phase, I wouldn't have felt so confused about my symptoms. All [...]
Life's pace is vastly slower if you are living with chronic pain. Anticipated outcomes from things like new treatments, explanations about causes of pain, pain research, realisations about personal ideas relating to my own experience all take months, years and even over a decade to arrive. Yesterday was the day I finally received some closure about the wicked Lyrica. There's been a build-up of medication reporting this past year but none of it hit the spot like The Project's report. I love the reporting on this show – it's one of the few programs that brings me to the TV. While watching last night, I got that bullseye feeling: I'm not crazy! How often does a person living with pain come to this blissful realisation? Not often enough I can tell you.
Join Dr. Echenberg (Dr E) and the Pain ‘Down There’ team as we talk with Lior Ofir about her experience with Restless Genital Syndrome (better known as Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder or PGAD). Lior will share her story and Dr. E will give us medical insights into this syndrome that afflicts an unknown number of women. We’ll talk about: – why this syndrome needs a new name – why there’s such hopelessness and desperation surrounding it (and why that doesn’t have to be the case) – the top 3 things on Lior’s list to manage her symptoms – vestibulectomies – how to talk to your spouse or sexual partner
When I presented at the Royal College of General Practitioners Dealing With Addiction Conference in 2018 (GPADD18) I was astounded to learn the stats on overdoses. I was horrified to learn [...]
“When we live with pain for a long time, it changes who we are. It changes how we see the world and how we relate to the world. It changes everything. It [...]
September 24 @ 8:30 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm $220 – $330 This 2 day workshop for GPs and Health Professionals aims to provide participants with an inter-professional learning opportunity to better [...]
UPDATE: FEB 26, 2020 Dear Participants, Thank you for listening to Dr. Marvel's Webinar. It was a great presentation. If you did not have an opportunity to listen to it or would [...]
I’m sure you’ll all agree my advocacy for chronic pain has been extensive in my 13-year lived experience. I’ve learned a lot about who to trust, who I should collaborate with and [...]