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Finding Local and Online Support Groups for Chronic Pain and Stress

By |2016-11-03T08:35:38-07:00April 25th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

Especially in today's hyper connected world, no one needs to experience chronic pain or stress related to these conditions alone. Online support groups and access to local groups are just a few clicks away. Here are some groups you can become involved with, as well as resources for finding others [...]

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How Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Help With Mental Disorders?

By |2014-12-08T10:43:47-07:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Cognitive behavioral therapy is an approach to treat a variety of dysfunctions and behaviors with the introduction of systematic procedures and goals. Patients diagnosed with anxiety or depression have been successfully treated for their conditions with the use of cognitive behavioral therapy. How does cognitive behavioral therapy actually help individuals [...]

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Quit Smoking to Improve Your Mental Health

By |2016-11-03T08:35:49-07:00April 23rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

In a recent study published by the British Medical Journal, researchers set out to determine if quitting smoking had additional benefits for mental health beyond the physical benefits already established. Current, popular belief among smokers is that continuing smoking helps alleviate stress and promotes mental well-being. However, this is not [...]

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Going Back to Nature

By |2018-10-22T14:52:01-07:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that Mother Nature is the most inexpensive therapist you can see? Going back to nature and spending time outdoors can help reduce stress and instill calm in your life. This doesn't even have to mean a week-long camping trip without electricity or running water. Just five minutes [...]

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Banish Your Stress With Reading!

By |2018-02-26T17:39:41-07:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Whether your favorite is a fantasy-filled adventure through the world of Harry Potter, a brisk run through a crime-mystery novel, or a long tome of Russian experimental literature, scientists have found that the simple act of reading for pleasure can actually reduce stress levels. Scientists from the University of Sussex [...]

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Benefits of Writing for Stress and Pain Management

By |2016-11-22T17:58:52-07:00April 21st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

The connections between meditation and stress or exercise and pain management are easy to draw. Did you know there may be more low-impact options to help manage your stress and pain, though? Art therapy, which is often used in psychology to help individuals overcome their mental blocks and explore their [...]

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