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Top Ten In October: Nerve Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:30:19-07:00October 31st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

During October on Nevada Pain, we discussed a variety of topics, especially those that dealt directly with nerve pain. Here's our top ten takeaways from the month. 1. Nerve pain can be caused by many different things  Nerve pain isn't only caused by one issue. Instead, there are many different [...]

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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

By |2016-11-03T08:30:35-07:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurological disorder among young adults, afflicting an estimated 2.3 million people worldwide. An abnormal immune system response is thought to be the cause of multiple sclerosis, although several other factors likely influence the disorder, too. Multiple sclerosis occurs when the immune system mistakenly [...]

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Causes Of Neuropathic Leg Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:33:11-07:00July 4th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Neuropathic leg pain is a complex condition that results from nerve damage and usually develops in concert with tissue injury. Nerves are a critical component to the body’s overall functioning. Collectively referred to as the nervous system, nerves control fundamental body processes such as heart rate and blood pressure. They [...]

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Benefits of Exercise for People With Multiple Sclerosis

By |2016-11-03T08:34:56-07:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a debilitating disease that affects more than two million people worldwide. It is believed that the disease is an autoimmune disorder where the body attacks the healthy tissues in the central nervous system. It can lead to pain, fatigue, and even memory loss. However, new [...]

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Not All Disabilities Are Visible

By |2016-11-03T08:39:19-07:00February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Many people with chronic pain suffer from a disability that is largely invisible to everybody else. Hundreds of disabilities--from chronic pain to Crohn's disease to fibromyalgia--are largely invisible. While you might look "fine" to friends or family members, this outside persona hides the pain and suffering occurring on the inside. [...]

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Nevada Medical Marijuana for Pain Management?

By |2014-10-01T10:03:20-07:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

From the beginning, the legalization of medical marijuana in Nevada has been difficult. For years, chronic pain patients have been allowed to grow a few marijuana plants, but it was illegal to actually buy the plants or seeds to do so. In 2013, Nevada legislators eventually did legalize dispensaries that [...]

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