The Psychology of Pain

Sooner or later all of us have to deal with periods of time where we are in pain.    Understanding the psychology of pain can help you navigate these challenging periods of time.  All Pain Is Regulated by Your Brain. Traumatic physical injuries do not have psychological triggers per say, but if the pain persists long after an injury has occurred, there is often an emotional aspect involved. Pain also becomes a learned experience and becomes a pattern. When pain is perceived over an extended period of time, the brain produces more pain-causing neurotransmitters and your pain threshold tends to get lower. Essentially, you become more sensitized to pain.   This is…
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