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What Is RSD?

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RSD stands for Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy. McGill Pain Index has ranked it as the most painful form of chronic pain. If you have RSD, there are some common symptoms. According to the New York State Department of Health, “the key symptom is, chronic, intense pain that is out of proportion to the severity of the injury and which gets worse over time rather than better.” The most commonly affected areas of your body include: arms, legs, hands or feet. … Continue reading

Ketamine: A Solution for Fibromyalgia

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For the last decade, millions of people have finally been given a diagnosis for their chronic, widespread pain: Fibromyalgia. This condition has baffled the medical field for many years, as there is often not a clear reason behind the pain in many patients. Because most patients suffer from widespread pain, it often cannot be associated with a specific injury or trigger. Patients may suffer from chronic headaches, burning sensations in their hands, irritable bowel syndrome, and cramps in their feet all at the same time – leading doctors to believe that these symptoms are not related. Yet, with fibromyalgia, they are. … Continue reading