Pain is a complex experience within the human body that is comprised of interactions between physical, cognitive, emotional and environmental factors. Pain can be acute or chronic.
Acute pain is pain lasts under 3-6 months and is typically caused by an event or injury.
Chronic pain lasts 3-6 months or longer and is characterized as a condition or state of being.
Chronic pain persists well beyond expected healing time and often serves no purpose in the body (e.g., migraines or back pain). Pain is often times poorly understood. Pain, acute or chronic, can be absolutely debilitating and lower a person’s overall quality of life.
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Luckily, there are many different treatment options and lifestyle changes available. In some cases, additional support from supplements can be effective in treating or reducing the severity of your pain.