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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Vol. 110, No. 43. , pp. 17534-17539, doi:10.1073/pnas.1306285110 Loss-of-function mutations in the human voltage-gated sodium channel NaV1.7 result in a congenital indifference to pain.
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Shoulder pain is a very common presentation in primary care. Evidence of benefit for subacromial corticosteroid injection is inconclusive and confined largely to studies with short follow-up.
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In a groundbreaking discovery, a collaborative team of researchers from Wisconsin, Spain, and France reported in December 2013 the first evidence of specific molecular changes at a genetic level following a period of mindfulness meditation .
Give yourself at least 10 minutes each day to practice Letting Go as a meditation.
A pain is an unpleasant sensory feeling and everyone experiences pain at one point or another due to actual or potential tissue damage and one is the best judge of his/her own pain as the severity of the pain can be pointed out more accurately by that person who's in pain rather than by other observers.