It is safe to say that everyone has experienced pain at some point during life. Pain not only causes physical discomfort; it can affect your mental and emotional health—increasing your stress and sapping your motivation. One pain researcher suggested that if he “included every disease that causes aches and pains, the list would wrap around the Earth.” Here we take a look at some of the common conditions that are known to cause pain, especially fibromyalgia, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), and opioid use disorder.

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Pain And Depression: Is There A Link?

Pain and depression are closely related. Depression can cause pain—and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle in which …