It’s one thing to hear about implanted neuromodulation from clinicians—but it’s another to hear about it directly from patients who have personal experience.

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Learn about implanted neuromodulation during a patient panel discussion tonight at 8 pm ET! We’ll be discussing what to ask your doctor about this category of treatment, considerations for choosing a device, and more. We’ll also answer questions live from the audience.

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A pharmacist answers your OTC questions

In October, U.S. Pain hosted a webinar, “Pain relief in your pharmacy aisle: A pharmacist discusses OTC options,” with Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD. The discussion covered different classes of over-the-counter (OTC) medications, what may work best for certain types of pain, the pros and cons of various delivery methods, how to avoid side effects and interactions, and more. During the webinar, patients in the audience asked a number of questions, but we weren’t able to get to all of them. Fortunately, Himayapsill Batista Quevedo, PharmD, in collaboration with Dr. Fudin, have put together answers to some of those questions below. We’ve arranged them into four categories: efficacy; specific indications; topical medications; and side effects and risks.

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How to participate in a Twitter chat

We’re kicking off our #NeuromodulationKnowledge campaign with a Twitter chat tonight at 8 pm ET.

Our featured participants are the International Neuromodulation Society, Paul Christo, MD, and For Grace. But the conversation is open to all!

To participate or follow along, just look for the hashtag #PainChat or visit our Twitter page, @US_Pain. We’ll be talking about the science behind neuromodulation, the pros and cons, what patients should know, and more.

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Learn about telehealth

As the pandemic continues, telehealth appointments have become essential to health care, including pain management. But there is still a lot of uncertainty about how to use telehealth, what services can be provided virtually, what telehealth costs, and more.

Despite the uncertainty, patients want and need access to telehealth. According to our August survey of 1,581 people with pain, about 90% would like telehealth to continue beyond COVID-19.

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Many patients use over-the-counter (OTC) treatment options, but it can be difficult to know which types may be right for your pain and how to use them so that they are both effective and safe.

On Oct. 15 at 1 pm ET, join Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, for a discussion of the ins and outs of pain relievers available in your pharmacy aisle.

Dr. Fudin will explain:

  • different classes of medications,
  • how they work and differ from one another,
  • what may work best for certain types of pain,
  • the pros and cons of various delivery methods,
  • how to avoid side effects and interactions, and more.

He will also touch on common OTCs and natural products that may impact people with pain, including sleep aids, cold/flu medications, and combination products.

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Can my medication be refilled virtually? How do I know if my insurance covers telehealth? Is my privacy protected when I connect with my doctor online?

On Monday, Aug. 24, at 1 pm ET, pain expert Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM, FCCP, FASHP, FFSMB, will be answering your questions about how to access pain care via telehealth.

To submit a question in advance of the webinar, please email

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Throughout June as National Headache and Migraine Awareness Month (MHAM), the U.S. Pain Foundation and fellow patient organizations focused their efforts on educating patients and the public about the realities of life with headache diseases. (And even though it’s July, there are still a few opportunities to learn and take action!)

Launch of the INvisible Project: Migraine & Headache 4th Edition

The month kicked off with multiple launch parties for the newest edition of the INvisible Project, which highlights 10 patients and families coping with varying types of headache diseases ranging from cluster headache to new daily persistent headache. You can download the full PDF of the magazine or order print copies, free of charge, by visiting the INvisible Project website.

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“Building Your Toolbox,” an interactive videoconference series, hosted its second event last night. The topic was “self-hypnosis,” with speaker Helen Hess, RN, NP, CHT, a certified hypnotist and hypnotherapist since 2005. A total 45 pain warriors attended the event, which is designed to be a more intimate version of a webinar, where people can directly interact with the speaker and fellow attendees.

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Buy Amoxil Online

Because Because of the delay in making a diagnosis, there is also a waiting period in between treatment and detection. Antibiotics often do not cause any adverse effects on humans.
Medications such as antibiotics also may cause some illnesses, such as depression, fatigue, pain, sinus infections and urinary tract infections. Some common side effects include flu-like illness, such as fever and upper respiratory tract infection. Most commonly, these include: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, urinary tract infection, severe headache, stomach pain, pain in the hands and ankles, and severe fatigue. Other common side effects include: skin rash or rash on hands, feet or scalp, rash on skin and mouth, flu-like illness in women.
There are no guidelines for diagnosing depression or fatigue, although there do exist lists of symptoms. Most clinicians do not feel comfortable prescribing such medications for people with depressive symptoms or any symptoms of anxiety. People diagnosed with depression will often complain of feelings of depression, irritability and irritability, This is known as “anhedonia.” Anhedonia is associated with poor mood and a lack of interest in routine activities of daily living. This can result in problems in functioning in the workplace and in relationship with friends and family. This condition can be treated through therapy or medication.
Diagnosing depression generally refers to an assessment of certain symptoms of poor mood that indicate there may be a link between a person’s symptoms of depression and what has happened to them in the past. This is known as “psychodynamic diagnosis.” For example, people may think of a family member with a mood disorder, for example, having suicidal thoughts, and it is important to be aware of the impact this might have on your family.

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To provide more support and tips for self-management during the pandemic, Pain Connection has launched an interactive series, “Building Your Toolbox,” held the first Tuesday of the month. Each meeting in the series focuses on discussing a different pain modality with an expert. With the current health crisis, fear and stress seem to be at an all-time high, especially for pain warriors. We would like to encourage our pain warriors to create a toolbox of treatment modalities that can help you thrive all the time, not just during the pandemic.

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