It MAY be all in your head!
What you feel is real — and your brain may be to blame when a disease isn’t. It’s why a firm diagnosis is often out of reach for those who suffer from chronic pain.
Health problems always seemed to be more drastic for Bill than for others. He wouldn’t just get a cold — he’d get bronchitis. While other kids were skinning knees or bruising elbows, he was breaking bones. Then about six years ago, when he was 36, a car accident changed the course of his life. He hurt his back and couldn’t seem to get over his injuries. Chronic pain set in, and nothing seemed to help. Read more. . .