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#pain

# pain - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day

Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.

# pain - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From The42 Henshaw set for surgery after being ruled out of Lions tour with North Tour Over

Henshaw set for surgery after being ruled out of Lions tour with North

The Ireland centre looks like he could miss the start of next season.

# pain - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 A former NFL player is fighting for the league to change its harsh stance on marijuana OLD-FASHIONED

A former NFL player is fighting for the league to change its harsh stance on marijuana

And Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe is putting his money where his mouth is.

# pain - Monday 17 April, 2017

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness Fibromyalgia This post contains videos

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness

Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.

# pain - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The42 'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down' Pain This post contains videos

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down'

Ex-Coventry player David Busst on adjusting to life after a horrific leg break prematurely ended his career in English football.

# pain - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief

Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.

# pain - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation

Her mother described how her daughter, who once had a bright future ahead of her, now faces a life of no hope and never-ending pain.

# pain - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'

21-year-old Colleen had to wait two years before she could get an x-ray for her scoliosis.

# pain - Friday 27 January, 2017

From The42 'I caused my own pain' - Richie Towell on his injury-plagued start to the season Problems

'I caused my own pain' - Richie Towell on his injury-plagued start to the season

With the Championship table toppers performing well, the ex-Dundalk star has found first-team action hard to come by.

# pain - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# pain - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather

There may be biological reasons why pain feels more intense in the winter.

# pain - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'

Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.

# pain - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"

An anonymous person writes about the stress of chronic pain – and how they hope that medicinal cannabis could help.

# pain - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

Around 15% of people describe themselves as being afraid of the dentist.

# pain - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Why does the naked mole rat feel no pain and not get cancer?

They wouldn’t feel getting into a hot tub with sunburn.

# pain - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 Horrific scenes as French gymnastics' main medal hope suffers gruesome leg break Pain This post contains videos

Horrific scenes as French gymnastics' main medal hope suffers gruesome leg break

Rings specialist Aït-Said fell to the mat in agony clutching the back of his knee and the lower part of his leg.

# pain - Sunday 17 July, 2016

I'm not JUST grumpy - I'm living with one of the most painful conditions in the world

Steve O’Rourke breaks down life with trigeminal neuralgia a condition that causes sudden and severe face pain that has been compared to being stabbed or struck by lightning.

# pain - Friday 27 May, 2016

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

“Why? Why was I programmed to feel pain?”

# pain - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help

About 35% of people in Ireland are affected by pain which has lasted for three months or more.

# pain - Monday 29 February, 2016

Retired garda who suffers back pain following patrol car ramming awarded €49,000

The garda said his injuries had affected his daily activities and he had not been able to go fly fishing for a year.

# pain - Sunday 7 February, 2016

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'

I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke

# pain - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From The42 ‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices Interview

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

# pain - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From The42 'This one hurts the most' - Pienaar on Ulster's latest play-off upset Pain

'This one hurts the most' - Pienaar on Ulster's latest play-off upset

The South Africa international admits to some bitterness at the late penalty decision in the defeat to Glasgow.

# pain - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

15-year-old speaks about bipolar Dad's suicide: "I don't want other kids to feel alone"

Aisling Carthy said living with her Dad could be very tense but that she has some great memories of times they spent together.

# pain - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From The42 Worried about those pesky shin splints? Fear not, inform yourself and alleviate the pain Pain

# pain - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The42 Snapshot: Semi-final heartbreak for Dublin's Alan Brogan Semi-final Pain

Snapshot: Semi-final heartbreak for Dublin's Alan Brogan

The devastated Dublin star was comforted by family at the final whistle.

# pain - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# pain - Friday 9 May, 2014

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# pain - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From The42 'The sickening, stinging feeling is still there' - Munster lock O'Callaghan Donncha

'The sickening, stinging feeling is still there' - Munster lock O'Callaghan

The 35-year-old explains that the defeat against Toulon left ‘the type of scars you carry.’

# pain - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge What's the worst place to be stung by a bee? This student has found out... Inspired By Cadbury

What's the worst place to be stung by a bee? This student has found out...

Yes, by stinging himself all over his body with a bee. ALL over his body.

# pain - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The42 Saracens defeat 'will haunt Ulster players for the rest of our lives' Hurt

Saracens defeat 'will haunt Ulster players for the rest of our lives'

Ulster captain told his players that beating Saracens would have been a greater achievement than winning the World Cup, but it was not to be.

# pain - Friday 21 March, 2014

Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription

Over half a million people in Ireland suffer with migraine headaches.

# pain - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 acts of potential sabotage you face the minute you start a 'new lifestyle plan' The Hunger

8 acts of potential sabotage you face the minute you start a 'new lifestyle plan'

It’s as though the world wants you to fail.

# pain - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Why do we laugh at people in pain?

We laugh as people break legs, arms and worse – and a student has some suggestions why.

# pain - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Proof that stepping on a Lego brick is the most painful thing in the world World Of Pain

# pain - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 challenges men face that women just don't understand The Anguish

12 challenges men face that women just don't understand

They may think they do, but they couldn’t possibly.

# pain - Thursday 31 October, 2013

People with a genetic history of stress feel more pain - study

A genetic predisposition to stress, anxiety or depression can hurt you physically, a new report says.

# pain - Monday 28 October, 2013

Does heartbreak cause actual pain?

A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.

# pain - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The42 Mayo aren’t the only ones: great sporting droughts Pain

Mayo aren’t the only ones: great sporting droughts

Here are a few of the longest and most painful trophy waits in sport.

# pain - Monday 2 September, 2013

Column: “What do you mean you have arthritis? Sure you’re only a child”

Despite popular belief, arthritis is not just for when you get old and grey. I want to raise awareness about juvenile arthritis so other child sufferers don’t feel the isolation I did, writes Laura Hickey.

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