The news is daily and constant about the opioid epidemic, offering stats, tragedies and more about how we deal with pain–and its growing. Harvard-trained, DC-area pain specialist, Dr. Aneesh Singla is a unique new source who can help with your pain management and health coverage and can discuss:
-As patients and physicians working together, how aggressively should we treat pain?
-What is “good” pain versus “bad” pain?
-When pain is truly unavoidable, how do we make the best of the situation?
-How do we become better equipped to use our pain as the powerful adaptive tool that it can be?”
In fact, his new book, Why It Hurts: A Physician’s Insights on the Purpose of Pain (May 9th, 2017), discusses that pain helps reveal the root causes of what ails us. It is a highly developed alarm system the body uses to help us prevent further injury and properly attend to our underlying conditions. A veteran speaker and easy-to-understand academic, in an educational and eye-opening interview, Dr. Singla can help with stories that cover:
-The impact holiday stress can have on our pain levels
-How the cold weather may change your chronic pain this winter
-How we can better cope with pain in our lives?
-If medicine could shut off pain completely, what would happen?
-Are opioid painkillers the only option to treat serious pain?
-How we are in the midst of an opiate crisis with over 24K overdoses per year in the U.S.
-How large and how expensive of a problem chronic pain is in the U.S.
Visit http://www.whyithurtsbook.com/ for more information.