Tag Archives: Chronic

‘Drugs don’t work when you’re trying to ease many kinds of chronic pain’

Chronic pain – defined as pain that lasts for more than three months – is debilitating, ­common, and often proves very difficult to treat. Doctors split pain into two camps. Secondary pain is linked to an underlying condition so it is often clear what can be done to help. But primary pain is where there’s… Read More »

Chronic Conditions Tied to Severe COVID-19 More Common in Southeast, Rural Areas

THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 — Obesity. Diabetes. Heart disease. COPD. Kidney disease. These chronic medical conditions all raise the risk of suffering a severe case of COVID-19, but a new government report shows some parts of the United States are far more vulnerable to these risks than others. In a review of more than 3,000… Read More »

Allergan highlights strong women in new Botox ads for chronic migraine use

Migraine episodes are tough, but the women who fight through them are tougher. That’s the message from Allergan in its evolved Botox for chronic migraine marketing. New TV ads, first begun in the fall, feature strong women in various roles—including mom, chef, architect, park ranger and science teacher—powering through their too-frequent migraine days. Chronic migraine sufferers by… Read More »

Why is asthma a chronic problem

It can help you figure out what makes your asthma worse, whether your treatment is working, and when you need emergency care. Jump to navigation Jump to search Not to be confused with Chronic toxicity. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. Research has shown that people… Read More »